As you start planning for your kitchen remodeling project, you’ll need to decide on the overall feel of the kitchen. The style of kitchen cabinets you choose plays a big part in the look of your space. There are many options but cabinets are generally categorized into; contemporary or modern, country or rustic, or traditional. A poplular new trend is to go with a transistional design that brings in both contemporary and traditional features. for a unique look. The style may refer to the construction of the cabinet box, door profile, finish or a combination of all three.
The shaker style cabinet has stood the test of time. It remains popular because of the clean lines created from the frame and panel profile.
Two other benefits of the shaker style cabinet are the cost and variety of finishes. If your kitchen remodel is on a budget, you’ll find that this style is a mid-range option from most cabinet manufacturers. The variety of finishes available are also wide including paint, stain and distressed.
Depending on the manufacturer, a cabinet may be categorized as contemporary because of the finish or the design. Most contemporary or modern cabinet styles are flat-panel, with clean lines and a European-inspired design. Depending upon the finish, these can be some of the least or most expensive cabinets available.
Rustic Country Kitchen Cabinets
If you are looking for a rustic or country feel for your remodeled kitchen, you should consider cabinets in this classification. Any style cabinet can be a rustic cabinet with the right finish. The idea behind a rustic cabinet is to be worn or natural in appearance. Most finishes showcase the natural wood grain or have a faded paint with an antiqued finish. The goal is to create that warm and inviting country cottage feel in your kitchen.
Although mission style and shaker are often confused or used interchangeably, they are not the same. Mission style cabinets and drawers have a panel face. Mostly plain in design, any decoration in these cabinets is done with vertical lines. The finish is usually stained to bring out the natural wood rather than paint. Most mission cabinetry is made from white oak but occasionally cherry.
Raised Panel Cabinets
Among the more decorative cabinets for your kitchen remodel, raised panels come in many designs and finishes. The common factor is that the center panel is the same level as the outside of the cabinet, separated by a decorative grove of multiple dimensions. These cabinets have been a popular choice for decades due to the many options.
There is a lot to consider when choosing cabinets for your kitchen remodeling project. One of the best places to start is with a design build company. A professional kitchen remodeling company like G.M. Roth Design Remodeling that comes to your home for a consultation will be able to best help you choose the cabinet style that fits with your home and budget. Call G.M. Roth Design Remodeling today for your free consultation at (603) 880-3761.