Close-up of the corners of three different types of cabinet door styles

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Traditional Cabinets

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Elegant, inviting and reminiscent of a not-so-distant past, traditional cabinet styling is best summed up as ornate, rich and decorative. Usually embodying the golden age of Europe, traditional design styles use a variety of colors, elaborate motifs, and a blend of materials to breathe new life into century-old styling. In today’s hurry-up world, this design style maintains order and refinement through symmetry and balance.

Characteristics of Traditional Cabinets

Traditional style kitchen cabinets

Many patterns and textures – Imagine a built-in wet bar in your kitchen or entertainment room made with raised panel cabinetry and elegant, furniture-like embellishments.

Gilded details – Give traditional bathroom cabinets a decorative look using glass door inserts with intricate metal patterns.

Elaborate hardware – Hardware in gold tones or with shiny and polished textures can add a distinctive finishing touch to traditional cabinets.

Complimentary rich colors– Try using deep brown cabinetry to frame a fireplace, balanced by soft grey for bookcases to create a stately and traditional look.

A blend of curved, irregular and straight lines – Add arch-topped shelving unit to the end of a rectangular-shaped kitchen island to create an interesting mix of lines.