get a grip: the best Kitchen Handles

The devil is in the detail, as the saying goes, and choosing the right handles for your cabinetry can be the finishing touch that pulls your kitchen design together (pun intended).

Alternatively, if you're simply looking to update what you already have, changing cupboard handleshas the power to transform your entire look, taking your kitchen, say, from farmhouse to ultra-modern with minimal effort.

Handles come in a wide variety of styles and sizes, materials and finishes, so do your research and choose carefully. They're items you use an awful lot, after all.

Leather detail

Leather detail

Abbott pull, £330, Waterworks. Unlacquered brass and soft leather combine to make one super stylish handle.

Cup keeper

Cup keeper

A gorgeous brushed brass effect contemporary cup, price on request, Howdens

Brush stroke

Brush stroke

Brushed nickel effect handles at a bargain price to add a modern finishing touch. IT Kitchens handle, £8 for two, B&Q

To a Tee

To a Tee

Made from solid brass, this attractive pull is also available in black, smoked bronze and steel. T-Bar handle, £49, Buster + Punch

Well handled

Well handled

This D handle is forged from a solid iron rod which gives it a rustic, handcrafted look. Borghamn handle, £11 for two, Ikea

Aged elegance

Aged elegance

A subtle antique effect that gives this brass handle an attractive blue-green pigment. Aged Verdigris handle, £45, DeVol

Slim lines

Slim lines

A sleek, stylish handle that will never go out of fashion. H160 handle, price on request, Caple