Kitchen Trends to Consider for 2017

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jan 10, 2017 6:30:00 PM

 brakurs kitchen trends 2017.pngIt’s always good to watch the trends that are happening in kitchens and cabinets for the future. Especially if you’re considering doing a new kitchen or a kitchen remodel in the near future.

Some trends you may love, and some you may not think much of. Either way, it’s good to be informed to make the best decisions for your home.


Topics: Universal Design, White Kitchen, Kitchen Trends 2017, Transitional Kitchen Style

Ways to Make Your Chicagoland Kitchen More Comfortable

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jul 27, 2016 3:30:00 PM

brakur_kitchen_more_comfortable.pngOur kitchens are the center of our day to day living.  With kitchens being more open to other spaces and outdoor living areas they have become a place where we socialize and gather.   It makes sense to want to feel comfortable in a room that  so much activity revolves around.  There are a range of things you can do make your kitchen a more comfortable and accessible for everyone.


Topics: Universal Design, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Design Tips, Kitchen Layout, Kitchen Accessibility, Chicagoland Kitchen

Including Universal Design in Your Custom Kitchen Layout

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Mar 21, 2016 7:00:00 PM


Making the kitchen the heart of the home means making it accessible for anyone in the house that may be using it or need to have access to it. It’s important when planning your custom kitchen layout for your Chicagoland home that you include features and space planning that meets the needs of all ages and abilities. Having a kitchen with universal design is one of the hottest new trends and something many homebuyers are looking for. In order to have a kitchen that won’t outgrow you and continue to meet the needs of your family no matter the age or ability you will want to include the following universal design guidelines for your Chicagoland custom kitchen.


Topics: Custom Cabinetry, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Universal Design, Space Planning

What’s All the Buzz About a Universal Design in a Kitchen Remodel?

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Mar 20, 2015 3:30:00 PM

BrakurUniversalDesignOne of the new “buzz” words in the kitchen industry is universal design.  But what are they talking about and why is it so important? Universal design is the idea that your kitchen should be accessible to everyone regardless of age, size, or ability. It’s also about making your kitchen safe. If you look at the trends for 2015 in kitchen design, universal design is at the top of the list. This was also evident in the highlights from the recent Kitchen and Bath Industry Show that was held this past January. 


Topics: Design Trends, Chicagoland Kitchen Remodel, Universal Design

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Located in Shorewood, Il, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Inc. has been providing high quality locally manufactured cabinetry since 1965. Brakur is the largest manufacturer of custom cabinetry in Northern Illinois with a 100,000 plus square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and more than 80 employees.

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