Established in 1929, Armac Martin designs and manufactures luxury brass cabinet hardware and accessories for the world’s finest interiors. A fourth-generation family business based in Birmingham with over 90 years’ experience, its reputation is built on quality and skills that have been passed down over time. Dedicated to creating beautiful brass fixtures and fittings of exceptional design and exquisite detail, the company designs every product in-house, crafting them from solid brass and finishing them by hand.
The go-to destination for luxury hardware, Armac Martin products are highly sought after for kitchen, bedroom and bathroom furniture. With a portfolio of over 20 finishes and styles ranging from modern to Art Deco and traditional, there is hardware to suit all projects. The company is always adding new lines too, such as shelf brackets and wine glass holders, and has future plans to expand into bathroom accessories.
Dedicated to creating beautiful brass fixtures and fittings of exceptional design and exquisite detail, the company designs every product in-house
Inspired by the English countryside, the renowned ‘Cotswold’ collection is favoured by interior designers looking for a classic-yet-contemporary farmhouse aesthetic (it works beautifully in Shaker-style kitchens) while the innovative ‘MIX’ is a series of interchangeable solid brass hardware that offers customers more control over their design: simply select the style and finish of cabinet pulls, knobs and caps, as well as the size and finish of the backplate. Suited to modern interior cabinetry and industrial freestanding furniture alike, the ‘MIX’ collection is ideal for those seeking truly personalised hardware.
The company’s latest collection, ‘Digbeth’, is the most exclusive design available. Advanced engineering is used to create the ridged detailing and cuboid shape that makes for an effortlessly bold statement. With plenty of choice for designers, the collection consists of both T-bar and pull handles, matching cabinet knobs, appliance pulls, optional backplates and over 20 finishes. Other ranges to check out include ‘Bromwich’, for industrialinspired cabinet pulls and ‘Arbar’, for contemporary handles.
Sustainability is part of the design process from the get-go. Before any manufacturing happens, the product development team thoughtfully design pieces with timeless appeal. And, while they do draw influences from current interior trends, producing hardware with longevity that celebrates true craftsmanship and uses the best possible materials is what sits at the forefront of their minds. Other eco-friendly initiatives include switching to plastic-free packaging, electric vehicles, and updates within the factory that reduce energy usage.
In 2022, Armac Martin was honoured with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. An incredible accolade, it recognises the significant growth in export sales. Commercial Director Richard McGrail reflects on this success: ‘Our business has gone from strength to strength over recent years and winning this award highlights how our international growth strategy has really paid off, despite a global pandemic. We have streamlined and automated processes within our factory to help meet demand, allowing us to reduce lead times which has given us an edge over competitors.’
Now, over 50 percent of orders are shipped overseas. This leading name in luxury brass cabinet hardware continues to invest in both people and technology – and the future looks bright.
Armac Martin, 160 Dollman Street Birmingham B7 4RS
+44 (0)1213 592111
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