Brass and Gold Accents Make a Comeback

I’m going to head out on a limb and say I’m digging all of the warm brass and gold you see utilized as fixtures and hardware in the home today. I never thought I would say that. In fact, even with jewelry, I was a straight platinum or sterling silver kind of girl. But now I’m adoring rose golds for rings and bracelets in addition to the warmer shades of brass and gold which I’m seeing pop up in the toilet, kitchen, and around the house as accents. Here is inspiration for something I believed I would never say — adoring brass and gold.

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Chronicle Books

Could this toilet be more rad? This isn’t your’80s bathroom with gold fixtures. Each of the gold-toned fittings (even the plumbing on the toilet) has the right gold tone which looks luxe, modern, and works so well with the white tile along with splashes of bright orange.

Ken Levenson Architect P.C.

Hello, dream bathroom. Everything concerning this toilet walks that line between vintage and modern. The whirlpool bathtub (with the mod black finish) looks so pretty sitting under the warm gold tones of this shower faucet. Along with the plumbing and towel bar fits metals, so the space appears cohesive.

Splendid Willow

One brassy framed mirror sitting over a stunning blue painted chest with brass knobs: which spells glamorous. A knob in almost any other color wouldn’t have looked right on this fanciful blue chest.

Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Inc..

This warm brass faucet is a less common choice for a farmhouse sink. However, I think it works. The color is more muted and pliable and appears pretty against the sage-green cabinetry.

Lauren Liess Interiors

In this bedroom, the light fixtures have a warm, brassy metal finish that feels sweet and feminine. Chrome or stainless steel could have added another vibe to this space.

Tip: Stainless chrome and steel have a obviously modern style to them. If your space is more vintage in style, consider an aged gold or brass tone to your own accents. The colors may complement each other more.

Jerry Jacobs Design, Inc..

A pair of modern shaped reading lights in brass flank this bed. The lights are subtle enough to keep your focus on the headboard, along with the brass metal feels luxe and fairly.

Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects

The shiny brass pendants in this kitchen take centre stage — yet they are not loud. The form of the lights feels vintage, along with the brass is a beautiful little bit of glow in all the black and white of this space.

Torre Construction & Development

Following is a more unusual alternative for a kitchen: a massive chandelier in a gold-toned brass with black shades. It is definitely an eye-catcher and feels very sophisticated.

Elizabeth Dinkel

The knobs of the cabinets and sconces in this room are a warm, brassy metal which works so well in this white space. This chamber features plenty of white blended in with a small peachy pink.

Tip: Like paint colors, metals are available in many unique shades. What color does the metal cast? Once on a time, gold just had a yellow tone. Now, you can observe golds and brass with peachy, pink undertones that feel more modern.

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