Cupboard and door handles could be the way to go and are the final touch that brings a space together. Picture: PxHere

Never underestimate the power of a stylish door handle or knob, writes Marchelle Abrahams.

Want to create an instant update to your home? It can lie in something as simple as paying attention to detail.

Cupboard and door handles could be the way to go and are the final touch that brings a space together.

These days homeowners are spoilt for choice; from the high-end of the luxury market to the inexpensive, you’re bound to found something that suits your style.

To get you started, we’ve come up with a few suggestions.

Bling, bling

Handles Inc is the exclusive supplier of designer Italian brand Oro & Oro. Their Swarovski Crystal Door Knobs are made of polished chrome and embellished with Swarovski crystals. How’s that for a touch of drama in your home?

Priced from R 700 per set.


Simple chic

Poetry homeware has a large selection of door knobs. One of their biggest sellers is their Sea Blue Crackle Door Knob. Finished in a rustic crackle effect, it’s a charming addition to your bedroom or living room.

Price: R35


Wabi Sabi

The Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi has been around for ages, and interior designers are lapping up the trend because of its simplicity and the movement towards having less. Zara Home’s Coloured Aluminium knobs are a celebration of wabi-sabi’s call to imperfection.

Price: R199 for set of 2


Mixed metallics

You can never go wrong with black, especially when combined with a chrome finish. Gelmar’s Chrome Ends Black Centre Handle is exactly that.

Price: R51.99



The botanical trend was big in 2017, and yet is still seems to be going strong. Maybe it’s the vivid tropical patterns and vibrant colours that have homeowners swooning over it.

Twisted R Design, based in Texas, USA, specialises in handmade cabinet knobs. You can find their products on Amazon, and they ship directly to SA.

Price: Set of 10 Pink Mandala Cabinet Knobs