Top 10 door handles for minimalistic interiors

Creating a minimalist interior is a quest for simplicity and refinement. It revolves around cultivating an environment where tranquility takes center stage and every detail serves a purpose. This requires a careful balance of elements, the use of high-quality materials, and attention to details. Architectural hardware is one of these crucial details that seamlessly blend form and function, adding a touch of elegance and functionality to the overall design.

At Formani, we have various collections that perfectly fit within a minimalist interior. Here are our top 10 choices for minimalist door handles.

1. INC by Piet Boon

The INC collection is a testament to minimalist design, featuring a sleek inclination that effortlessly harmonizes with modern interiors. Balancing form and function, these handles prioritize both aesthetic appeal and practicality. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, they exude refined elegance in any space. Their understated profile ensures seamless integration into minimalist design schemes, adding a touch of sophistication. From residential homes to commercial settings, the INC handles elevate the ambiance with their timeless simplicity.

Formani INC by Piet Boon door hardware for minimalistic interiors
Formani EDGY by Mathieu Bruls door hardware for minimalistic interiors

2. EDGY by Mathieu Bruls

The pronounced angular design of EDGY by Mathieu Bruls makes it ideal for minimalist interiors. The sharp contours of the handles are softened by the available finishes, enhancing their modern look while maintaining simplicity and functionality. With a focus on simplicity, the EDGY handles seamlessly integrate into minimalist aesthetics, appreciating clean lines and refined details. This emphasis on simplicity not only enhances the visual appeal but also ensures that the handles contribute to a harmonious and uncluttered environment, where every element serves a purpose.

3. RIBBON by Bob Manders

The RIBBON collection, designed by Bob Manders, stands out for its flowing, continuous design without rosettes, offering a visually calming element to minimalist interiors. This single piece, with sleek lines merged into one whole, creates an uninterrupted sense of movement and momentum, seamlessly blending areas into each other. The handles boast a seamless structure, effortlessly blending into environments that value subtle elegance and understated design. The unique form factor of the RIBBON collection adds an artistic touch to minimalist spaces and emphasizes the beauty of simplicity.

Formani RIBBON by Bob Manders door hardware for minimalistic interiors
Formani ONE by Piet Boon door hardware for minimalistic interiors

4. ONE by Piet Boon

Our ONE collection, developed in collaboration with Piet Boon, is regarded as an icon in minimalist interior designs. The refined design adds a subtle luxury finishing touch. Despite the distinctive nature of this design, it is formed by just one shape: the cylinder, which is combined in refined ways. This creates a sense of simplicity in both the L-shaped and T-shaped designs, maximizing both form and function. Additionally, the small T-shaped furniture knobs from this collection are often chosen for their serene and minimalist appearance, attributed to their size and design. The collection offers an extensive palette of carefully selected colors, making it seamlessly suitable for integration into various serene color schemes.

5. ARC by Piet Boon

Renowned for its ergonomic, continuous curve design, ARC by Piet Boon combines visual appeal with ergonomic functionality and a no-nonsense appeal. With multiple finishes available, this collection embodies minimalist principles of simplicity and utility. Its silhouette, defined by clean lines and geometric precision, emerges from the innovative division of a cylinder volume, resulting in both a flat and curved side. This design approach not only maximizes aesthetic impact but also ensures optimal usability. Suited for interiors emphasizing fluid forms and understated elegance, ARC seamlessly integrates into diverse design schemes, adding sophistication and functionality. Its minimalist ethos guarantees effortless compatibility with minimalist interiors, enhancing their streamlined aesthetic with its sleek presence.

Formani ONE by Piet Boon door hardware for timeless interiors
Formani RIVIO by Gensler door hardware for minimalistic interiors

6. RIVIO by Gensler

Our RIVIO collection, born from the collaboration with Gensler, stands as a hallmark in minimalist interior aesthetics. Its precise geometric design seamlessly integrates into minimalist spaces. Ergonomic and graceful, the handles are meticulously crafted to transition from light to solid, allowing the thumb and fingers to engage in a uniquely comfortable manner. Particularly noteworthy is the 90-degree variant, epitomizing precision and offering a sharp, sleek appearance that complements the straight lines characteristic of minimalist design. Presented in four finishes including PVD satin black, satin stainless steel, bronze, and PVD satin gold, these handles not only enhance the functionality of a space but also contribute to its aesthetic cohesion.

7. ECLIPSE by David Rockwell

The unique design of the ECLIPSE collection is inspired by celestial shapes, with a smooth shape that fits exceptionally well with the minimalist aesthetic. The sublime level of finish creates soft lines that provide a perfect ergonomic grip, turning something ordinary into a special object that marks a transition and transformation in a wide range of interiors. Again, the 90 degree angle variants, DR102 and DR103, are particularly suitable for minimalist spaces and add a distinctive yet understated design element. Available in the same finishes as our RIVIO collection, these handles offer both a tactile and visual softness that complements the minimalist approach to interior design.

Formani ECLIPSE by David Rockwell door hardware for minimalistic interiors
Formani SQUARE by Jan des Bouvrie door hardware for minimalistic interiors

8. SQUARE by Jan des Bouvrie

The SQUARE collection by Jan des Bouvrie pays homage to the purity of square and rectangular shapes, embodying a sense of stability and order through its clean lines and balanced form. Its minimalistic design, akin to an ode to geometric perfection, exudes an air of structured elegance. Presented in 5 different finishes, these handles seamlessly complement minimalist interiors, enhancing their structured and orderly aesthetic. Enhancing the simplicity and coherence of minimalist spaces, the SQUARE collection remains a preferred choice among discerning designers.

9. TWO by Piet Boon

The sturdy yet straightforward design of the TWO collection complements minimalist interiors with a subtle visual presence. The symmetry of the design and the applicability of oak wood add an element of refinement, elevating simple doors with a luxurious touch through the selection of high-quality materials and refined designs. In addition to this variant, there is also the satin stainless steel variant that works very well in minimalist interiors. It creates a clean and contemporary look that enhances the door without overpowering the space. The durable construction and timeless design ensure that these handles not only look beautiful but also stand the test of time, aligning with the minimalist ethos of long-term value.

Formani TWO by Piet boon door hardware for minimalistic interiors
Formani BASICS door hardware for minimalistic interiors

10. BASICS by Formani

The BASICS collection is considered an exemplar of the minimalist principle 'less is more', with the LB2 door handle standing out as an affordable yet high-quality option. This handle, available in the widest range of finishes, is perfect for budget-conscious projects that require durable and stylish hardware. The LB2 combines cost-effectiveness with a simple, functional design, making it an excellent choice for minimalist interiors where both value and style take precedence. The designs are as understated, simple, and pure as they are luxurious, imparting an exquisite finishing touch to any interior and exterior design.


Selecting the right door handles is crucial when designing a minimalist interior. Each handle must not only blend seamlessly with the overall aesthetic but also offer functionality and durability. The collections highlighted here, from ONE by Piet Boon to BASICS by Formani, provide a diverse range of options that cater to different preferences and budget considerations. Whether it's the refined simplicity of the ONE collection or the flowing elegance of the RIBBON collection, these handles add a touch of sophistication to minimalist spaces. With careful attention to detail and a focus on simplicity, these door handles serve as the perfect finishing touch to elevate any minimalist interior design project.

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