For those suffering from white kitchen overload, you may want to consider another classic color, black—in particular, dark cabinetry. Black cabinets are an elegant option that feels way more glam than plain white. If you need a little assistance embracing your dark side, you have come to right the place. We share creative ways you can add bold and dramatic black cabinetry to your cooking space.
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Black Base Cabinets in a Light-Filled Kitchen
In this spacious and light-filled kitchen by Texas Construction Company, black shaker-style base cabinets are topped off with a Carrera marble waterfall countertop. What keeps this cooking space feeling light and airy are the walls covered in white subway tile, which offset the dark cabinetry.Continue to 2 of 22 below.
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Modern Farmhouse Kitchen With Black CabinetsContinue to 3 of 22 below.
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Mix and Match Kitchen Cabinet Styles
When creating this kitchen, interior designer Susan Cleveland was looking to create a minimalist kitchen with a traditional aesthetic. She got the job done by mixing two different styles of cabinetry. On the wall are black cabinets with sleek, flat fronts. The white base cabinets have a classic shaker profile.Continue to 4 of 22 below.
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Opening Shelving and Black Kitchen Cabinets
Natural wood accents and a mermaid-inspired backsplash adds warmth and personality to this small kitchen by Design Shop Interiors. Combining the black cabinets with open wood shelves keeps the cooking space from feeling top heavy.Continue to 5 of 22 below.
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Combine Black Cabinets With Natural Wood Accents
Create a kitchen brimming with warmth and personality with bespoke black cabinetry highlighted by natural wood accents. In this custom cooking space by Space Craft Joinery, a geometric wood tile backsplash sets the chic and thoroughly modern tone for the flat front cabinets.Continue to 6 of 22 below.
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Black Shiplap Covered Kitchen Cabinets
Black shiplap covered cabinets, and maple butcher block countertops are the critical ingredients in this bohemian-inspired kitchen by Wirth and Company Construction. Sealing the deal on this cooking space's hippie vibe are the two basket weave, bamboo pendant lamps.Continue to 7 of 22 below.
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Black Kitchen Cabinets for Camouflaging the SpaceContinue to 8 of 22 below.
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Retro Kitchen With Black CabinetsContinue to 9 of 22 below.
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Onyx Kitchen With Stunning Black Features
This gorgeous onyx cooking space by April Tomlin Interiors combines jet black shaker cabinets with moody marble herringbone tile. Metallic accents from the chrome cabinet knobs to brass light fixtures add room brightening contrast.Continue to 10 of 22 below.
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DIY Modern Farmhouse Kitchen With Black Cabinets
This DIY modern farmhouse cooking space featured on Maison de Pax combines white shiplap walls, open shelving, and butcher block countertops with midnight black base cabinets. Keeping the walls white makes the compact space feel bigger and brighter.Continue to 11 of 22 below.
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Create a Kitchen Brimming With Old-World Flavor
Inject some old world flavor into your kitchen with ideas from this lovely cooking space by Beatriz da Costa. Black beadboard cabinets give the tiny cooking space a charming country vibe. A black wall becomes the backdrop for a homey, gallery wall.Continue to 12 of 22 below.
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Stylish Black and White Kitchen With Dark Cabinets
A stylish black and white kitchen by Sara Ray Interior Design combines open shelving with black shaker base cabinets. Keeping things light above the countertop allow the room to feel crisp and bright. Copper plated bar stools and a brass light fixture bring in a glam aspect to the space.Continue to 13 of 22 below.
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Black Kitchen Cabinets Add Depth and HeightContinue to 14 of 22 below.
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Black and White Kitchen Inspired by Formal Wear
Two-tone cabinetry with gorgeous brass hardware add lots of visual interest to this black and white tuxedo-inspired kitchen by Lat Lawton Interiors. The black cabinets against the wall anchor the cooking space.Continue to 15 of 22 below.
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Small Kitchen With a Masculine Vibe
Concrete countertops, subway tile punctuated with charcoal grout, and licorice black base cabinets lend a chic and masculine vibe to this small kitchen by B Garden Designs.Continue to 16 of 22 below.
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Create a Luxurious Kitchen With Black CabinetsContinue to 17 of 22 below.
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Large Black and White Kitchen in a Mountain Retreat
A sizable kitchen in a mountain home by Studio McGee features bespoke black cabinetry against white walls. Opening shelving in the center of the kitchen wall keeps the huge cooking space feeling light and breezy.Continue to 18 of 22 below.
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Pair Black Cabinets With Patterned Wall Tile
What we love best about black kitchen cabinets is that they can be mixed and matched with practically anything. In this eye-popping cooking space by Jasmin Reese Interiors patterned tile is paired with midnight black cabinetry. A bright blue kitchen island lends a pop of bold color.Continue to 19 of 22 below.
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Traditional Black Cabinets Work With Different Decor Styles
Traditional black cabinets can work with a broad range of decorating styles. In this kitchen by M2 Project, they feel downright bohemian against a brick and white subway tile wall in an artist loft.Continue to 20 of 22 below.
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Traditional Kitchen With Elevated Elegance
From the Caesarstone countertops to stunning oven hood, there are lots of drool-worthy features in this spectacular cooking space by Dove Design Studio. But the black cabinetry is what truly enhances this kitchen's elegant appearance. The black farmhouse-inspired china cabinet puts dishware on display, and the sophisticated base cabinets are tricked out with brass cup style pulls.Continue to 21 of 22 below.
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There's Nothing Like a Classic Black Kitchen
Just like traditional white kitchens, black cooking spaces, like this example by Gilmer Kitchens, will certainly stand the test of time. Gorgeous shaker style cabinets are topped with crown molding for formal polish.Continue to 22 of 22 below.
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