Cabinets Aren’t Just in the Kitchen Anymore…

When people think of cabinets, their minds automatically roam to kitchen cabinets; however, there are numerous places in the home that cater to cabinets. Cabinets have evolved and become useful in entertainment centers, home offices and computer centers, as well as many other facets of the home.

The home entertainment center has become one of the most popular places where consumers implement cabinets, as there is a need for storing items like DVDs, televisions, components or gaming stations. Consumers enjoy the convenience of cabinets that vary in size, accommodating all types of screen sizes as well as the new innovative interior design features that have been created to accommodate A/V needs.

Home offices have become another popular place to implement cabinets. As a home office, consumers are looking for comfort but also functionality. Home office cabinetry may feature keyboard trays and file drawers to voluminous side cabinets in which to store CPUs, paper shredders or other office equipment.

One essential element to home office cabinetry is wire management hardware for routing computer and other cables. With the increased number of gadgets and electronics used in home offices, consumers rely on plastic and velcro cable ties to keep wire clutter to a minimum behind the home office set-up. Some defining features of home office cabinets include file hangers, dividers and extra shelving for convenience. These things provide consumers with extra convenience for sorting and organizing office supplies such as pens, staplers and paper clips.

In creating a custom experience for consumers, it’s best to provide cabinets that offer innovative yet effective options. Understanding the consumers’ needs is the first step in providing the right equipment.

Can you think of other innovative and new uses for cabinetry? In what areas have your consumers struggled to find the cabinetry that was right for them? What was the outcome?

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