High gloss is by far the most requested finish among my clients, and it seems as popular now as it was when it was last trending in the 1970s. It is more suited to a contemporary-style kitchen with flat cabinet fronts than it is for a traditional-style kitchen. High-gloss finish may also be referred to as ultra-high gloss or 100-per-cent gloss, depending on the materials you are using and the supplier you speak to. High-gloss cabinet doors have a shiny finish that reflects light, which is one of the main reasons that gloss kitchens, especially white gloss kitchens, are so popular.
Whether you have chosen solid wood doors, MD, particle board or ply for your kitchen cabinets, there are a variety of finishes that you can use to achieve the look and functionality you want. Manufactured boards, such as MDF and particle board, can be painted with kitchen-specific paints from any of the big brands, or can be coated in two-pack polyurethane. You can even finish such doors off with a layer of melamine, laminate, wood veneer or a vinyl wrap, depending on the look you’re going for. gloss, matt or semi-gloss