Kitchens are often the center of our homes. They are a place of family, love and gathering together. We come together daily, multiple times to join with others in the kitchen whether it’s over a meal, or cooking together. It’s where we unravel at the end of the day and where we gather to celebrate holidays and happy times. Of course, it makes sense then that we want our kitchens to be both functional and beautiful. The atmosphere of a space can make a big difference in how much we want to be in that area and how we utilise it.
Installing Kitchen Cabinet doors
A major part of any kitchen is the kitchen cabinets doors. And if you’re looking at re-designing your kitchen space to be more visually appealing don’t forget they can change the entire feel of a space. Crowded, dark cabinets can make a big area feel smaller. More open, lighter coloured cabinets can achieve the opposite. Even a small galley kitchen can be made to feel bright and spacious with the right combination of kitchen cabinet doors and colours. When considering your cabinet doors, it is important to determine what you are looking to achieve in your space and how you want it to feel.
Open Design Concepts and floating shelves
Just like any room in your home, be it a bedroom, bathroom or even garage there are lots of different styles and ways to utilise cabinets. Some people forgo kitchen cabinet doors altogether and simply have an open concept kitchen with floating shelves. These not only serve their function of providing kitchen storage space, but can also look quite beautiful with the dishware displayed on the walls like works of art.
Style and designs
On the other hand, there are those with cluttered cabinets that would prefer the world didn’t see their dishware, and would rather it all be hidden away by beautiful doors. There are also those in a third group who like having the closed doors to keep things dust free, but have glass inserts so that what is inside the cabinets are still on display. It all comes down to functionality and personal preference in the end on what works for you and your kitchen.
If you are looking to change your kitchen cabinet doors, you can select from a wide range of styles and materials to provide you with the look you seek for your kitchen, all while being completely functional. Different materials will give your space a different feel. Metallic cabinet doors can create an industrial feel, whereas wooden doors can come in a variety of textures and types and can create a wide array of atmospheres from rustic to modern and everything in between.
A great way to discover the styles and designs you like is to check out a kitchen showroom. This gives you a hands on feel for exactly what you like and don’t. Check out one of our Wonderful Kitchen showrooms today and speak to the experts. In the meantime, learn more about kitchen design and view our online photo gallery.