While you may want to go with the white kitchen design or a colorful kitchen design, let us tell you something: There are plenty of reasons to go with black cabinets in your kitchen. The first and most obvious reason is that black cabinets are far easier to keep clean! (It’s just a fact that dirt, grime and spills won’t show up as easily on them!)
However, cleanliness isn’t the main reason to go with black cabinets in your kitchen design. Instead, it’s class. There’s just nothing that looks classier than a stunningly designed kitchen that’s featuring black cabinets. Such kitchens have a rugged modernism to them that many crave. In fact, that’s why you’ll most often find black cabinets in abundance in contemporary kitchen designs.
Black cabinets aren’t just for the contemporary kitchen, though; they’re for every kitchen. In the next 23 examples, you’re going to see some truly awe-inspiring kitchen designs that feature black cabinets. By the end, we think you’ll understand just why so many other homeowners are opting for black cabinets in their kitchens! So, take a look, and see if black cabinets aren’t the right choice for a dream kitchen of your own.
A white and grey backsplash that’s lit by under-cabinet lighting adds a lot of spark to this kitchen featuring black cabinets.
For this rustically designed kitchen, black cabinets add a modern spark that’s hard to ignore.
3. Light Counters
The white granite countertops used in this stunning kitchen add dimensionality to the black cabinets.
With black cabinets, you can get much bolder with your flooring choices than you otherwise might be able to.
5. Wood Accent
Of course, you may not want to go all black. In that case, you can provide a few accent cabinets, like the wood-front ones in this contemporary kitchen.
6. No Distraction
If you’re kitchen provides a stunning view, then black cabinets are perfect for not distracting from that view.
Making your black cabinets reflective can help to add visual appeal within your kitchen design.
The incredibly plain and contemporary black cabinets used in this kitchen design allow other elements of the space to shine.
9. Light Fixtures
Another way you can add some visual spark to a kitchen design featuring black cabinets is by incorporating unique light fixtures.
This kitchen design featuring black cabinets also incorporates a number of antiqued white cabinets. The look is stunning.
The checkered black, white and grey backsplash in this kitchen with black cabinets is truly stunning.
12. Glass Front
Using glass front cabinets in your kitchen with black cabinets can be another way to add some visual spark.
Beige countertops and backsplashes can work especially well with black cabinets, as they allow those cabinets to pop.
14. Pure White
In a kitchen featuring all-black cabinets, a pure white countertop like you see here can really pop.
15. Contemporary Styling
One simply can’t help but to marvel at the awesome contemporary styling of this kitchen design with black cabinets.
This is a perfect example of how black cabinets can make a kitchen design appear incredibly sleek.
17. Stand Back
With the black cabinets standing back in the design of this kitchen, other elements, like the wallpaper, are able to shine.
18. Light Hardwoods
In a kitchen design with black cabinets, particularly in an open-concept space, light hardwood floors can work wonderfully.
19. Rich Granite
A rich black and white granite countertop, as you see here, is tailor-made for a kitchen with black cabinets.
If you want a kitchen with a futuristic vibe, then combine black cabinets with orange notes (or even orange cabinets).
21. Bank of Wood
A short bank of wood cabinets really allow the black cabinets throughout this kitchen design to do their work.
You have to love the way that copper has been introduced to this kitchen design, balancing wonderfully with the black cabinets.
23. Wrapping White
If you really want to accentuate the beauty of a kitchen with black cabinets, consider making your white countertops wrap around.