Published at Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 02:04:17 AM. Cabinet. By Johannah Mayer.
There are several different types of textured glass, some more common than others. This is a style that’s a bit tricky in the sense that some patterns are quite likely to be a fad and to go out of style quickly, leaving you with a dated kitchen design. You can avoid that by sticking with some of the simpler and more classical patterns. Textured glass is interesting from both a visual and a tactile point of view.
Thermofoil. These doors are molded out of MDF (medium-density fiberboard), wrapped in a plastic-type coating and then baked under intense heat to create an impervious seal. Durable and cost effective, they come only in solid colors and imitation wood grain. Often mass-produced, thermofoil cabinetry comes at very competitive price points. Its durable, but its also extremely difficult to repair any damage to it. Some lighter colors can also yellow from sunlight and heat over time
This rich cabinet color might make some spaces feel dark and heavy. But with a soaring white ceiling, light wood flooring, a generous amount of smoky gray wall, backsplash tile, and an expansive floor plan, the look comes off as nothing but bright and open.
As the name suggests, leaded glass is very rich in lead. The high content of this heavy metal is responsible for the unique look of this glass and the tint that makes it special and appreciated for its decorative qualities. Leaded glass looks elegant and has this very appealing artisanal look but it can be pretty difficult to find. Alternatives include tinted or stained glass.