Hazelnut and Rye are "true browns"—there are no red or orange undertones in these cabinet colors. At the February 2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (K/BIS), true browns and earth shades were trending as popular choices of homeowners.
Light colors such as Marshmallow Cream, Mushroom, or Ivory produce a striking contrast with Hazelnut.
The Hazelnut palette is:
Base and wall cabinets finished in Rye with an Ebony glaze paired with an island in Java or Licorice makes an eye-catching design statement.
The Rye palette is: