A comparative guide on the best materials for functional but stylish kitchen cabinets

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09 July 2024

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Senso Lacquered Premium Honed Alpine White Cabinetry from Palazzo Kitchens.
Senso Lacquered Premium Honed Alpine White Cabinetry from Palazzo Kitchens.
When designing or renovating your kitchen, choosing the right cabinet material is vital for both the look and functionality of the space. Cabinets serve as the backbone of the kitchen, providing storage and organisation while contributing to the design and usability. Understanding the benefits and drawbacks of different kitchen cabinet materials will help you make an informed decision specific to your needs.
Solid wood cabinets, like these beautiful ones by The Woodsmiths, bring warmth and texture into a space.
Solid wood cabinets, like these beautiful ones by The Woodsmiths, bring warmth and texture into a space.
Melamine panels are available in a range of styles and finishes, as seen with these exquisite LOOKCRETE® Melamine Panels by Sage Doors.
Melamine panels are available in a range of styles and finishes, as seen with these exquisite LOOKCRETE® Melamine Panels by Sage Doors.
Moisture-resistant MDF is a great solution for the modern kitchen, epitomised here with these Arctic White Melaboard MDF Panels by Plymasters.
Moisture-resistant MDF is a great solution for the modern kitchen, epitomised here with these Arctic White Melaboard MDF Panels by Plymasters.
These Bossa Walnut Genuine Wood Veneer Panels from Palazzo Kitchens give you all the beautiful aesthetics of real wood for impeccable styling.
These Bossa Walnut Genuine Wood Veneer Panels from Palazzo Kitchens give you all the beautiful aesthetics of real wood for impeccable styling.
Durable and easy to use, solutions like these HPL Plywood High Pressure Laminate Joinery Panels from PSP make a great choice for a modern kitchen.
Durable and easy to use, solutions like these HPL Plywood High Pressure Laminate Joinery Panels from PSP make a great choice for a modern kitchen.
Panelform's StyleLite Acrylic Cabinet Doors are low-maintenance, heat and moisture resistant, and are one of the few options that are easily repairable too.
Panelform's StyleLite Acrylic Cabinet Doors are low-maintenance, heat and moisture resistant, and are one of the few options that are easily repairable too.
The Classic Topos Concrete C Kitchen by Leicht and from Palazzo Kitchens offers a natural and homely appearance.
The Classic Topos Concrete C Kitchen by Leicht and from Palazzo Kitchens offers a natural and homely appearance.
Stunning floor to ceiling stainless steel kitchen cabinets make a big impact in this modern St Stephens Apartment by Mal Corby Design.
Stunning floor to ceiling stainless steel kitchen cabinets make a big impact in this modern St Stephens Apartment by Mal Corby Design.