Design Stories

Every Knockout Knob’s knob, handle and tap tells a story–

A “B” to personalize a NYC apartment 

While searching for cabinet hardware, Alice, saw a Knockout Knobs display at Luxcucina, a kitchen design store, on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. She liked the Monogram Knobs on the Board and wanted to design a B knob for her cabinet. She was happy  and surprised...

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The ExtraOrdinary Escutcheon

Jim, a custom builder in Denver, needed a rosette (aka an escutcheon) to match new brass door knobs, he was installing on 36 interior custom doors. He contacted Knockout Knobs to request a rosette which would complement the door design and match the polished brass...

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The Spoke Bicycle Shop      

The Spoke in Williamstown, Massachusetts needed some cabinet pulls to make some ordinary cabinetry stand out in the bike shop. Paul, the shop owner, asked for the "spoke logo" in a belt buckle design. (nothing too delicate for a bike shop) We were able to...

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The Print Shop

The Print Shop recently moved to a new location and needed cabinet hardware to use with their new custom cabinetry. We created a two great designs with their logo. Elinor, the owner of the Print Shop could not decide which design she liked best so she...

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Cat Knobs

 To complement the "cat" powder room One of our clients recently renovated her powder room. She loved this cat wallpaper, so she decided a cat knob would make the new guest bathroom complete. She sent us a sketch of the wallpaper design and we created two...

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Bright Idea Beer Taps

Bright Ideas, a new craft brewery at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts, needed beer taps to differentiate their brews from all the other craft brews, especially when they are selling beer on tap at local events. We worked with the brewery owner, who gave us this...

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Door Handles and Lock Sets

A Berkshire's architect wanted door handles and lock sets to complement their unique knob design. Our design team worked with Burr and McCallum to create a very inventive door handle. While all of our products are unique, our door handles and lock sets are not...

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Knockout Knobs can sell you the Brooklyn Bridge (really!)

The Brooklyn Bridge Knob designed by an NYC architect for a client who was moving from Brooklyn to Manhattan. Brooklyn Bridge knobs for the powder room are the perfect way to bridge the move. If you believe in metal 3D printing technology we can sell you a bridge!...

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Bike Wheel Knobs enhance a renovated master bathroom

Jennifer enjoys self contained bike trips to visit family and friends in Massachusetts.  When she is not on the road during the long New England winters, her bike wheel knobs on her vanity remind her of  summer days riding along the shore. Knockout Knobs enjoyed...

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Dragonfly knobs make the ordinary bathroom extraordinary

Like many people, Gail loves dragonflies which symbolize change, power and poise. Dragonflies can move in six directions  while scurrying over water. When Gail decided her vanity and bathroom cabinets needed new look, dragonflies were her first choice for her custom...

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The Peaceful Yogi’s OM Knobs

Lori thought our OM knobs would be perfect addition to her clients new Yoga room. She ordered 5 OM Knobs to adorn this cabinet and enhance the atmosphere in the yoga room. All our knobs are customized (even our "in house" designs). We worked with Lori to ensure she...

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The Happy Bicyclist (the original design story)

The original story of how we created Knockout Knobs Custom Hardware. The Bicycle Wheel Knob Recently while building a new kitchen, Nancy , the soon to be founder of Knockout Knobs, went to her local hardware store She noticed they had knobs for almost every sport, but...

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