A New Chapter for Two Brooklyn Booklovers

Contemporary, creative and perfectly punctuated with pops of color, the owners of this beautiful kitchen on Windsor Terrace in Brooklyn are both artists and poets.

Cozy Chic in Oyster

When you invest in good storage, you invest in an organized home, so important in a small space. Our Oyster design adds warmth and a wonderfully natural aesthetic with clean lines, pared back colors and elegant brass hardware.

Semihandmade And Ikea Spring Sale... Now!

 In case you (somehow) haven't already heard, Ikea's first BIG sale of 2018 is under way. It's hard to predict...

Sarah Sherman Samuel x Semihandmade

We first met designer Sarah Sherman Samuel way back in 2013.

Midcentury Modern Kitchen Remodel

We're thrilled to see our mahogany doors in this MidCentury Modern post-and-beam home restoration recently featured on Clever/Architectural Digest.  Los Angeles designer Natalie Myers of Veneer Designs did an amazing job on this Pacific Palisades home. 

Semihandmade Solution #2: A Simple Scratch

Problem: I just noticed a big scratch across one of my drawers (marked in red on the image below). I thought I could just go to Ikea and get a replacement, but Ikea has replaced their Akurum system with the new Sektion cabinets. I can’t afford a complete remodel right now. Can Semihandmade just replace that drawer for me?

Semihandmade Solutions: Creative Updates for Discontinued Akurum Cabinets

Semihandmade doesn’t make doors that are identical to Ikea’s old doors—we do have some that are pretty similar—but we still want to help. We know that accidents happen, and Akurum kitchen owners may need new doors for any number of reasons.

#TBT: Semihandmade and Nate Berkus at Dwell on Design

 With Thanksgiving just a week away, we here at Semihandmade were thinking about what we’ve been thankful for this year....

Moving On From Your Akurum Kitchen System

Real Ikea fans take their love of affordable, modern furniture seriously. From the innovators that conjure pure imagination on IKEAhackers to...

Meet the Supermattes!

We’ve finished our first batch of Semihandmade Supermatte doors and the verdict is in: they are a smash hit. There’s always more energy around the workshop any time we launch a new line of doors, especially when that new line comes in both Slab and Shaker styles and is priced to match Ikea’s prices!

Saving Money on Your Ikea Kitchen: The Simplicity of a Semihandmade Bid and the Additional Costs of Others

 Question: I'm installing Ikea cabinets in my kitchen, but I want custom doors. I got another bid from another company, and...

Another IKD and Semihandmade Ikea Kitchen!

 It's no secret that we LOVE the work done over at Inspired Kitchen Design. Not only does IKD take the...

So, Ikea Discontinued Your Akurum Kitchen…What Now?

You don’t know how much you’ll miss IKEA replacement doors until they’re gone, and Akurum kitchen cabinet owners know that fact better...