TORONTO—Top Knobs has acquired the Du Verre Hardware brand. Together, Top Knobs, Du Verre Hardware, Atlas Homewares, Vesta Fine Hardware, and sister company Hardware Resources, which includes brands Jeffrey Alexander and Elements, represent a wide product selection in the industry for cabinet hardware.
At Du Verre Hardware, each piece of hardware is crafted of post-consumer, eco-friendly recycled aluminum fully compatible with LEED objectives. Under the creative direction of founding partners Gina Lubin and Gavin McLean, the Du Verre brand has gained recognition throughout the design world for original hardware designs, according to the company. The team has sought out the talents of designers, craftspeople and artists to create one-of-a-kind collections. Lubin has guided the creative direction of the hardware company since its inception.
“This acquisition is a significant accomplishment and marks the beginning of a new era filled with opportunities to add to our original high design collections,” said Gina Lubin, founder, CEO and creative director of Du Verre Hardware. “We are proud to celebrate the joining of two iconic companies while continuing to grow the Du Verre brand and help create beautiful, sustainable environments.”
Warren Ramsland, president of Top Knobs added, “Gina and Gavin founded Du Verre Hardware 18 years ago and, through their leadership and sense of style, created a beautiful, green-friendly brand that I’ve admired for many years. We highly value Gina in her new role as we develop future innovative designs utilizing her relationships within the design community.”