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Redefine Your Kitchen with the Sleek and Minimalist Design of Modern Cabinets by Southern Stone & Cabinets
Explore the different possibilities that you can achieve with Southern Stone’s modern kitchen cabinets in Memphis, TN. With us, you can give your kitchen smart storage solutions and customizable features that help keep your culinary space neat and tidy and complement your daily tasks in the kitchen. Contact us today to get your free, comprehensive quote and start your journey towards a better and updated kitchen space for your home in Memphis, TN.

The Hallmarks of Modern Kitchen Cabinet Design

Sleek and Minimalistic

Modern cabinets create an uncluttered appearance with their clean lines and minimalist features. This appearance is achieved by flat panel or shaker cabinet doors, and minimalistic hardware or handleless doors and drawers. The incorporated intelligent storage solutions it possesses allow you to easily maintain a clean and tidy kitchen.

Innovative Materials

Modern cabinets are made of new and sustainable materials that are engineered to have the appearance best suited for modern designs. These materials, such as laminates and veneers, have excellent durability and come in a wide variety of finishes that imitate the appearance of wood, concrete, stone, and metal, giving you great flexibility to personalize your kitchen’s appearance.

Color Trends

Cabinets with a modern style take advantage of the full spectrum of colors in creating the appearance of your kitchen. This allows you to give your kitchen a bold statement with vibrant hues on your cabinets or create a timeless appeal with a monochromatic theme. With modern cabinets, your kitchen can become a canvas of self-expression in your home.

Incorporating these design elements into your kitchen’s design can elevate your space to new heights. Discover the possibilities by scheduling a consultation with our team and find out how your kitchen can look with a modern design.

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Functionality Meets Aesthetics

Smart Storage Solutions

Smart storage solutions optimize every inch of your kitchen cabinets for storage and organization. This makes it easier for you to keep your countertops free from clutter, enhancing your kitchen’s aesthetics and creating a more intentional space in your home. And, with custom-designed compartments, you can have specialized storage for your kitchen essentials, like spice racks, custom pantries, and customized storage for your coffee items.

Integrated Appliances

Integrating appliances into your kitchen cabinet design creates a cohesive and more finished look for your space. And, by concealing them behind a sleek facade, you get a more finished and stylish look for your kitchen. As long as you have the space, you can have any kitchen appliance integrated with your cabinets.


You can customize your modern kitchen cabinets to suit your individual needs and space requirements. You can choose from a wide variety of colors, finishes, hardware options, and layout configurations to create the aesthetic that you want for your kitchen. With customized modern kitchen cabinets, you will get a space that not only serves your unique needs but also reflects your personality and style.

Technology Integration in Modern Cabinetry

Built-in Charging Stations

You can install wireless charging pads and USB ports into cabinet surfaces to make charging your devices in the kitchen easier. You have the option of installing these in the open so you can use your charging devices while working in the kitchen. Another is to install charging accessories in drawers so you can keep clutter out while still ensuring your devices are ready for use.

Sensor-Activated Doors and Drawers

You can incorporate sensor technology into your cabinets to automate how you open them and eliminate the need for handles and knobs. Sensors can activate the opening mechanism of your cabinet doors and drawers with a gentle touch or a wave of your hand.

LED Lighting Systems

You can have an easier time accessing items from storage by installing LED lighting systems in your kitchen cabinets. It can be as simple as interior lighting for your cabinets or motion-activated ones that turn on automatically when cabinet doors are opened.

Voice-Activated Controls

You can integrate automatic opening mechanisms with voice controls with smart assistants, making it easier to access items when your hands are full. You can also include in this setup devices that can enhance your productivity in the kitchen, such as lighting, thermostats, smart trash cans, smart faucets, window blinds, smart TVs, and your microwave or refrigerator.

Temperature-Regulated Storage

You can install temperature-regulated storage in your cabinets, such as wine cabinets, beverage coolers, and temperature-regulated drawers. This allows you to store items at the perfect temperature that might be too warm or cold for your refrigerator.

Security Features

You can install electronic security features to secure or monitor items in your kitchen. For example, you can install biometric locks so that only the one with the recognized fingerprint can unlock it. Or, you can install app-based security systems to control or monitor access to a cabinet.

Sustainability and Eco-Friendly Practices

Southern Stone & Cabinets embrace a greener kitchen and remodel with our use of materials produced from environmentally friendly materials and through sustainable practices. We ensure this by sourcing our materials from manufacturers and suppliers that practice sustainable manufacturing processes. And, with the materials we offer to our clients, you can expect a result that will last for years to come. If you want to remodel your space, start with the best kitchen cabinets in Memphis.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Determine the layout for your kitchen

Your kitchen will need a unique design since it has a unique size and shape that will affect the traffic flow in your space and the placement of your sink, stove, and refrigerator. The layout you choose should address your unique needs and complement your lifestyle at home.

2. Assess the storage space you need

Your cabinets are key to keeping your kitchen organized and clutter-free. But, to make this a reality when your cabinets are done, you need to have enough storage space for your kitchen items. You can have an idea of how much space you need, at a minimum, by taking stock of your current appliances, and existing cookware, utensils, and pantry items.

3. Choose your cabinet door style

There are two cabinet door styles suitable for modern kitchens – slab and shaker style. Slab cabinet doors have solid and flat fronts while shaker cabinet doors are made of five pieces of material with a recessed center panel. Which one is more appealing is subjective, so choose a style that you prefer.

4. Choose the finish for your modern kitchen cabinets

You can finish your cabinets with stain, paint, laminate, melamine, glaze, varnish, or lacquer. And, if you have solid wood cabinets, you can even leave them unfinished to show off their natural beauty. 

Regardless of the finish you choose for your cabinets, it is advisable to use a semi-glossy, glossy, or satin finish since your kitchen cabinets are prone to get dirty and these textures will make them easier to clean.

The best materials for modern kitchen cabinets are plywood, and MDF. Here are some of their advantages: 

  • Wood is the best in terms of durability and for showing off natural, yet simple, luxury since it gives you the option of staining or varnishing your cabinets. 
  • Plywood is a good material for its durability and more affordable price tag than wood. And, it makes for the best material for floating cabinet shelves since it is not as heavy as wood and MDF.
  • MDF is the most affordable material on this list. It is a great material for floor cabinets and flat-panel or slab cabinet doors. 

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As mentioned above, there are several ways that you can integrate smart technology into your kitchen cabinetry. But, you must first consider your needs before choosing which ones you should add to your kitchen cabinetry. It would be a waste to add a feature if you will not use it. 

Next, it is best to work with your cabinet designer when adding smart tech to your kitchen cabinets. They can help you assess the best way to incorporate these devices into your cabinets and give advice on the optimal options for your intended use. 

Are you ready for a modern kitchen makeover but need inspiration? Click here to check out HGTV’s modern kitchen cabinet designs for more ideas.

Give Your Kitchen a Modern Makeover with Kitchen Cabinets by Southern Stone

Southern Stone & Cabinets can turn your kitchen into a standard of modern living and timeless appeal. Contact us today to schedule your free, comprehensive quote with our team and get started with your culinary space’s renovation with modern kitchen cabinets in Memphis.