Window Handles

Window Handles

Description
Description

Window handles are functional hardware components that facilitate the opening, closing, and securing of windows. They come in various styles, materials, and finishes to complement different window types and interior design aesthetics. Common types include crank handles for casement and awning windows, lift handles for sliding or double-hung windows, and lever handles for tilt and turn windows.

Window handles remain relevant today for their essential role in ensuring ease of use, accessibility, and security. Modern window handles often incorporate locking mechanisms to enhance safety and reduce the risk of unauthorized access. In contemporary interior design, window handles serve not only as practical components but also as decorative elements that contribute to a room's overall style and appeal.

History
History

The history of window handles traces back to the development of windows with movable parts. As windows evolved from simple openings to functional elements with sashes, hinges, and locks, the need for handles emerged. Over time, handles became more sophisticated and diverse, reflecting advancements in materials, technology, and design. In the 19th and 20th centuries, mass production and standardization increased handle variety and accessibility. Today, window handles are integral to window operation, security, and aesthetics across various window types and styles.

Future
Future

Window handles are seeing a design revolution. More than just functional grips, they're becoming design statements and tech hubs. Trending are minimalist, ergonomic designs that blend seamlessly with modern décor. Smart handles, synced to home security systems, alert owners of open or tampered windows. Touch-sensitive ones even allow for easy locking and unlocking. As homes get smarter, these handles won't just be about opening windows but enhancing security and design elegance.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What are the main types of window handles?

The two primary types of window handles are crank handles and lift handles. Crank handles, commonly used on casement and awning windows, feature a rotating mechanism for opening and closing. Lift handles, typically used on sliding or double-hung windows, feature a simple lifting or pulling motion. Both types offer different styles, materials, and finishes for customization and versatility.

Are window handles 'handed'?

Yes, window handles can be handed, meaning they are designed for either left-hand or right-hand operation, depending on the window orientation and user preference. Handed handles are crucial for proper function and ease of use, ensuring that the handle is located on the correct side of the window for comfortable access and operation.

What is the most common material used for window handles?

The most common material for window handles is metal, with brass, stainless steel, and aluminum being popular choices due to their durability, strength, and resistance to corrosion. Metal handles offer a sleek, modern look and are suitable for most window types. However, plastic handles are becoming increasingly popular due to their lightweight and customizable properties.

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5.24” | 133 mm
.79” | 20 mm
2.13” | 54 mm
2019
ABC Window Handle
13.300
2.000
5.400
5
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ABC Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a ABC Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a ABC Window Handle
5.31” | 135 mm
.87” | 22 mm
2.28” | 58 mm
2009
Adamant Window Handle
13.500
2.200
5.800
0
https://p3d.in/e/aksBy
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3D
Adamant Window HandleView of a Adamant Window Handle in 3D available for downloadView of a Adamant Window Handle in 3D available for download
4.88” | 124 mm
.94” | 24 mm
2.48” | 63 mm
1965
Agata Window Handle
12.400
2.400
6.300
0
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Agata Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Agata Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Agata Window Handle
5.43” | 138 mm
1.02” | 26 mm
2.24” | 57 mm
2009
Ala Window Handle
13.800
2.600
5.700
0
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Ala Window HandleView of a Ala Window Handle in 3D available for downloadView of a Ala Window Handle in 3D available for download
5.55” | 141 mm
1.18” | 30 mm
1.77” | 45 mm
2010
Arc Window Handle
14.100
3.000
4.500
0
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Arc Window Handle3D model of a Arc Window Handle viewed in perspective3D model of a Arc Window Handle viewed in perspective
5.28” | 134 mm
.75” | 19 mm
2.13” | 54 mm
2016
Atena Window Handle
13.400
1.900
5.400
0
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Atena Window Handle3D model of a Atena Window Handle viewed in perspective3D model of a Atena Window Handle viewed in perspective
5.63” | 143 mm
.63” | 16 mm
1.85” | 47 mm
2006
Bios Window Handle
14.300
1.600
4.700
0
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Bios Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Bios Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Bios Window Handle
5.63” | 143 mm
.87” | 22 mm
1.93” | 49 mm
2008
Blade Window Handle
14.300
2.200
4.900
20
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Blade Window HandleView of a Blade Window Handle in 3D available for downloadView of a Blade Window Handle in 3D available for download
5.47” | 139 mm
2.01” | 51 mm
2.68” | 68 mm
2013
Chelsea Window Handle
13.900
5.100
6.800
0
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Chelsea Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Chelsea Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Chelsea Window Handle
5.31” | 135 mm
.63” | 16 mm
2.28” | 58 mm
1975
Chiara Window Handle
13.500
1.600
5.800
0
https://p3d.in/e/AAmZE
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3D
Chiara Window HandleView of a Chiara Window Handle in 3D available for downloadView of a Chiara Window Handle in 3D available for download
4.53” | 115 mm
1.73” | 44 mm
1.85” | 47 mm
2014
Conca Window Handle
11.500
4.400
4.700
0
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Conca Window Handle3D model of a Conca Window Handle viewed in perspective3D model of a Conca Window Handle viewed in perspective
5.47” | 139 mm
.98” | 25 mm
2.09” | 53 mm
2009
Denver Window Handle
13.900
2.500
5.300
0
https://p3d.in/e/56fJi
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Denver Window Handle3D model of a Denver Window Handle viewed in perspective3D model of a Denver Window Handle viewed in perspective
4.96” | 126 mm
.83” | 21 mm
2.17” | 55 mm
2012
Euclide Q Window Handle
12.600
2.100
5.500
0
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Euclide Q Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Euclide Q Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Euclide Q Window Handle
5.12” | 130 mm
.75” | 19 mm
2.32” | 59 mm
2009
Fin Window Handle
13.000
1.900
5.900
0
https://p3d.in/e/vshRO
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3D
Fin Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Fin Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Fin Window Handle
5.12” | 130 mm
.91” | 23 mm
1.85” | 47 mm
2006
Link Window Handle
13.000
2.300
4.700
0
https://p3d.in/e/Cacj6
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3D
Link Window HandleView of a Link Window Handle in 3D available for downloadView of a Link Window Handle in 3D available for download
5.2” | 132 mm
.94” | 24 mm
1.93” | 49 mm
2019
Milano Q Window Handle
13.200
2.400
4.900
0
https://p3d.in/e/m1OOq
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3D
Milano Q Window HandleView of a Milano Q Window Handle in 3D available for downloadView of a Milano Q Window Handle in 3D available for download
5.55” | 141 mm
.91” | 23 mm
2.13” | 54 mm
2006
Minerva Window Handle
14.100
2.300
5.400
0
https://p3d.in/e/iRUFZ
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3D
Minerva Window Handle3D model of a Minerva Window Handle viewed in perspective3D model of a Minerva Window Handle viewed in perspective
5.2” | 132 mm
1.54” | 39 mm
2.4” | 61 mm
1998
Onda Window Handle
13.200
3.900
6.100
0
https://p3d.in/e/XZeiH
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3D
Onda Window Handle3D model of a Onda Window Handle viewed in perspective3D model of a Onda Window Handle viewed in perspective
5.16” | 131 mm
.79” | 20 mm
2.64” | 67 mm
2022
Paddle Window Handle
13.100
2.000
6.700
0
https://p3d.in/e/SzgWW
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3D
Paddle Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Paddle Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Paddle Window Handle
4.96” | 126 mm
.75” | 19 mm
2.17” | 55 mm
1975
Raffaella Window Handle
12.600
1.900
5.500
0
https://p3d.in/e/5ihL2
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3D
Raffaella Window HandleView of a Raffaella Window Handle in 3D available for downloadView of a Raffaella Window Handle in 3D available for download
5.24” | 133 mm
1.06” | 27 mm
2.2” | 56 mm
2008
Sky Window Handle
13.300
2.700
5.600
0
https://p3d.in/e/aQQ1f
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3D
Sky Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Sky Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Sky Window Handle
4.92” | 125 mm
.59” | 15 mm
1.85” | 47 mm
2006
Time Q Window Handle
12.500
1.500
4.700
0
https://p3d.in/e/hXe8F
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3D
Time Q Window HandleView of a Time Q Window Handle in 3D available for downloadView of a Time Q Window Handle in 3D available for download
4.88” | 124 mm
.75” | 19 mm
2.2” | 56 mm
1962
Tizianella F Window Handle
12.400
1.900
5.600
0
https://p3d.in/e/ZO62X
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3D
Tizianella F Window Handle3D model of a Tizianella F Window Handle viewed in perspective3D model of a Tizianella F Window Handle viewed in perspective
3.23” | 82 mm
1.69” | 43 mm
2.83” | 72 mm
1957
Uovo Window Handle
8.200
4.300
7.200
0
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Uovo Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Uovo Window HandlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Uovo Window Handle
Fin Window Handle
Style and size comparison drawing of the Fin Window Handle compared to other window handle designs

The Fin window handle, designed by the renowned Japanese architect Toyo Ito in 2009, is a sleek and modern design that combines form and function. The handle features a unique and minimalist appearance, with a slim and tapered grip that gives it an elegant and contemporary look. It is crafted with high-quality materials and is available in a range of finishes to complement any style of window.

The Fin handle is designed to be highly functional, with a comfortable grip that makes it easy to operate, while its push-to-release mechanism allows for smooth and effortless opening and closing of the window. Overall, the Fin handle is a high-quality and aesthetically pleasing choice for modern windows, offering a perfect blend of style and functionality.

The Fin Window Handle has a height of 5.12” (130 mm), width of .75” (19 mm), and depth of 2.32” (59 mm). The rosette options to pair with the Fin Window Handle include large and small vertical ovals.

Set of scaled dimensioned drawings of the Fin Window Handle viewed from the front, top and side
The Fin window handle, designed by the renowned Japanese architect Toyo Ito in 2009, is a sleek and modern design that combines form and function. The handle features a unique and minimalist appearance, with a slim and tapered grip that gives it an elegant and contemporary look.

The Fin Window Handle has a height of 5.12” (130 mm), width of .75” (19 mm), and depth of 2.32” (59 mm). The rosette options to pair with the Fin Window Handle include large and small vertical ovals.

Set of scaled dimensioned drawings of the Fin Window Handle viewed from the front, top and side
Fin Window Handle
Height:
5.12” | 130 mm
Width:
.75” | 19 mm
Length:
Depth:
2.32” | 59 mm
Weight:
Area:

Rosette Options: Vertical oval (large, small)

Materials
Brass
Designer
Toyo Ito
Year
2009

Drawings include:

Fin Window Handle front elevation, plan, side, window views

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Milano Q Window Handle
Scale illustration of the Milano Q Window Handle compared to other window handles

The Milano Q window handle, designed by the renowned Italian architect and designer Antonio Citterio in 2019, is a stylish and functional design that blends seamlessly into modern windows. The handle features a sleek and minimalist appearance with a square-shaped grip that gives it a contemporary look. It is crafted with high-quality materials and is available in a range of finishes to complement any style of window.

The Milano Q handle is designed to be highly functional, with an ergonomic grip that makes it easy to operate, while its push-to-release mechanism allows for smooth and effortless opening and closing of the window. Overall, the Milano Q handle is a sophisticated and practical option for modern windows, offering a high level of functionality and aesthetic appeal.

The Milano Q Window Handle has a height of 5.2” (132 mm), width of .94” (24 mm), and depth of 1.93” (49 mm). The rosette options to pair with the Milano Q Window Handle include large and small vertical rectangles.

Series of dimensioned illustrations of the Milano Q Window Handle seen from the top, front and side
The Milano Q window handle, designed by the renowned Italian architect and designer Antonio Citterio in 2019, is a stylish and functional design that blends seamlessly into modern windows. The handle features a sleek and minimalist appearance with a square-shaped grip.

The Milano Q Window Handle has a height of 5.2” (132 mm), width of .94” (24 mm), and depth of 1.93” (49 mm). The rosette options to pair with the Milano Q Window Handle include large and small vertical rectangles.

Series of dimensioned illustrations of the Milano Q Window Handle seen from the top, front and side
Milano Q Window Handle
Height:
5.2” | 132 mm
Width:
.94” | 24 mm
Length:
Depth:
1.93” | 49 mm
Weight:
Area:

Rosette Options: Vertical rectangle (large, small)

Materials
Brass
Designer
Antonio Citterio
Year
2019

Drawings include:

Milano Q Window Handle front elevation, plan, side, window views

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Denver Window Handle
Comparison drawing of the Denver Window Handle compared to similar window handle sizes and shapes

The Denver window handle, designed by Daniel Libeskind in 2009, features a bold and angular design with sharp lines and a sculptural quality that makes it stand out. The handle is made with high-quality materials and is available in a range of finishes to complement any style of window.

It is designed to be highly functional, with a smooth and ergonomic grip that makes it easy to operate, while its push-to-release mechanism allows for effortless opening and closing of the window. The Denver handle is an innovative and unique option for modern windows, offering a high level of functionality and aesthetic appeal.

The Denver Window Handle has a height of 5.47” (139 mm), width of .98” (25 mm), and depth of 2.09” (53 mm). The rosette options to pair with the Denver Window Handle include large and small vertical rectangles.

Scaled set of drawings of the Denver Window Handle in front, top, and side views with dimensions
The Denver window handle, designed by Daniel Libeskind in 2009, features a bold and angular design with sharp lines and a sculptural quality that makes it stand out. The handle is made with high-quality materials and is available in a range of finishes to complement any style of window.

The Denver Window Handle has a height of 5.47” (139 mm), width of .98” (25 mm), and depth of 2.09” (53 mm). The rosette options to pair with the Denver Window Handle include large and small vertical rectangles.

Scaled set of drawings of the Denver Window Handle in front, top, and side views with dimensions
Denver Window Handle
Height:
5.47” | 139 mm
Width:
.98” | 25 mm
Length:
Depth:
2.09” | 53 mm
Weight:
Area:

Rosette Options: Vertical rectangle (large, small)

Materials
Brass
Designer
Daniel Libeskind
Year
2009

Drawings include:

Denver Window Handle front elevation, plan, side, window views

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Bios Window Handle
Style and size comparison drawing of the Bios Window Handle compared to other window handle designs

The Bios window handle is a sleek and minimalist design created by Franco Sargiani, a renowned Italian architect and designer, in 2006. The handle features a streamlined and ergonomic design with clean lines, which gives it a sophisticated and modern appearance. The Bios handle is crafted with high-quality materials and is available in a range of finishes, making it a versatile choice that can complement any style of window.

The handle is designed to be highly functional, with a comfortable grip that makes it easy to operate, and a push-to-release mechanism that allows for effortless opening and closing of the window. Overall, the Bios handle is a sophisticated and stylish option for modern windows.

The Bios Window Handle has a height of 5.63” (143 mm), width of .63” (16 mm), and depth of 1.85” (47 mm). The rosette options to pair with the Bios Window Handle include large and small vertical rectangles.

Set of scaled dimensioned drawings of the Bios Window Handle viewed from the front, top and side
The Bios window handle is a sleek and minimalist design created by Franco Sargiani, a renowned Italian architect and designer, in 2006. The handle features a streamlined and ergonomic design with clean lines, which gives it a sophisticated and modern appearance.

The Bios Window Handle has a height of 5.63” (143 mm), width of .63” (16 mm), and depth of 1.85” (47 mm). The rosette options to pair with the Bios Window Handle include large and small vertical rectangles.

Set of scaled dimensioned drawings of the Bios Window Handle viewed from the front, top and side
Bios Window Handle
Height:
5.63” | 143 mm
Width:
.63” | 16 mm
Length:
Depth:
1.85” | 47 mm
Weight:
Area:

Rosette Options: Vertical rectangle (large, small)

Materials
Brass
Designer
Franco Sargiani
Year
2006

Drawings include:

Bios Window Handle front elevation, plan, side, window views

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Adamant Window Handle
Scale illustration of the Adamant Window Handle compared to other window handles

The Adamant window handle is a modern and stylish handle designed for contemporary windows. The handle features a bold and geometric design with clean lines and a sleek finish. The Adamant handle is made with high-quality materials and is available in a range of finishes to suit any window style. The handle is designed to be highly functional, with a smooth and ergonomic grip that makes it easy to operate.

The Adamant handle is suitable for use on both tilt and turn windows and features a push-to-release mechanism that allows for easy opening and closing of the window. Overall, the Adamant handle is a high-quality and aesthetically pleasing option for modern windows.

The Adamant Window Handle has a height of 5.31” (135 mm), width of .87” (22 mm), and depth of 2.28” (58 mm). The rosette options to pair with the Adamant Window Handle include large and small vertical rectangles.

Series of dimensioned illustrations of the Adamant Window Handle seen from the top, front and side
The Adamant window handle is a modern and stylish handle designed for contemporary windows. The handle features a bold and geometric design with clean lines and a sleek finish. The Adamant handle is made with high-quality materials and is available in a range of finishes to suit any window style.

The Adamant Window Handle has a height of 5.31” (135 mm), width of .87” (22 mm), and depth of 2.28” (58 mm). The rosette options to pair with the Adamant Window Handle include large and small vertical rectangles.

Series of dimensioned illustrations of the Adamant Window Handle seen from the top, front and side
Adamant Window Handle
Height:
5.31” | 135 mm
Width:
.87” | 22 mm
Length:
Depth:
2.28” | 58 mm
Weight:
Area:

Rosette Options: Vertical rectangle (large, small)

Materials
Brass
Designer
Patricia Urquiola
Year
2009

Drawings include:

Adamant Window Handle front elevation, plan, side, window views

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