Closet door manufactures are becoming more in tune with the desires of the homeowner. Glass closet sliding doors can be controlled with top mounted hardware to help the user control track and hardware problems that seem to be a major concern with floor track mounted systems. The building industry has embraced this concept to the point that entire home designs are built around these concepts.
Another way is to stain the cabinet. Staining the cabinet will add color to the cabinet which normally has a natural color. It will also make the wood glow more and even prevent early damages for the wood pieces. Another style which is almost similar to staining is painting. There are a lot of colors of paint available in the hardware. You can even mix your own color to achieve the right hue or darkness that you prefer. The paint color can make the cabinets look smooth or glossy, depending on type of paint used. The only disadvantage of painting the cabinets is that on later time, cracks will appear in areas like the joints. Cracks are due to the frequent shrinking and expanding of the solid wood during the change of weather conditions.
Another design is the use of stainless steel to make the cabinets looks sleek and more elegant. Stainless steel requires low maintenance and is cheaper compared with other designs. It is also anti-corrosion and anti-stain. The stainless steel is available in many colors to fit the color of the room.