With their exquisite design and exceptional craftsmanship, Joseph Giles door knobs are a statement of refined taste and enduring elegance. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, Joseph Giles door knobs are the perfect fusion of form and function.
At In Residence, we sell door knobs exclusively by Joseph Giles because of their superior craftsmanship and exquisite detailing. Joseph Giles are world leaders in luxury architectural hardware.
When specifying door knobs it can be helpful to know some common terminology:
Internal passage door - an internal hinged door that does not lock.
Internal privacy door - an internal hinged door that is locked with a thumb turn & emergency release.
External door - a door to the outside that is locked with a key.
Latch - the mechanism that holds the door closed.
Mortice latch - a latch installed in a rectangular hole in the door edge.
Lock - a lockable latch.
Learn more about door hardware terminology in our guide,
OPENING THE DOOR ON HARDWARE.
Door knobs are a great option for older period properties as the door knob has been around much longer than lever handles. For enhanced grip and leverage, opt for an oval shaped knob.
There are many factors to consider when specifying your chosen door knob and latch: How thick is the door? How far from the door edge should the door knob sit? Should I choose door knobs or lever handles? Our friendly team are here to guide you through and have a wealth of expert hardware knowledge and advice to offer.
Joseph Giles door knobs and latches are sold separately. Once you have selected a door knob you love, we can help you determine the right type and size door latch to pair it with. We've put together this helpful guide to assist: