Inspiration: Custom Door Handles

Inspiration: Custom Door Handles

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Regina Yunghans
May 17, 2010

Contemporary Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa says, "The door handle is the handshake of the building". What kind of handshake does the entry to your apartment or house present as guests enter your home?

We've gathered here some custom door knobs that give this hardware the attention due to such an important first impression:

1 Hand-Le knob by Naomi Thellier de Poncheville, produced by Pols Potten
2 Plumbing pipe handle in Montreal via Ripe Green Ideas
3 The Decorative Hardware Studio
4 a custom door lever by Alvar Aalto, via Abitare
5 turned wood door knob from Chloe Alberry, via The Telegraph

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