These 7 Stunning Kitchens Make the Case for Black Cabinets
Bright white kitchens are all the rage these days, but there’s something to be said for their dark and moody noir cousins. Beautifully high-contrast and both modern and classic, black kitchen cabinets are a clever way to bring style and substance to your kitchen design. Not convinced? The below seven spaces prove that black kitchens aren’t sad or depressing, but instead unique and chic. Keep scrolling to see for yourself, and click each image to take a full tour.
Black plain-front cabinets in a minimal San Francisco kitchen beautiful contrast with white marble counters and a mirrored backsplash, which visually doubles the space. A woven seagrass rug warms up the small kitchen.
In an otherwise bright white home, this black island provides a welcome dose of color contrast. Warm textural barstools and a vintage rug enable to space to feel welcoming, rather than harsh.
A warm black island pairs wonderfully with true white cabinetry in this kitchen space by Consort. Modern counter stools add interest while vintage floor rugs help the kitchen feel collected and eclectic.
Black and white go modern in this kitchen with minimal cabinets and tile arranged in a grid pattern. Woven counter stools add some warmth to the contemporary space.
Designed by Katie Hackworth of H2 Design + Build, this updated space feels timeless and classic thanks to traditional molding details and warm brass hardware. Keeping the upper cabinets white and swapping some out for open shelving maintains the room’s natural lightness despite the dark cabinetry.
In this Australian home designed by Fiona Lynch, sleek black cabinets with hidden hardware mix with polished brass and marble surfaces to create a chic and modern installation.
Combining black cabinets with black countertops could feel oppressive, but in this London townhouse designed by Suzy Hoodless, the kitchen feels welcoming and open thanks to warm brass pendant lights and a natural wood floor.
Give your kitchen a mini refresh with one of these stylish barstools.
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