The right materials for your kitchen

Last in a three part series about kitchen design, we look at the finishing touches.

The most common materials you will find in your journey to kitchen nirvana include wood, MDF, lacquer, wood veneer, laminate, granite, stone, concrete, marble and glass. These are only the tip of the iceberg but understanding the nature of these basic materials, including their cost implications, will give you a good start in making the right choices for your dream kitchen.

Marion McGarry

Written by Marion McGarry

Dr Marion McGarry is an author, historian, part-time Mayo Galway Institute of Technology lecturer and freelance illustrator. She's on twitter @marion_mcgarry

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