The look for the last decade has been singular: seamless cooking centers where drawer handles, exposed refrigerators and pretty much all visible signs of life (spice racks, bulletin boards and counter clutter) were verboten. Now, as consumer spending rebounds and home remodeling ramps back up, we're seeing a split: Some designers of luxury kitchens are melting that Ice Age of design with warmer finishes and decorative hardware, while others are taking that perfectly polished look even further with advanced materials that make for super-streamlined, high-gloss hangouts.
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Henrybuilt is expanding its offerings to include more leather drawer pulls crafted in-house, lending a warmer, handcrafted touch to its modern designs.
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