Final touches are important to Rose, who likes Nanz hardware for its clean lines and hefty construction. He prefers levers like the No. 2079, which measures a lengthy 5 3/8 inches at one end and tapers to a slim 1/8 inch at the other. Nearly 100 plated or patinaed finishes can be speced. The Nanz Co., 212.367.7000;

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