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Handleless kitchens are sleek, elegant, and practical. The elimination of curves, crevasse and corners, often a product of traditional handle design, removes those areas where food residue and dirt often get trapped - cleaning is a dream. Never any worries about hygiene. All storage areas in the kitchen benefit from handleless solutions, opening and closing of drawers and cupboards is simplicity itself. Once you have spent time in this kind of kitchen, no other kitchen matches up. Be warned, these kitchens set the bar very high indeed.
Handleless overhead cabinets feature doors that hang down just a little further than the carcass
True handleless that feature a continuous rail built into the cabinet to create space to grip
Metal finger pulls achieve that sleek, desirable finish of the handleless kitchen
Push to open mechanisms leave a completely flush finish to all kitchen furniture

One of the most popular requests from our customers right now is for what is known as the ‘handleless’ kitchen. As the name implies, these kitchens are designed with no handles, knobs, or other protrusions to get in the way. Instead, doors and drawers work on a push-open mechanism, usually closing with soft close hinges too.

If you’re after a contemporary look that’s unspoiled by interruptions, handleless kitchens really maximise the sleek lines and beautiful finish you can achieve. Not only that, but they are a dream to clean, with no handles to work around, and result in a timelessly elegant look that is unlikely to fall out of favour any time soon.

Types of handleless kitchens

There are various options for you to choose from if you’re thinking about a handleless kitchen. Some of the most popular choices include:

    • Overhead cabinets: Handleless overhead cabinets feature doors that hang down just a little further than the carcass, giving you a lip at the bottom to use to open the door.
    • True handleless: This features a continuous rail built into the cabinet which creates a space for you to grip and open the drawers and doors
    • Moulded finger pulls: With this type of handleless design, a channel is routed into the door or drawer front which creates a lip for you to use to pull it open
    • Metal finger pulls: Popular in the 70s and 80s, these types of finger pulls are typically made of aluminium and sit over the top of the drawer or at the side of the door, giving you something to get hold of. Technically these are actually handled, but still achieve that sleek, desirable finish of the handleless kitchen.
    • Luxury countertops from materials such as granite or quartz

As well as choosing the mechanism of handleless kitchen you want, you’ll still have all the usual choices of style, finish, materials and layout to decide on. Feeling overwhelmed? Talk to our expert team today about your ideas for a handleless kitchen, and we’ll help you make the very best choices.