December 2, 2022

8 Cabinet Styles to Consider for Your Custom Cabinetry

Cabinets are one of the focal points of any kitchen. They provide ample storage for food, spices, dishware, and other essentials. Kitchen cabinets also add an attractive design element to the space.

Installing the right kitchen cabinet style will completely revamp your design. Though many cabinet retailers sell stock cabinets, TBS Design Gallery offers custom cabinet styles from major brands like Premier Custom Built.

Our team works closely with clients, architects, and interior designers to create stunning lower and upper cabinets using natural materials like wood. If you’re interested in custom cabinetry, draw inspiration for your home by exploring the most popular kitchen cabinet styles below.

Contemporary Cabinets

The contemporary kitchen requires cabinets with a smooth, immaculate, and minimalist style. Consider hardware-free cabinets that open using a finger-pull function with an embedded groove or touch latch system.

Contemporary cabinets work well in luxury, modern kitchens. The cabinetry’s sleek design also accommodates a wide range of construction materials, including veneers and laminates.

Flat-panel Cabinets

A slab or flat-panel cabinet has a single board door without panels, frames, or beveling. The flat panels with a full overlay give a minimalist aesthetic that complements almost any interior design, including modern farmhouses and mid-century modern.

Because flat-front cabinets are so versatile, they won’t go out of style, even if you change your kitchen decor. Depending on your preferences, you can install this cabinet door style with a high-gloss finish, a luxury metallic finish, or any paint color you like.

Shaker-style Cabinets

The shaker-style cabinets date back to the 18th century. However, shaker cabinets are one of the most popular styles for today’s homeowners.

They feature a farmhouse design with flat panel doors and straight lines. You can personalize them with your choice of paints or stains if you don’t prefer the classic distressed wood appearance. Shaker cabinets work well with farmhouse sinks and shiny gold cabinet pulls.

Craftsman Cabinets

Craftsman cabinets are perfect if you want cabinetry with a rugged appeal that will give your kitchen an inviting warmth. They consist of medium-brown wood species and tongue-and-groove joinery. Unlike the shaker style, a craftsman cabinet door has three vertical stiles that make two flat panels.

This cabinetry style is excellent for a modern, urban, beachy, or farmhouse setting. However, its simplicity would not complement a house with a Victorian design.

Traditional Cabinets

The traditional kitchen cabinet style or raised-panel cabinet provides a classic aesthetic full of warmth and charm. Using flat center panels gives these cabinet doors a more contemporary aesthetic than traditional cabinets with raised panels. Adding gold hardware and installing white countertops are excellent ways to increase raised-panel kitchen cabinets’ versatility and visual appeal.

Glass-front Cabinets

Blending wood and glass is a good way to add elegance to your kitchen cabinets if you own pretty dishes. Glass fronts on some of the doors showcase your attractive or high-end dishware while storing your everyday dishes and kitchen essentials behind wood cabinet doors. Consider a backlight to highlight your good china or decorative plates behind glass-front cabinet doors for extra drama and dimension.

Louvered Cabinets

Louvered cabinets consist of horizontal wood slats resembling window shutters that give texture to the cabinet doors. Their horizontal pieces provide ventilation into the cabinetry, which is perfect for kitchens with high humidity.

These cabinets are ideal for mini pantries that house vegetables like onions and potatoes. They’re also on trend for homeowners who prefer more unique kitchen cabinets than traditional cabinetry.

Open Shelving

Not all cabinetry has doors. Open shelving is an option for creating storage space without filling a wall with the same upper cabinets. Floating wood shelves in a contrasting color to the rest of the cabinetry will make a nice focal point and add warmth to the kitchen.

Start Designing Your Custom Cabinets Today

TBS Design Gallery in Santa Clara, CA, is a premier provider of custom kitchen cabinet styles. Our knowledgeable cabinet designers have a streamlined design process that allows you to create the perfect cabinet style for your kitchen.

We can accommodate you if you want glass doors with clean lines or a classic look with natural wood finishes. Our mission is to provide each client with their preferred cabinet styles from premium brands, including Premier Custom-Built, Crystal Cabinets, Grabill, Harmoni, and more.

TBS Design Gallery creates custom kitchen cabinets with unmatched durability and craftsmanship. Schedule your consultation today at (650) 416-8888, and click here to learn what defines custom cabinetry.

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