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  • Writer's pictureNoam Perez

Custom Cabinetry: The industry

The custom cabinetry industry is a vital component of the interior design world, particularly when it comes to creating beautiful and functional kitchen spaces. As a kitchen designer, I have had the pleasure of working with many different custom cabinetry companies and have gained a wealth of knowledge about the industry as a whole. In this blog post, I will share my insights on the custom cabinetry industry from the perspective of a kitchen designer. First and foremost, it is important to understand that custom cabinetry is not the same as mass-produced cabinetry. Custom cabinetry is made to order, meaning that it is built specifically for a particular space and to the exact specifications of the homeowner or designer. This level of customization allows for a truly unique and personalized final product. Mass-produced cabinetry, on the other hand, is manufactured in bulk and can only be modified to a certain extent. One of the biggest advantages of custom cabinetry is that it is tailored to the specific needs and wants of the homeowner. For example, if a homeowner wants a specific type of wood or finish, a custom cabinetry company can accommodate that request. Additionally, if a homeowner has an irregularly shaped kitchen or wants a specific type of cabinet, a custom cabinetry company can create a design that works for that space. This level of customization allows for a truly unique and personalized final product. Another advantage of custom cabinetry is that it is often made with higher quality materials and construction techniques than mass-produced cabinetry. Custom cabinetry companies use premium woods and hardware, and the cabinets are often built using traditional techniques such as dovetailing or mortise and tenon joinery. This results in cabinets that are not only beautiful, but also durable and long-lasting. However, it is important to note that custom cabinetry comes at a higher cost than mass-produced cabinetry. The cost of custom cabinetry can vary depending on the materials used, the level of customization, and the location of the cabinetry company. But in general custom cabinetry is more expensive than mass-produced cabinetry. As a kitchen designer, I work closely with custom cabinetry companies to create a design that not only looks beautiful, but also functions well for the homeowner. One of the key aspects of this process is communication. I make sure to clearly communicate the homeowner's needs and wants, as well as any specific requirements for the space, to the cabinetry company. This allows the cabinetry company to create a design that meets those needs and functions well for the homeowner. Additionally, I work closely with the cabinetry company to ensure that the final product not only looks beautiful, but also functions well. This includes making sure that the cabinets are the right size and shape for the space, that they have the right type of hardware, and that they are properly installed. In conclusion, custom cabinetry is a vital component of the interior design world, particularly when it comes to creating beautiful and functional kitchen spaces. It offers a level of customization and quality that mass-produced cabinetry cannot match. As a kitchen designer, I have had the pleasure of working with many different custom cabinetry companies and have gained a wealth of knowledge about the industry as a whole. With the right communication and collaboration, custom cabinetry can be the perfect solution for any homeowner looking for a truly unique and functional kitchen space.

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