Splashbacks, benchtops, and cabinetry doors – oh my! There are so many surfaces to consider when designing your kitchen, it can be hard to know where to start.  Here are some inspiring options that could be just what you’re looking for…


  1. Birch plywood, POA, Mister Ply&Wood, misterplywood.com.au.
  2. ‘Silestone’ quartz surface in White Diamond, POA,  Cosentino, cosentino.com.
  3.  ‘Noir Grigio’ marble, $600/sqm, CDK Stone, cdkstone.com.au.
  4. Engineered stone in Nero Assoluto, from $395.60/sqm, Essastone, essastone.com.au.
  5. DuPont Corian solid surface in Beryl Blue, $560/lineal metre, CASF Australia, casf.com.au.
  6. ‘Silestone’ quartz surface in Blanco Zeus with Suede finish, POA, Cosentino, as before.
  7.  Kaboodle Kitchens modular timber benchtop in Euro Oak, from $460, Bunnings, bunnings.com.au.
  8.  Concrete in Wild Rice, POA, Concreate, concretebenchtops.com.
  9. Ultracompact surface in Ananke, POA, Dekton By Cosentino, dekton.com.au.
  10.  ‘Supernatural’ quartz surface in Symphony Grey, from $1000/sqm (including installation), Caesarstone, caesarstone.com.au.
  11.  ‘Prexury’ semiprecious surface in Classic Quartz, POA, Cosentino, as before.
  12. ‘Breccia Nera’ natural stone, POA, Artedomus, artedomus.com.
  13. ‘Bianco Gioia’ honed marble, POA, Artedomus, as before


  1. Plywood, stylist’s own. Plywood in ‘Clean & Protect’ low sheen interior paint in Preserved Rainforest, $62.50/4L, British Paints, britishpaints.com.au.
  2. Kaboodle Kitchens ‘Antique White Country’ 400mm door, $60.86, Bunnings, as before.
  3. American white oak veneer, POA, Mister Ply&Wood, mister plywood.com.au.
  4. DuPont Corian solid surface in Beryl Blue, from $560/lineal metre (including installation), CASF Australia, casf.com.au.
  5. Black veneer, POA, Mister Ply&Wood, as before.
  6.  ‘Veddinge’ door, $15, IKEA, ikea.com.au.
  7.  Kaboodle Kitchens ‘Provincial White’ colour sample, $1.98, Bunnings, as before.
  8.  ‘Flair’ MDF cupboard front in Fresh Spring, POA, Freedom Kitchens, freedomkitchens.com.au.
  9. ‘Sävedal’ door, $35, IKEA, as before.
  10. Hoop pine wood, POA, Mister Ply&Wood, as before.
  11.  ‘Flair’ MDF cupboard front in Deep Sea, POA, Freedom Kitchens, as before.


  1.  ‘Pablo Peony Frill’ in Night Sky Dark Shades wallpaper, $117/lineal metre, Emily Ziz Style Studio, emilyziz.com.
  2. ‘Fish Scale’ cement tile in Sage, $253/sqm, Earp Bros, earp.com.au.
  3.  Greg Natale ‘Pavimento’ concrete tile in Verona, $159/sqm, Teranova Tiles, teranova.com.au.
  4. ‘Paetchwork Mix’ rectified porcelain tile in Bianco, $105/sqm, Skheme, skheme.com.
  5. ‘Casa’ terracotta tiles, $175/sqm, Onsite Supply + Design, onsitesd.com.au.
  6. Tunisian Handmade Basketweave stone mosaic tile, $120/ 300mm x 300mm sheet, Aeria Country Floors, aeria.com.au.
  7. Bespoke Tile & Stone ‘Radiance’ carrara and White Thassos marble mosaic tile, $1040/sqm, Earp Bros, as before.
  8. ‘Smokin Mirrors’ silver glass tile, $266/sqm, Skheme, as before.
  9. ‘Idol’ terrazzo tile, from $154/sqm, Onsite Supply + Design, as before.
  10. ‘Casa’ grey chine diamond tiles, POA, Onsite Supply + Design, as before.
  11. Norwegian rose marble tile, $329/sqm, Teranova Tiles, as before.

Renovating your kitchen? Here’s some timeless inspiration:

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