Which Door Style Suits YOUR Style?

Posted January 11, 2019 by Gracie DeSantis

At Cabinets To Go, designing your dream kitchen begins with the cabinets. We know how easy it is to get lost in the carpentry terms and all the different door styles and colors on the market. So, we make it simple, guiding customers through our curated collection to make beautiful kitchens easy. Keep reading to find which door style is best for your new kitchen.

Nantucket cream cabinets with a shaker door style.
Nantucket shaker cabinets in cool seashell make any home feel like a getaway.


Shaker cabinets, first designed in Colonial America, honor the tradition of fine craftsmanship. Since their creation, they’ve been a fan favorite for kitchen design. Their clean lines and right angles make them a versatile choice for any style of décor especially rustic or farmhouse-inspired kitchens.

Grey Kensington Mist raised panel cabinets with grey backsplash and floor.
Raised panel cabinets in Kensington Mist make a sophisticated statement.

Raised Panel

The classic choice for cabinetry, raised panel cabinets get their name from the ornamental detailing in the raised center panel. This elegant door style is perfect for traditional and transitional kitchens and décor. Remodeling an older home? Raised panel cabinets are a great companion to millwork.

White modern wall cabinets and charcoal base cabinets from the 2019 HGTV Dream Home.
As seen in the 2019 HGTV Dream Home. Chelsea Linen and Manhattan Graphite cabinets bring texture to a modern kitchen.


This flat door style with no frame or panel is easy to clean and great for small kitchens as it makes a space seem larger. With its uncomplicated lines, modern cabinetry best accomplishes contemporary and transitional designs, allowing a kitchen to make a statement for an agreeable price.

To get started on your own dream kitchen design and to see these styles in person, visit your local Cabinets To Go showroom.

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