Located right here in Chicago, it has been in business for over 30 years. From Walter Gropius, Arne Jacobsen and Gio Ponti to Phillipe Starck, Helmut Jahn and Jasper Morrison, a whole timeline of great design and quality is available.
This is modern hardware - simple, strong and stylish. It is a treat to click around on the websites of Ironmonger's preferred manufacturers.
We often find that we like a single choice out of many offered when looking at these types of goods, but here the opposite is true - we like nearly everything (especially the group of Bauhaus Design door handles).
We're not planning on any projects that require hardware at the moment, but we know what a big difference nice fittings make. We replaced all of the scary gold tone doorknobs in our apartment a few years ago with simple stainless steel round knobs and it made the whole place feel 30 years more modern in a single afternoon.