KNOCK ON WOOD!

February 17, 2015 | News From CP, The Pull Newsletter, Trending | Permalink


New CP product debuts March 2015 – Square One now available in sustainable, elegant woods: Walnut, Maple and Cherry! New material, new price point! The pulls can be ordered finished/unfinished according to your project specifications. An exquisite natural design statement.


HOT NEW METAL COLORS FOR 2015!

January 15, 2015 | News From CP, The Pull Newsletter, Trending | Permalink


Three new luxurious metal colors announced for 2015: Copper, Gold and Modern Grey have been added to all four anodized metal collections, Square One, Round Two, Eclipse and Nouveau.


HAPPY HOLIDAYS

December 27, 2014 | The Pull Newsletter, Trade Shows, Trending | Permalink


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May you have many moments of joy and togetherness with friends and family during this holiday season!  Thank you for your enthusiastic support of all the excitement and success at Contemporary Pull this past year. We are truly thankful and look forward to 2015 with great anticipation!

Warmest wishes from the CP Team!


GOOD EATS – BAVETTE MILWAUKEE

November 7, 2014 | The Pull Newsletter, Trending | Permalink


Plan a visit to Milwaukee, Wisconsin soon and experience it’s growing food movement taking place in the Historic Third Ward, downtown, Fifth Ward, Wauwatosa, East Side and more…One of our favorites is Bavette, La Boucherie! Also our charcuterie source at our launch cocktail party at the 2014 Architectural Digest Home Design Show, prepared and served by Private Palate. The new neighborhood butcher shop and restaurant is reminiscent of an old world butcher shop of the past but has a modern, hip vibe.

 

Operated by Karen Bell, a Milwaukee native with 15 years of culinary experience around the world. Living in Chicago, San Francisco, Paris, Madrid and Caracas she returned home recognizing that the dining scene was changing and wanted to be part of it. She is carrying on a dying craft, honoring time old culinary traditions and is bringing local farmers fare to the consumer.

 

You can also find local artisan products to stock your pantry or accompany your dishes ranging from sauces, relishes, pickles, jams and mustards. They also carry artisan Wisconsin cheeses and locally sourced charcuterie. Enjoy a selection of curated wines by My Wine School proprietor Jessica Bell and craft beers from the Midwest.


T.V. COMMERCIAL FUN: GOODWILL IN OUR KITCHEN

October 7, 2014 | Projects, The Pull Newsletter, Trending | Permalink


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The original Contemporary Pull home was recently staged for a special project.

The folks at Goodwill used our kitchen to film a Halloween commercial promoting the costume-making treasures that can be found at their store. It was a fun process to watch!

We hope your fall holidays are filled with family, friends and lots of laughter. Click on the photo to view video!


Focus on Warm Metals

September 5, 2014 | Trending | Permalink


Eclipse-EC03We’ve been hearing the chatter about warm metals for 2 years now; warm metals are trending in the interior design forum and the results are delectable! No matter what your style, there seems to be a fit for everyone’s “taste”. Not too little not too much. Interior design is not unlike putting together a great look with all the right accessories and attitude. A great necklace can transform a simple neckline into a stunner and sleek hardware can transform an ordinary kitchen cabinet into a memorable backdrop. We’re not designing jewelry yet, so you’ll have to settle for our hardware. Check out Contemporary Pull’s collection: Square One, Round Two, Nouveau and The Eclipse are all available in bronze! While you’re contemplating your favorite Pull indulge in a couple of insightful articles about the trend!

 

From Freshome: “This year there will be a shift toward warmer metal tones such as brass and copper, edging away from the brash, stainless steel and chrome colder metals. Iron and similar tones are making a come back, very much leaning towards the timeless traditional.

 

Read more: http://freshome.com/2014/02/24/13-fresh-kitchen-trends-2014/#ixzz3BhA5rdwe

 

From Design Happens: BRIANA: “It’s 2014, which means we’ve got a whole new class of trends to defend…or not. One look that stood out on House Beautiful’s 2014 design trends list was mixed metallics. Our own Brian Patrick Flynn played with different shades of gold in a recent office makeover. So, what do you think? Have you taken a shine to mixing silver and gold or do you think metals should stay solo?” – See more at: http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2014/01/10/mixed-metals-trend/#sthash.RrGUkVlt.dpuf Defend the Trend: Are Mixed Metals Classy or Too Brassy?