These days you'll hear a lot of talk about custom-built cabinets and custom-designed kitchens. You may even hear the word "Bespoke" referred to: it's the British word for hand-made cabinets. If you have the budget for such innovative cabinets, you can increase the value of your home drastically.
Hand-made cabinetry follows a more recent trend of returning to original approaches of fine craftsman and getting away from so many machined parts. You can obtain Bespoke cabinets for any style of kitchen and they will offer a rich appearance you'll treasure for a long time. If you decide to sell your home, your hand-made cabinets will be a great feature to talk up. Or, if you don't want to sell, choosing Bespoke furniture will allow you to best use the space you've got for kitchen activities.
Bespoke cabinets can also be made in a modern or contemporary style. If you don't have the budget for Bespoke cabinets, you can consider less expensive options like laminate coverings, which can even be made in metallic finishes to mimic stainless steel and other metals. You can choose a glossy or matte finish or contrast both finishes. Metallic laminate looks fancy but is easy to clean. However, don't use abrasive agents or cloths with it as it can scratch and is then hard to repair.