Stainless steel mesh cabinet faces show off dishware, so it is more likely to be used. The elegant but sturdy finish echoes the stainless appliances in the kitchen. - Traditional Home ® / Photo: Karyn Millet
Stainless Steel: Pros & Cons Pros: -- Tough; impervious to stains and high temperatures -- Won't oxidize and develop a patina like other metals -- Doesn't need to be coated with a finish Cons: -- Shows nicks and scratches; avoid scouring powders -- Needs a solid, firm underlayment or it will dent
CATALAN COFFEE TABLE CONCRETE | The mix of a concrete top with bold brushed stainless steel legs creates a look which is balanced and refined. Crafted from a natural concrete mix, each piece will look different, with variations of grey hues that will enhance over time.