The glossy cabinets and ceiling have a reflective quality, making the room seem brighter and larger. The tone-on-tone, white iridescent tile backsplash has a similar quality and adds a glamorous touch to the room's soft palette. A pair of antique tole chandeliers hangs over the large eat-in island to provide soft lighting.
When selecting paint sheens, keep in mind that shiny surfaces help to make a small space feel larger because they are reflective, like in this modern kitchen with high-gloss orange cabinets. Use a semigloss sheen to visually expand a small kitchen or bathroom. Softer sheens, such as satin or eggshell, give bedrooms — especially kids' rooms and living areas — a more subtle finish.
At once traditional and contemporary, this small home office combines the best of both styles. Glossy blue paint freshens up traditional cabinetry. A pop-up laptop and keyboard stand frees up valuable desk space.
This kitchen features flat-front white cabinets trimmed in dark brown wood. A vibrant orange tile backsplash adds a pop of color, while stainless steel appliances create an updated look. A back door provides quick access to the patio area.
Traditional cabinetry, painted a lovely shade of gray, grace the walls of this transitional kitchen. Luxurious and functional, the cabinets provide ample storage space for utensils, pots, pans and dishes.
This state of the art kitchen boasts sleek surfaces, including the high gloss gray cabinets and built-in cooktop on the kitchen island. Brown granite is used for the countertop and backsplash areas, while track lighting illuminates the space.
Cabinetry helps to conceal more than just dishes in this sleek open kitchen. A hidden refrigerator blends seamlessly along a wall of glossy cabinets, while a combination of pendant and recessed lighting illuminate the whole space.
This compact kitchen benefits from an open plan design that incorporates an eat-in bar. Rich wood barstools balance the glossy cabinets and white countertops for a fresh look. A sleek pendant light and recessed lighting keep the space feeling open and bright.
Glossy cabinets are used in the kitchen to reflect the natural light and, much like mirrors, make the space feel much larger than it actually is. Stainless steel appliances complete the high end look of this modern kitchen.
Rich brown cabinets provide contrast against the light wood floors and crisp white countertops in this contemporary kitchen. A green tile backsplash adds a dash of color, and three glossy white cabinets add an element of surprise.