What finish for hardware and faucet? (x-post)

7 years ago

Hi everyone,

I've also posted this in Kitchens - hope it is ok to post here too.

I am in a real dilemma about picking the finish on my cabinet hardware and faucets for my new kitchen. It will be white shaker cabinets with these other elements:

Island countertop: Marble-like quartz
Perimeter countertop: Medium grey quartz
Sinks: Silgranit in Anthracite
Floors: Medium brown oak

Here is a rough version of the cabinets:

Here are my pendant lights:

Here is the light over my prep sink:

Here are the pulls:

My color choices are: Polished Nickel (warm tone), Chrome (cool tone), Satin Nickel (warm tone).

Here is the light next to those choices:

I think most people would pick the satin nickel, but I was thinking that some contrast would be nice since all of the other metals in that room will be matte. But, I don't want it to look out of place. Then I also need to pick the metal for my faucets - I was thinking of matching to the cabinet hardware so there aren't too many metals. Or, I've seen people do satin finish for the cabinet hardware and shiny just for the faucets. You see why I need help, the combos are endless!

I would appreciate any input! Thank you! :)

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