Choosing Interior Door Knobs and Handles 

Door handles and door knobs can make more difference to a room’s aesthetics than many think – and it really does pay to choose carefully! That is why we are here today, to provide all with an insight into the various styles and design available and to share tips on how to choose the right door fittings to complete your interior.

Internal doors are essential features within all properties, acting as both separators and access points, therefore it goes without saying that you probably have a few door knobs and handles in your home to consider. The modern four-bedroom home in fact has an average of 15 doors, and some more traditional properties can have even more!

Door knobs can be used to aid interior design, used to tie elements together and to increase elegance through enhancing finer details. When choosing door fittings and fixtures it is not only important to consider style and design but to also think about practicality and durability. There really are so many different options to choose from that it really is important that you know what you are looking for.

Things to Consider

Lever handles or knobs?

One of the first decisions that you need to make is whether you want door handles or door knobs. For each option there are both plain and simple designs and decorative and flamboyant styles available. Period home doors can look great with a traditional door knob and door handles can suit minimalist designs.


You don’t only need to think about style but also functionality. You must be practical in order to ensure the most appropriate fittings are chosen.  A few things that you need to take into consideration are the weight of your doors, how your doors are going to be used and who your doors are going to be used by.

Style and Design

Once you have determined whether you want to buy a door handle or a door knob you can start thinking about the smaller details, looking for options which suit your door and room. You need to decide whether you a modern or traditional design, what colour you would like, what size handle or knob you want and more.

Other Doors in Your Home

Unless you are planning on buying new door knobs/handles for all of your doors, you should take into consideration the current door fittings within your home. It can be a good idea to where possibly use similar door fittings within homes, of course they do not have to all be exactly the same it is just a good idea to ensure that you avoid having a complete mismatch.

These are only some of the things that you need to think about when choosing door furniture too! If you are still unsure as to what exactly you want, we advise that you visit a door knob supplier’s website today where you will be able to browse their product collections for inspiration.


Paul Petersen