Pin It I cannot tell you how excited and obsessed I am with brass coming back in style. It's gotten a bad wrap for awhile now. The older homes in North Carolina (where I hang my hat) typically have the cheap brass door knobs and light fixtures and most homeowners have finally ripped it all out and replaced it. So you can imagine how difficult it is for me to sell the idea of brass to clients. Brass is luxurious and rich and if its done right can make for an inviting space because of it's warmth. Using an old material in a new way is a one way train to awesomeness. I wouldn't tell you to put all your old brass doorknobs back, but I would tell you to incorporate brass in a new way.