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Feature Article

The Necessary Accessory:
Hardware Trends for 2017
BY PJ ROSCH, SENIOR BRAND MANAGER, BALDWIN HARDWARE

T

he first impression of a
home occurs upon opening
the front door. The feel,
weight, sound and overall
aesthetic of the entry
hardware immediately sets the tone.
From formal and elegant to cool
and contemporary, the entryway
begins to tell the design story. And
a simple refresh of hardware can
transform the look of any room and
breathe fresh ideas into a familiar
environment. This year, consider
hardware to be the necessary
accessory to keep on trend.
"An entrance door handle is really
the first point of contact a person
has with a home and the kind of
knob or lever that's on a door can
help to make a grand entrance," said
Fredy Orellana, global senior project
manager for Baldwin Hardware.
The first trend to be aware of this
year is the blending of time periods.
Design trends for 2017 are leaning
toward a mixed, yet cohesive style
that combines traditional, vintage
designs with clean, modern looks.
The marriage of traditional and
modern elements with a variety of
unique finishes and materials blurs
the lines between strict style periods.
"I'm seeing what I call the
mainstreaming of modernism. It's no
longer an either/or with clients - are
you traditional or are you modern?"
said Baldwin Design Council Member,
Amy Janof. "The combining of
modern and traditional elements
seems to be transcending the eclectic
movement. I would we will continue
to see architecture combining the old

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Licensed Architect - Summer 2017

President’s Message
ADA Advice Accessibility: Handrail Details for Stairways and Ramps
Continuing Education A Review of Window, Door and Skylight Standards and Certification
Buyer’s Guide
Feature Article The Necessary Accessory: Hardware
Continuing Education Providers/ ALA New Members
Insurance Design Professionals and Cyber Risk - Part 2
Second Chances for Buildings The New Roof is Still Leaking?
Feature Article What Do Clients Want? Amenities, style and function
Firm Management Tools for Small Firms: Time Management
Index of Advertisers
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Intro
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - cover1
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - cover2
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 3
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 4
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 5
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - President’s Message
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 7
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - ADA Advice Accessibility: Handrail Details for Stairways and Ramps
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 9
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 10
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 11
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 13
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 15
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Continuing Education A Review of Window, Door and Skylight Standards and Certification
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 18
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 19
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 20
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Buyer’s Guide
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 22
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 23
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 24
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Feature Article The Necessary Accessory: Hardware
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Continuing Education Providers/ ALA New Members
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Insurance Design Professionals and Cyber Risk - Part 2
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 28
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 29
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Second Chances for Buildings The New Roof is Still Leaking?
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 31
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 32
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Feature Article What Do Clients Want? Amenities, style and function
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - 35
Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Firm Management Tools for Small Firms: Time Management
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Licensed Architect - Summer 2017 - Index of Advertisers
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