Schuler Cabinetry Launches Cappucino Multi-step Finishes
January 1, 2015 | 6:23 pm UTC

OAK BROOK, IL - Elkay's Schuler Cabinetry launched a multi-step Cappucino finish, available on a variety of wood species, including cherry, knotty alder, oak and quartersawn oak. The finish techniques for the line of face frame kitchen cabinets, sold at Lowe's, incorporates consumer moves to natural textures says Lindsay Klebenow, vice president of marketing.

Elkay's Yorktowne line now offers Cappucino and Peppercorn.

“Home décor is trending towards organic materials, natural movement and the presence of texture,” says Klebenow. “As a fashion-forward brand, Schuler has embraced this trend through the Cappuccino finish, which enhances the graining of the wood.”

Klebenow says variations and ‘imperfections’ natural sinks made of soapstone or copper are matched in the Cappuccino finishes' distinctiveness. Fluctuations in finish absorption, uniformity and color contrast provide a more natural beauty for the multi-step finish process.

Multiple steps in Cappuccino include an ivory stain with a charcoal overlay that is hand applied. Additional layers of glaze and antique or legacy distressing can be ordered to further customer the finish.

"Pairing Cappuccino with Cottage White Sheer or one of our classic white paints is an easy way to achieve the rustic luxe look," says Kristi Howard, Elkay product manager.

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