Fine Cabinetry: The Intricacies of Design

November 1, 2013

Fine Cabinetry Design Have you ever given much thought as to what defines great design? Is it purely something pretty to look at or does it go deeper than that? What are the criteria for good design of fine cabinetry and is it difficult to achieve?

In simple terms it goes way beyond pretty and yes, it is difficult to achieve if you don’t know what you’re doing. The average do-it-yourself layperson cannot expect to achieve what a specialist is capable of.

How Intricate is Design?

When you decide that you’re redoing your kitchen or going to build an entertainment unit in your living room you don’t go online to find a handyman. You search for a professional in the business, fully qualified and with creditable references. The reason is, there are so many places that cabinetmakers can cut corners and you want to align yourself with one that not only understands design, but the work that goes into the end product.

Details that Make a Difference: Seven Smart Questions
We’ve prepared a few questions for you so that you won’t enter blindly into the next meeting about your upcoming project.

  1. Do you come to me so you can measure the room’s width, depth and height before drawing up a plan?
  2. If my floors are uneven, are you able to modify the floor, plans or both?
  3. Are you able to offer me several choices of woods and finishes?
  4. Can you come up with a design based on two different styles that I would like to incorporate?
  5. Do you have a showroom where I can see actual models of what you’ve built?
  6. Will you be able to match or complement a particular wood sample that I already have in my home?
  7. Are you able to offer features based on our individual lifestyle?

There are many other questions you may have and Schrapper’s team of accredited professionals is ready to answer them to your satisfaction. The fact is a knowledgeable consumer makes a better customer.