Mastering Elegance with Panel-Ready Appliances in Your NYKB Kitchen Design

Perry Hiiman
January 11, 2024
Mastering Elegance with Panel-Ready Appliances in Your NYKB Kitchen Design

When it comes to designing the perfect kitchen, every detail matters. One crucial decision that can significantly impact the overall look and feel of your space is choosing the right appliances. While stainless steel has been a popular choice for years, there’s a growing trend that might just revolutionize the way you view kitchen design – panel-ready appliances. At NYKB (New York Kitchen and Bath), we understand the importance of a well-designed kitchen, and choosing the right appliances is the first step in achieving the perfect balance of functionality and aesthetics.

Pros of Panel-Ready Appliances:

Seamless Integration:

One of the standout advantages of panel-ready appliances is their ability to seamlessly blend into your kitchen cabinetry. By allowing custom panels to be affixed to the front of the appliances, they become indistinguishable from the surrounding cabinets. This creates a cohesive and streamlined look that enhances the overall design of your kitchen.


Panel-ready appliances offer a high level of customization. You have the freedom to choose panel materials that match your cabinetry, allowing you to create a cohesive and personalized kitchen design. This level of customization is especially beneficial for those who seek a unique and tailored aesthetic.

Concealed Appliances:

The integration of panel-ready appliances contributes to a more discreet kitchen appearance. When the dishwasher, refrigerator, and other appliances blend seamlessly with the cabinetry, they become less obtrusive, putting the focus on the design elements you want to showcase.

Timeless Elegance:

Unlike trends that come and go, the classic and timeless appearance of panel-ready appliances ensures that your kitchen design will remain stylish for years to come. This long-lasting appeal adds value to your investment in both a functional and aesthetic sense.

Cons of Panel-Ready Appliances:


The customization and seamless integration of panel-ready appliances come at a cost. These appliances tend to be more expensive than their stainless steel counterparts. However, many homeowners find the investment worthwhile for the elevated aesthetic and long-term value.

Limited Availability:

While panel-ready options are becoming more widely available, the variety may not match the extensive selection of stainless steel appliances. This limitation can sometimes make it challenging to find the perfect panel-ready model that meets all your functional requirements.


At NYKB, we recognize the importance of choosing appliances that not only meet your functional needs but also elevate the aesthetics of your kitchen. Panel-ready appliances offer a unique opportunity to seamlessly integrate functionality with style. The ability to customize and create a kitchen that reflects your personal taste is a compelling reason to consider these appliances for your next design project. While the cost may be a factor, many homeowners find the investment worthwhile for the timeless and elegant look that panel-ready appliances bring to their kitchens. Trust NYKB to guide you through the entire design process, ensuring that every aspect of your kitchen meets your vision and exceeds your expectations.

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About Author

Perry Hiiman

Perry Hiiman was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. He planted his roots in Manhattan, New York in 1992. A few years later, Perry met his wife and had three lovely daughters. Perry has always been excited about home improvement and design. He has been in the service industry for over 25 years. Perry and his partner founded New York Kitchen and Bath in 2001. They pioneered the One Stop Shop concept of home improvement and design firms. In addition, Perry is a New York State licensed contractor, OSHA certified, and a New York State licensed mold assessor. He specializes in custom design and is genuinely passionate about what he does—bringing people’s dream projects to life.

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