French legs can be used as support for cabinets or furniture without requiring a toe kick area. These legs come in different designs, including the cabriole leg with its curved top and bottom, which originated in Italy and was inspired by the back legs of goats. Another design for French legs is a simpler straight style, which may have carvings and tapers along its length. French legs are commonly used in cabinetry and furniture to provide support without obstructing foot space, providing more comfort and convenience to users. The use of French legs also adds a touch of elegance and style to the design of the furniture or cabinetry.