Beading on traditional kitchen cabinets
by Olga Alexandru
We’re seeing a massive resurgence in requests for beading from our clients. Perhaps it’s related to the rejection of a minimalist aesthetic or a desire to make the kitchen more homely, either way beading is back! It has been a feature of manor and country houses in the past bringing to mind old country charm. It is a perfect choice for heritage and listed buildings as it helps retain the original character of the house. It’s available in the frame or in the door of a cabinet. Here is a breakdown of the two most common types of beading for kitchen cabinets:
Don’t let the name scare you, it’s a fancy way of saying convex curve moulding.
Here the ovolo moulding is on the frame of the cabinets.
This is a concave moulding. Imagine the shape of a wave.
Here is an example of ogee moulding on both the frame and the door: