For a while, millwork faded from many interior design
magazines and articles. These days, architectural millwork in the GTA is
growing in popularity very quickly. People understand the value and beauty of
millwork and want to have it incorporated into their commercial, retail and
residential spaces. What is millwork, and why is it so popular? Learning a
little more about this fascinating and beautiful craft will surely lead to a
better understanding of its value in any space and could be the source of
elegance and sophistication you’ve been looking for.
What Is Millwork?
In the most traditional sense, millwork refers to building materials that would have been made at the lumber mill. Some
common items include interior doors, trim, window casings, cabinets, wood panelling
and chair rails. These days, the term millwork is often used to describe not
only wood items, but also combined wood and a synthetic materials, and,
sometimes, even specific types of glass that are used in construction. The
quality of millwork depends largely on the type of materials used, but it is
primarily dependant on the skill of the craftsman who creates the items. Like
any other trade, the best millwork comes from experienced craftsman with an eye for
detail and a strong portfolio.
When it comes to commercial, retail and residential spaces,
there’s nothing quite as elegant or sophisticated as beautifully crafted
millwork. With dozens of types of materials at their disposal, a well-trained
craftsman can make a breathtaking array of truly stunning masterpieces. From
custom cabinets to bookcases and display cases, you’ll never match custom
millwork in terms of functionality, durability and beauty. By combining
excellent millwork with incredible interior design work, any space can be
fitted to compliment any decor. If you’re looking to spruce up a tired-looking
space, custom millwork can go a long way towards a rejuvenated and opulent
Vinyl and plastics have been used a lot in recent years in
place of millwork, partially because of its simplicity. Unfortunately, no
matter how good plastic products are, they’ll never come close to matching the
beauty of wood. While just about anyone can press a button to create identical
matching pieces of plastic, it takes years of training and experience to create
the stunning pieces found in today’s most gorgeous spaces. The value of a
craftsman specializing in millwork doesn’t just come from the natural materials
used, but also the skill and precision of a true professional.
Architectural millwork in the GTA is gaining popularity very
quickly, and for good reason. It’s beautiful, it’s functional and it can be
done in any space regardless of purpose. To get a truly elegant look for your
space, whether it be commercial, retail or residential, speak with an interior
design and build team staffed by experienced professionals. Contact the best in
the GTA and speak with them about the hopes and dreams you have for your space.
With just a little imagination and a brilliant crafting team, your space will
look better than it ever has before.