Open shelving is a most popular design concept that we see in many of the modular kitchens. Complementing modern design, open shelving is nowadays becoming more common as a contemporary storage option for the today’s kitchens. At the time of considering the open shelves for your modular kitchen, so read out some of the benefits to help you in deciding whether or not the open shelves are for you.
Storage options compared to the cabinets: Wall cabinets can be slightly restrictive in terms of the space, only allows a certain size or amount of items just within the given area. Depending on the height they might also be difficult to reach, especially for some of the smaller individuals. Moreover, open shelves are more continuous, which even provides a little more flexibility to arrange your items in a practical, yet in a more creative way. Due to their structure, any user can arrange and reach for their items very easily at the time of using the kitchen.
Space looks bright, Inviting and open: Open shelving creates with an open and inviting look in the entire kitchen. Especially in the smaller kitchen, the boxy look of the continuous wall cabinetry can make a kitchen look small, constricting and dark. Since open shelves are typically just within a single line along with the wall, an illusion of a more spacious kitchen is created. More light flows through the kitchen, and it also creates a more inviting environment.
Easy to organize: Due to the open nature, all the items are much more visible which makes everything much easier to organize. Everything has a designated spot and any user can easily see where and how the items are placed. This is often a welcome change as compared to the conventional wall cabinets which even a require a user to reach further back to visualize and organize their items.
Cost effective: Open shelves are a great economical option for those who have a new wall cabinet storage. Conventional storage requires the time, manufacturing and installation of placing the entire box correctly in the kitchen. But an open shelf takes the less time and is much easier to install than the actual cabinet. Moreover, when to revive an old kitchen or get a new kitchen, consider open shelves as a more budget-friendly option.