100+ Modern Cabinet Design Picture Gallery for Small & Big Kitchens
Updated: May 8
Whether you are designing a kitchen or remodeling it, choosing the appropriate cabinets will be a determining factor in the final result. With this in mind, we have put together a series of tips and image ideas to help you make the most intelligent and profitable selection.
As in the case of any other furniture, the elaboration materials are an important aspect. There is a wide range of materials available for cabinets ranging from inexpensive to high-end.
Among the diversity of materials, wooden cabinets are a popular choice.
Common woods found in cabinets are oak, cherry, maple, mahogany, birch, and pine. Oak and maple tend to be lighter in color, while cherry and mahogany are darker in tone. In terms of costs, pine is usually the cheapest wood. Other more exotic woods can increase the cost of kitchen cabinets.
For modern kitchens, stainless steel is a favorite. This is a durable and low maintenance kitchen cabinet material. It can provide a more industrial, contemporary, or modern feel to a kitchen. If you decide on a stainless steel cabinet you will have brought the 21st century to your kitchen.
If you have a limited budget, it is important to know that there are also excellent alternatives on the market at very attractive prices such as plywood, MDF, or melamine. Cabinets made from these materials often feature thermoplastic synthetic laminates that give them a smooth surface finish that in many cases mimics wood, but are easier to clean and maintain than real wood.
Although it is less common to see them in kitchens, there are also cabinets made of other organic materials such as bamboo. They are not very easy to find in urban kitchens, but if they are used by some users for decorations in the coast (Mombasa) and more rustic areas. Before buying a closet of this type, make sure that it will match the style of the kitchen.
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What to Consider Before Choosing a Cabinet Design
This is the first thing to consider before purchasing a kitchen cabinet in Kenya. In the design of modern kitchens, there is a tendency to keep an open concept. If this is your case, you should locate your wardrobe on a perimeter wall because otherwise you will interrupt the style and may even obstruct the view, which is precisely what the open concept seeks to avoid. On the other hand, if what you want is to have a more private kitchen, with traditional distribution, think that high cabinets can even help you to create the divisions you need.
Regarding this point, it is important to know that there is no standard measurement, so you will find several sizes available. What we can tell you is that, according to the trends that we have been able to observe in the market, the maximum height does not usually exceed 2 meters. Our recommendation is that you take the measurements of height, width, and depth of the place where you plan to place your wardrobe so that you are sure to buy one with the appropriate dimensions.
It is very common for suppliers to offer pre-assembled or ready-to-assemble cabinets. This means that you will receive a set of parts and hardware that you must assemble yourself at home. Don't worry, they're almost always easy to put together. They come with an instruction guide, and sometimes they even have all the piercings you'll need. We are sure that with a little patience you can assemble it without problems and avoid labor costs.
In previous years, the color of the kitchen cabinets was quite limited. You could only access neutral tones and the designs were always conservative. Today, while white is the most popular color, it is possible to order cabinets online in a wide variety of colors and styles. You can decide if you want traditional shades like white, brown, and gray, or if you prefer it in more vibrant colors.
We offer a transportation system, almost always at no additional charge. If you have questions, check this detail before placing your order. Also consider that regardless of the material you choose, kitchen cabinets are very heavy and most vendors only agree to carry it to your front door. Take the provisions you think are convenient, such as seeking additional help if you must climb stairs or think that this will be a problem for you.