Published at Saturday, September 28th 2019, 15:24:49 PM. Kitchen Cabinets. By Augusta Zetticci.
Open shelves look beautiful in the magazines, but not necessarily a “must-have” for most homeowners. Lets face it, you have to have a matching set of dinnerware or specialty pieces you want on display. But with good organization and the right kind of shelves, you can create a really unique cutting edge style for your kitchen. Open kitchen shelves instead of wall cabinetry is becoming an even hotter trend for 2018. While you may find it hard to go without your beloved closed door wall cabinetry, open shelving has plenty of benefits. It introduces a light and airy feel offering the illusion of more space which is especially great in smaller kitchens. It`s efficient, since you can see and grab what you need without taking the time to open cabinet doors to look inside. Considering everything is out in the open, be thoughtful about whatever you place on the shelves. Every utensil, bowl or glass has an impact on the overall aesthetic of your kitchens look and feel.
And don`t forget the handles – they should never be an afterthought. Even recessed handles can bring a design dimension via colour-contrasting shadowlines or interesting placement.
Many stock cabinet showrooms allow you to pick custom stock cabinets that can work in the footprint of your kitchen. As with custom cabinets, you are able to choose from a range of standard features to customize your cabinet look. Stock cabinet doors come in many different styles: flat, raised, paneled, and Shaker are common examples. This variety allows you to create a traditional or modern kitchen, or whichever variant in between fits best with your style aesthetic.
Whether you are re-facing old kitchen cabinets or installing a complete new bank of cabinetry, the materials you use will go a long way to defining the design aesthetic of your kitchen, as well as the budget for your project.