Formal kitchens often display sophisticated, yet stunning details in which beauty is key. Although the detail may be small, it does not go without notice and forms a timeless environment of high societal living.

A vast range of cabinetry door styles can be seen in formal kitchen design because the style is distinguished by the architectural elements such as coffered ceilings, columns and molding details. Glass cabinet doors can be found in formal kitchens to add to the elegance of the environment. The arrangement of over-the-top elements and accessories is essential to creating a formal kitchen.