Cabinetry is not all about doors, face frames and boxes. Cabinetry can encompass all the other parts and pieces that go into a design, such as corbels, shelves and moldings, which can help pull a design together. Here are some creative, functional and beautiful applications of open shelving to hopefully provide some ideas and inspire your next project!
In our Stamford, Connecticut, showroom, clients can see different examples of Dura Supreme cabinetry, including open shelving above the sink. This creates a more open look, and can be a great spot to showcase cookbooks, display a collection of plates or glasses or even have a few fresh herbs handy for cooking.
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In this home office, floating shelves in the corner display photos and personal mementos. Opening up the corner allows for the desk to fit into it, maximizing space.
This illustrates how shelving can also give function to a challenging space, namely corners. Sometimes with corners, designers run up against challenges, such as windows or depth changes. One way to tackle this problem is by using open shelving.
Another great application of open shelving can be to nest them right into the surrounding cabinetry, giving a purposed layered look and keeping oft-used items at the ready!
Dura Supreme offers floating shelves in varying depths, lengths and thicknesses to fit into almost any space. Also, Dura Supreme has loose shelving that can be paired with any of our corbels.
Shelves can be ordered in any type of wood and in dozens of finishes (stain, paint, patina, weathered, etc.) to totally customize the look. So, next time you are looking for some functionality in a challenging space, or looking for a way to bring a little extra character into a room, don’t forget about the hard-working open shelf!