3 Trends in Kitchen Cabinetry

If you are considering installing new custom kitchen cabinetry you are probably trying to determine just what type of material and finish will look best in your home.  There are so many types of wood from which to choose and then you must decide if you want to stain it or paint it.  And, what colors and tones do you want your kitchen cabinetry to have?  There are many choices to make and while some trends come and go, some styles are simply timeless and make a wise investment for any homeowner.  Investing in custom kitchen cabinets is always a great idea because kitchen renovations have time after time proven to be a home renovation with a good return on investment.  And, when you choose to install custom cabinetry, you know it will add value and unique beauty to your home that stock cabinetry would not be able to.  When making a decision about custom cabinetry you should consider current trends, your home’s style and how to make a timeless investment in your home.  Below are 3 trends in kitchen cabinetry that will help inspire your new custom kitchen cabinets.

3 Trends in Kitchen Cabinetry

  1. Shaker Style
    • Though flat panel doors are still quite popular, no one can deny that shaker style cabinets are all the rage right now. But, the best part of this trend is that shaker style cabinets have been around for a long time and their style is timeless and very transitional.  Shaker style cabinets are simple in style with minimal adornments and recessed panels in the center of the door.  Because they are transitional in nature, they can be used in a variety of home design styles and they will look great decade after decade.
  2. Color Makes a Comeback
    • White has undoubtedly been the hot kitchen cabinet trend for a few years but color is making a comeback when it comes to kitchen cabinets. Not only will light shades of gray be a huge color trend in kitchen cabinetry in the coming years but other colors as well.  Darker cabinets are coming back, mixing two different colors or finishes with cabinetry is very popular, and even bold, unique colors like jewel tones are very popular right now.
  3. Functional Cabinetry
    • When homeowners invest in custom cabinetry it is a great time to make their kitchen cabinetry really function well for their unique needs. Because homeowners have the choice of what functional features their cabinetry will have, they have a great opportunity to incorporate interesting features such as built-in charging stations for technology, a place to hold/display technology like iPads.  Additionally, better and smarter storage for the types of things you most frequently use in your kitchen can help you maximize your storage space.