top of page
  • Devix Kitchens

White kitchen cabinets

Updated: Mar 26, 2023

White kitchen cabinets

White kitchen cabinets is a very popular choice among interior designers. Not only does it brighten up the room but also make it look more spacious. It is easy to integrate white cabinets to any interior because it comes in many difference styles:

  • Modern white kitchen cabinets

  • Transitional white kitchen cabinets

  • Farmhouse style white kitchen cabinets

  • Framed white kitchen cabinets

White kitchen cabinets can be divided into two groups: Cabinets with flat (slab) doors and with shaker or raised panel doors (any door style that is not flat). Modern kitchen cabinets normally have slab doors while other styles comes with variations of shaker or raised panel doors.

If you have limited natural lighting in your kitchen or the room is not that big, white cabinets can make the space feel bigger and more inviting.

White is a neutral color, which makes is easy to update your home with new floors, wall pain, etc because your white cabinets will stay relevant throughout the changes. Wood stains tend to date a home as trends shift to different tones. White remains the same no matter what.

White is a neutral color , it can be used in many designs and styles. Whether you have a rustic country kitchen or a sleek modern design, white cabinets will fit in perfectly.

Even though there are some drawbacks to white kitchen cabinets, they will never “go out of style.”

The door style or the layout of the kitchen may go out of style, but white kitchen cabinets will always look good. White has always been in every cabinet style throughout history, even when other colors like white oak kitchen cabinets and walnut kitchen cabinets was the most popular. If you’re looking at this as an investment perspective, or just not sure which style is best for your home - you cannot go wrong with white kitchen cabinets.

Material for white kitchen cabinets

There 2 types of material used for white kitchen cabinets:

  • Paint

  • Laminate

Painted white kitchen cabinets

Painted kitchen cabinets means the doors, panels, moldings, trim, toe kicks, etc is spray painted. We do it in a fully enclosed automotive type spray booth with the best spray equipment available on planet earth.

The base of Painted kitchen cabinets can be solid wood or MDF - read here wood vs MDF kitchen cabinets and here formaldehyde-free kitchen cabinets

Most of the time is it pained shaker doors that is used for modern painted kitchen cabinets.

Laminate white kitchen cabinets

Many interior designer prefer laminate for Modern white kitchens. Laminates normally for slab (flat) doors.

Most commonly used high-end laminate is Fenix ntm - I think it is the best material for super matte kitchen cabinets - and I talk a lot about it in the blog post matte kitchen cabinets.

Kitchen cabinets in matt laminate finish, do not reflect light or reflect little, and one of the benefits is that the fingerprints are less noticeable, than on the high gloss finishes. They are very practical for the day-to-day usage.

White high gloss kitchen cabinets

White high gloss cabinets can made off acrylic or poly glass laminate - it will be slab (flat) door style like the kitchen above. It can also be spray painted with high-gloss urethane paint and polished to a perfect look like a high-end piano.

High-gloss shaker white kitchen

Shaker doors with white high-gloss finish is one of the most luxurious kitchen style most used for luxury interiors. It is spray painted MDF with piano lacquer (urethane based) - looks gorgeous.

Why choose white kitchen cabinets

White kitchen cabinets are a popular choice for many homeowners because they create a clean, bright, and timeless look in the kitchen. White cabinets can make a small kitchen feel larger and more open, while also providing a neutral backdrop for other design elements such as countertops, backsplashes, and flooring.

One benefit of white cabinets is that they are versatile and can work well with a variety of design styles, from traditional to modern. They can also be paired with a range of colors and finishes, allowing you to create a personalized look that suits your taste and style.

When choosing white cabinets, it's important to consider the quality of the materials and construction. Cabinets that are made from high-quality materials and crafted with care will last longer and withstand daily use better than cheaper, poorly made options.

Overall, white kitchen cabinets can be a great choice for homeowners who want a classic, clean, and versatile look in their kitchen.

1,263 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All


bottom of page