Acrylic vs. Laminate : What's The Best Finish For Kitchen Cabinets ...Acrylic vs. laminate : What's The Best Finish For kitchen cabinets? by Aashima Singh | June 30, 2016. Cabinetry is perhaps the most essential component of any modular kitchen and its finish is what adds aesthetic appeal to give your kitchen a unique personality. Therefore, it's important to ... The laminates used in kitchen cabinets are pressed in factories using high pressure using automated machinery. ... Apart from colors, these are also available in various textures including wood.