What is Credenza? This question has been asked by many, particularly by those who don’t know what the term ” Credenza” means and what does it use for. Credenza is basically a dinning room sideboard cupboard, it is used for one cupboard design which is being flanked by quadrant glass cabinets, the design of the cabinet is typical, it is usually made of burnished and polished wood. It is decorated with marquetry. Just like any other wooden top furniture, credenza cabinet tops are either made of marble or stone or any other material which is resistant to heat.
In old times, credenza cabinets and credenza desks were decorated with clothes or a table mat. Basically, dining room credenzas are also known as buffet tables- the cabinets on the buffets are used for storing serving items and cutlery, and the table is used for serving foods and meals to the guests.
Credenza Cabinets History
The term credenza originated in Italy during the mid 1600s or earlier that time, it was basically used to describe the act of a servant tasting food, meals and drinks prior to serving it to the master- tasting by servants would be an act to ensure the master that his meals are not poisoned and safe to eat. In modern times, credenza cabinets and furniture describe just the sideboards in the dining room, living room and living room. A cabinet unit with a low storage board is the common type of credenza cabinet desk we have today- you often see it in the living room. A small television is placed over the living room credenza- besides living room, it is also used in computer rooms for printers and accessories.
Office credenza is also very famous these days- these are built in small sizes with nice low storage cabinet systems, some have drawers on the side as well. All sorts of office equipment, paraphernalia and small items are placed on top of storage unit while the credenza is under neath. In restaurants, credenza is a storage unit in which napkins, water glasses, wine glasses, small wine bottles, cutlery, and plates are stored.
What all of these items of furniture have in common is that they are used for storage. An office credenza, as well as having office equipment and paraphernalia placed on top, frequently has file cabinets or storage units placed underneath. In a restaurant, a credenza is typically used to hold the place settings, napkins, water, water glasses, and cutlery for fresh table settings.
Kitchen Credenza tables
Kitchen credenzas are the most functional sideboard cabinets, they are used for storing a large collection of glassware, cutlery plates, dishes, cup, plates, and plastic items. If kitchen cabinets are not enough for storing all the kitchen accessories, a kitchen credenza could be very helpful for you for storing them.
Tv room credenza furniture could be functional too, you can use them nice DVD storage units or store boxes inside them. Some audio and media equipment need to be hidden in the living room, you can hide them behind the tv credenza. In fact, the storage cabinets can be used for storing all kinds of stuff that you do not want to see around in the room.
Baby nursery credenza is one which is called changing dresser. It can be placed in the corner nicely and decorated with artificial flower pots or vases. You can spread a nice mat over the credenza desk in the room.
Besides there are nice credenza tables which can be placed in the bedroom, these desks come with the storage cabinets underneath. If you need a bedroom storage unit, credenza table can be good choice, they are usually very small in size and have nice space in the cabinets in which you can store some linens and blankets easily.
Bookcase credenza is also famous for libraries in home- your kids might need one for their room because they need some space for storing their school books and notebooks.