How to Display your Crockery and Glassware

Glass-fronted cabinets have been a popular choice in today’s homes and they are an excellent choice if you want to mix up a solid wood design. We have designed them in many projects across the country for our clients in an array of shapes, sizes and designs. When scrolling through social media feeds kitchen designs are flooded with this type of cabinet in all sorts of material. The minimalist design is still popular where homeowners don’t want anything on show, but many are seeing the new trend of displaying things to an extent.

Below we show you some of the design options we have created for our clients at the Handmade Kitchen Company by Nicholas Bridger.

Combine cabinets and shelves

This gorgeous dresser in the Potters Bar project sits proudly in the open-plan space, allowing the client’s glassware to be visible, as well as helping to reflect the natural light around the room. To complement the look of this outstanding piece of furniture, a glass mirrored backdrop was added and brass handles for a timeless look.

Opt for part-glazed

Semi-glazed dresser units can provide a beautiful feature in the hub of the home. Store your finest pieces at eye level and the less attractive items at the bottom behind the bespoke solid handmade doors.

This dresser we designed and built for our client in Broxbourne features a top cabinet completed with glass-fronted doors for decorative glasses and the bottom cabinets, a home for other kitchen items.

Decide if you want fully glazed

Research glass if you are wanting to incorporate it into the kitchen design. It is also important to consider where you will choose to position the glass. There are so many glass finishes to choose from, so you want to make sure you find the one that will fit with the overall aesthetic.

Our client in Sawbridgeworth had a large space to work with, which saw our modern shaker furniture taking centre stage and a fully glazed cabinet hand-painted in London Clay by Farrow & Ball creating a galley run.

Mix it up

Glazed units help to break up walls of cabinetry in large and smaller kitchens. They help to reflect natural daylight in smaller spaces, incorporating mood lighting in the evening.

You could opt for glazed cabinets in a smaller space to help maximise the light and add Crittall windows that leads to another room allowing them to flow together seamlessly.

The glass cabinets below in the Potters Bar project adds interest to the large open-plan space and bounce the light around beautifully being so close to the window. This is the perfect spot to have the glass collection and chinaware on show.

If you would like to know more about our cabinet designs to display your crockery and glassware contact us today – we look forward to hearing from you. We have many suitable options for you and your home, your dream kitchen will be waiting with a great design.

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