"1. Display your favorite things without creating clutter. This is one of the most White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets popular living rooms on Houzz, and the unique built-ins are a major reason. An open shelf, cabinet doors, drawers and glass doors compose the facade, but the wire mesh doors are the largest fronts. They tie the books and objects together in an uncluttered way — the mesh tones down the color but still gives us a peek inside. The feeling is open without complete transparency. J.A.S. Design-Build42. Add an architectural feature. Grilles are composed either of a woven wire mesh or perforated metal sheets. A large-scale pattern adds architectural interest. In a bathroom it can conceal a jumble of toiletries while making the space feel White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets more open.
3. Nod to history. In the kitchen the look can be tracked back to pie safes. These cupboards had punched-tin panels in the doors that allowed for ventilation but kept pests out. These panels are a modern-day take on the antique storage units for baked goods, meat and other perishables. Architect Anni Tilt designed the pattern on 1/16th-inch-thick steel, while partner David Arkin drilled all of the holes by hand. By the time they were done, he had drilled more than 1,500 of them. Arciform4Perforated metal cabinet doors lend a vintage look to this Portland, Oregon, kitchen. While some people opt for the metal to provide a shiny contrast, White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets others prefer to paint it to match the cabinet wood, as these designers did.
4. Add glam. Interior designer Rebekah Zaveloff has been using grilles for quite some time. “This is still one of my favorite projects — the client and her friends often refer to it as sexy,” she says of this glamorous kitchen. “The grille adds a diamond pattern and glint.”
5. Go country. Wire isn’t restricted to glamorous kitchens; the look also lends itself well to more rustic country looks. A chicken-wire-like product gives these potato and onion cabinets a farmhouse kitchen look.
These cabinetmakers scooped up chicken wire at a local hardware store, left it outside White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets to get it a little rusty and crusty, then gave it a clear coat to make sure the crusty part was just part of the look. d'apostrophe design, inc.56. Lend a modern industrial look. In this stone and log luxury ski chalet in Montana, rustic timbers and more modern industrial touches balance each other throughout the home. Together with the pendant lights, hardware and other metal fixtures, the grilles add glint and keep the kitchen from being overwhelmed by clunky wood. KitchenLab | Rebekah Zaveloff Interiors37. Make everything White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets look pretty. “Since these cabinets were by themselves on this side of this kitchen, they needed some texture and interest or they would have felt heavy and not balanced with the other side,” Zaveloff says. “I love when a client is gutsy enough to do something like this diamond-mesh grille in a pantry cabinet.”
8. Hide the food. Here is the same cabinet with the doors open, and it’s simply too much openness. Without the grilles, the colored herb containers and other food containers look kind of junky. Kitchen Lab | Rebekah Zaveloff Interiors1Closed, it’s more about silhouettes, and everything looks orderly. Behind the larger-scale White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets diamond pattern there is a small wire mesh, not backed by anything else. You can back mesh with glass if you are concerned about dust, but Zaveloff says she rarely does. House of LHere is a close-up of a similar-style grille. Note the fine detailing between the diamonds — this kind of design is at the higher end of the price range.
9. Make a wet bar stand out. Storing glassware behind a wider-gauge wire is a great idea — it looks pretty and can reflect the light. In these cabinets, glass shelves continue the transparency.
Similarly, you can use grilles to give a butler’s pantry its own distinct style. Once purely utilitarian, these spaces are becoming spots for gathering, mixing up martinis and tasting wine. 1Note the way White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets interior cabinet lighting enhances the look of the grille here. Use this move when you have the cabinets set up in an organized way with objects that go together, like crystal and other glassware or a collection of white china.
10. Provide contrast to a fabric lining. A fabric lining gives a grille a softer look. For projects like bedrooms, bathrooms, linen cabinets, dressing rooms and hallways, softening a grille with fabric is a sophisticated choice. These bronze grilles are backed by a thin fabric inside the doors.
11. Add depth. Files, boxes and objects are all easy to spot behind these metal mesh cabinet doors. The open look gives the small room some added depth that solid cabinet doors wouldn’t have provided.
… wanting to balance out the budget and splurge on classic furniture pieces that could move White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets with her clients, Reynolds got creative. She cast the expensive mesh aside and picked up white wire mesh at a home improvement store, then spray painted it black. The total mesh cost was just $60. Yunker Associates Architecture112. Give a tight office space a more open feeling. These custom nickel fixtures add depth and keep this office from feeling like a claustrophobia-inducing closet full of cabinetry. Shor Home113. Make a strong first impression, even on your guests who use the back door. Often mudroom and back entries are White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets very utilitarian and a design afterthought. Here the view through the cabinet doors invites visitors to leaf through a book or magazine. It also prevents the tight space from feeling closed in from too many cabinets. The glamorous diamond pattern lets them know they have entered a special house. JWT Associates414. Let your media equipment breathe. Grilles can allow for proper ventilation and cooling where media components are concerned. Of course, whenever serious media equipment is involved, you’ll want to work with White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets an audiovisual professional to make sure your setup is safe. Laura U, Inc.415. Add Moroccan flair. Inspired by iconic places like Majorelle Garden, interior designer Laura Umansky used shapes and repeating geometric patterns to bring an exotic bohemian Moroccan look to this Texas townhouse. Thanks to the unique millwork, textiles and grilles, one can easily imagine a Pucci-caftan-clad Talitha Getty lounging on the sofa.Laura U, Inc.3While she went light in the office, Umanski chose a dark wood for the cabinetry and grilles in White Shaker Kitchen Cabinets the family room, which also emphasize the Moroccan look."