Mixing It Up: Kitchen & Bathroom Drawer Fronts

Solid, slab drawer fronts on the top drawers with five piece drawer fronts below is a look that has been around for a while. Years ago drawer fronts on kitchen cabinetry were most often a slab drawer of some type, either wood or metal.  As design preferences and manufacturing processes evolved, decorative five piece drawer fronts gained in popularity.

Rusic bathroom interior design with a traditional styled bathroom vanity with decorative turned posts.

With today’s popular Transitional styling, wider rails and stiles on doors and drawer fronts are common which decreases the available space in the center panel of a top drawer and can make finding the right knob or pull challenging.  Often times the width of the rails on the top drawer front are modified in to maintain a resemblance to the door style. 

Heritage Painted Cabinet Finish on a Kitchen Island from Dura Supreme Cabinetry

Most all of Dura Supreme’s full overlay door styles are offered with a coordinating five piece drawer front as a standard, a solid slab drawer front is available as an option.  Specifying solid slab drawer fronts for the top drawers provides a uniform look across the top of the base cabinets yet keeps the design detail of the larger drawer fronts below.

A bright teal blue kitchen island in a beachy kitchen design with a wood countertop.

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