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8 Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

Updated: Jan 23

Kitchen cabinets play an important role in every kitchen. They store foods, dinnerware, pots and pans, but it can also have a powerful effect on the overall design of the kitchen. Which is why you should always make a careful decision before buying them. There are so many things to consider when buying kitchen cabinets like the material, colors, and layout. Whether you’re looking to install a clever storage system, or build colorful cabinets these next few examples should give you all the cabinet design inspiration you need!

1. Colorful Cabinets

Photo by: Ross Mantel

Going bold with color is an obvious choice for those looking to have a playful and fun kitchen. In this kitchen the mixture of blues makes it cohesive and the white countertop adds a modern look to it.

2. A Seamless Effect with Consistent Materials

Photo by: Fernando Guerra

Using the same finish on your kitchen cabinets, walls, and ceiling creates an effect that allows everything to blend seamlessly with everything else in the home. This creates a clean and organized look, as in the photo above they used a consistent wood palette.

3. Finger Holes instead of Traditional Handles

Photo by: Matthew Williams

If you don’t like handles sticking out from your cabinet door one idea is to drill holes in the cabinets so that you can stick your finger in and pull the door open. It creates a nice and simple look that would look great with most cabinet textures.

4. Hidden Pantry that Blends in with the Walls

Photo by: Matthew Williams

Having a hidden pantry has become a big design trend in modern renovations.It makes food storage easy and accessible while keeping the look of the kitchen cohesive. It can be done with all cabinet materials and is a great way to fill the narrow spaces in a kitchen.

5. Stainless Steel

Photo by: Spencer Lowell

Not many people like the look of stainless steel in domestic kitchen. If your going for that industrial feel then stainless steel cabinets are the perfect material. It reflects light to brighten up the kitchen and is extremely easy to clean.

6. Mixing Materials

Photo by: Greg Powers

People are discovering that mixing materials and finishes in a kitchen can still provide a balanced look. It can add visual variety to a kitchen, and if done right it can add a real contemporary feel. In this particular kitchen dark concrete counters and walls mixed with fun blue cabinets creates a cool mid-century look.

7. Hinge Free

Photo by: Denise Prince Martin

Some people like the minimalist look in their kitchen, and feel that handles take away from that aesthetic. Using hinge-less track doors can make the wall and cabinet

seem as one, like in the photo above. It can also save on costs as there is no need to buy door handles.

8. Sliding Cabinet Doors

Photo by: Eric Staudenmaier

Sliding cabinet doors is a creative way to hide food or dinnerware. In this particular kitchen these cabinets are made from plywood sliders that park at different positions. They fit together like a puzzle pieces giving the kitchen a unique look.



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