Traditional to Modern: New Kitchen Cabinet Doors + PANYL
Most kitchen cabinets are built with either "face frame" or "frameless" construction. Face frame cabinets are also called "traditional", and you may hear frameless construction referred to as "European style". Each has its benefits and drawbacks.
Framed cabinets are generally considered to be more durable, and have a sturdier, arts & crafty look. More likely to be found in custom or semi-custom cabinets, framed...
Before, During, After: PANYLing an IKEA SEKTION Kitchen
We posted recently about designing and constructing a small kitchen using the new IKEA SEKTION kitchen system. There was a comparison of SEKTION vs. the older AKURUM system; a photo sequence of the design and construction processes; and finally, some shots of the finished kitchen. In this post, we'll show the same kitchen getting a makeover using self-adhesive PANYL wrap material, in the Driftwood woodgrain pattern.
(Scroll down further to see more before/after images)
What's REALLY new about the IKEA SEKTION kitchen system? PANYL explores the nitty gritty
The new IKEA SEKTION kitchen cabinet system has finally launched in North America! What are the most important changes from the old AKURUM cabinet line? Over the last year we've been absorbing intelligence from Sweden and Great Britain. Below we've highlighted the significant differences between IKEA's outgoing AKURUM system and the incoming SEKTION kitchen.
Cabinet widths are basically unchanged.
SEKTION still has seven standard base cabinet widths: 12", 15", 18", 21", 24", 30" and 36".
Wall cabinets are available in the...
PANYL's IKEA SEKTION Kitchen Part II: Design and Construction
In our last post we provided a review of the new IKEA SEKTION kitchen, which is about to replace the AKURUM line after a 20 year run. We collected this information last month, while installing the international version of the SEKTION kitchen (called METOD). Our customer was in a hurry to update a vacant rental apartment, and didn't want to wait for the SEKTION to become available....
PANYL's IKEA SEKTION Kitchen Part III: The Big Reveal
Part II of our IKEA SEKTION blog trilogy covered the step-by-step process of assembling a new SEKTION kitchen - the long-awaited replacement to IKEA's 20-year old AKURUM kitchen system. Now it's time to unveil the results!
A friend of ours had a vacant rental apartment in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. We suspected that, here in this self-appointed nerve-center of culinary artisanality, the existing kitchen might not...
INTRODUCING THE PANYL CLEARANCE SECTION
At PANYL, we like to go BIG. We offer a wide selection of finishes because we like to take chances and see what works. Our customers are the same way: they try out projects, take risks, and occasionally need to send some things back. Because of this free spirited approach, we wind up with overstocked items and customer returns.
So we've introduced a new CLEARANCE section in our store. With PANYL Clearance, your favorite item or...
Canadian TV Studs Colin and Justin Show You How Easy PANYL is to Apply
Once upon a time in Canada, the exciting design duo Colin and Justin put PANYL to use in a Toronto Star article. That was an early PR highlight for us considering we love their work and they really have a knack for promoting DIY design and other affordable furniture solutions.
Now, we've been lucky enough to have our second C&J experience, which like the last time we didn't even know was coming! These two guys are...
Project (the) Funway: PANYL Drops Prices on Popular Items!
One of the key reasons we launched PANYL was to offer cost savings to creative shoppers and DIYers who know what they want but can't always afford it. Design is high on our list of what's most important in life, but so is being able to spend modestly without feeling left out of the fun that modern furniture has to offer.
We are always looking for ways to improve our offerings...