Semi open plan kitchen in Co Galway

Michael Daniels shares how his semi open plan kitchen layout embraces the room’s large number of windows and doors, both internal and external. 

In this article Michael covers:

  • When the semi open plan kitchen design started in the context of his new build
  • How the design evolved and from where
  • Process of finalising the design and placing the order
  • Practical tips for each element of the design
  • Costings, floor plans and supplier list


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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