It is axiomatic that handles can make or mar a piece of furniture. The first essential is that they should provide the necessary grip, strong enough for a direct pull on heavy drawers or doors, but discreet enough not to usurp more than their fair share of visual interest. There are no golden rules and good taste alone must decide their selection and placing. A flamboyant piece of furniture might require flamboyant handles, or handles so unobtrusive that they are hardly noticeable; plain, utilitarian furniture, utilitarian handles or some added richness to relieve stark surfaces. One thing only is certain: the designer must visualize the handles as part of his total conception; they must grow out of and not be added to his design merely as an afterthought.
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