Nickel finish in door hardware epitomizes a blend of timeless beauty and functional elegance. Rooted deeply in design history, nickel's storied trajectory spans from the dazzling aesthetics of the Art Deco era to its pivotal role in mid-century designs, emphasizing its adaptability and perennial charm.
Today's door hardware design world witnesses a revival of this classic finish, a sentiment resoundingly mirrored in our TIMELESS by FORMANI collection. Constructed from a resilient bronze base, we employ specialized techniques to achieve a spectrum of finishes: polished, satin, and PVD nickel. This meticulous approach reflects FORMANI's unwavering commitment to craftsmanship and innovation, ensuring architects and interior designers are equipped with door and window handles, cabinet knobs and pulls and other hardware accessories, that perfectly fuses ageless allure with contemporary functionality.
When it comes to choosing door hardware in nickel finishes for interior design, it's essential to understand the differences between polished (bright), satin, and PVD nickel to make an informed decision. Each finish offers its own unique aesthetic and functional advantages, making them suitable for different environments and design preferences. Let's delve into the characteristics and applications of each:
Central to the creation of both satin and bright nickel finishes for door hardware is the intricate galvanic process. This electroplating method infuses a base material with a thin layer of nickel, thereby enhancing its aesthetic appeal and durability.