What is a shaker style kitchen?
What is a shaker style kitchen? In simple terms a shaker style kitchen doors and cabinets that have a flat central panel with square edges with minimal detail and profiling. Shaker style kitchens tend to be symmetrical and stay away from complicated detailing or ornamentation. However, this does not mean you are compromising on storage or functionality.
Not only are they sophisticated and sleek but these kitchen designs all made for complete functionality, weather you live in a small apartment all you have a family home. They look at storage space and functionality for example wanting an integrated spice rack or wine bottle storage as seen in our Ashbourne range.
Going as far back as mid-18th century these kitchens designs have become a firm favourite within both the classical and modern home. They were originally left bare or painted with a matt finish in colours such as red, warm yellow or dark blue or green. Whether you’re looking for an accent piece and would like dark grey or navy colours as you can see in our Cranbrook range or you’re looking to brighten up your kitchen by going for white or cream as seen in our Ashbourne range.
Whatever you would like you can achieve with a shaker style kitchen.
Monopolising on both storage space and functionality, a shaker style kitchen can have loads of little hidden cabinets and draws which will suit every bodies needs from a hidden spice rack to a full-sized pantry. As well as this, taking from its history, peg rails can be hung at head hight which enables you to hang kitchen utensils and other objects which not only adds to the design but also adds to the functionality of this kitchen style.
Normally this style kitchen does not come within a frame, however that is an option as you can see with our New England range. As well as this, the cabinets are traditionally wide however, you can get a narrower style that will suit your needs without compromising on design.
Looking for a bespoke homemade style kitchen made out of wood then a shaker styled kitchen would be perfect see your home as it has both a classical and sophisticated design that can fit around all of your wants and needs. Perfect for entertaining your friends to feeding the family, you can add in functionalities and build your shaker kitchen around you.
If you are looking to give your kitchen a makeover and give it a more classical yet sophisticated feel, then why not contact us today or visit our showroom to learn more about our shaker style kitchens.