ing for more than 22 percent of all the displays. Here
again, most designers and sales reps we talked to
suggest the metal drawer systems respond to growing
demand for functionality with clean designs.
Everything is soft-close
Soft-close drawer systems have gone from an innovation to a standard in a very short time. More than
three-quarters of all the displays featured soft-close
The trend is also expanding to doors, with about
40 percent of the displays featuring soft-closing
The growing hardware trend for doors is increased use of overhead drawers and automated
systems. Some of the automated systems use touch
activation, and others use a remote controller.
Besides overhead systems, there are also sliding and
Extra-wide wood drawers were displaced in many kitchens
at KBIS 2017, often with elaborate interior organization