Kitchen Design with Thomasville Cabinets
In an urban apartment you may have to deal with a kitchen the size of a closet. Build Thomasville cabinets, wine shelves, shelves and the bottom of a cafe bar from warm, elegant cherry wood. Slot a brushed steel refrigerator and pale gray-veined marble counters in this careful cabinet. For a small space to work everything must have its own space and you must monitor it to keep the work area tidy.
A small room with a high ceiling has a height advantage. Continue the wood cabinets to the ceiling, even though the originals stopped short of ceiling height. Add custom boxes with glass facades to the top of the closed, over shower and light inside the boxes to pull the eye up. You can display valued antique mixers or fiesta ware in the boxes and keep more pedestrian dishes in the regular cabinets below. A brushed aluminum refrigerator door, a paved gray penny tile backsplash and slate gray granite countertops keep a small, vertical kitchen from apparently uneasy.
A kitchen that is traditional without being too hard-tempered over it can feature raised panels on cherry cabinets and period details on the table and chairs. Lots of light, a white backsplash and white ceiling inside a cherry ceiling chest can make a room filled with upper and lower cabinets, a granite island and a breakfast bar seem more spacious. When the kitchen is part of an open plan layout, a tiled floor with bright and dark spots covering the kitchen and living area balances darker cherry wood and integrates the two rooms.