We love a white kitchen as much as the next person, but there's a case to be made for moodier palettes in the kitch. Whether you prefer obsidian, jet, or ebony, black can take your cooking space to a seriously sleek level. And obscure any accidental spills and scuff marks. We'd consider that a major win.
The exposed brick and reclaimed wood stools helps this ultra-sleek kitchen feel more lived-in and relaxed.
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Black mixed with light wood feels sophisticated and modern. The black pendant lights add a little extra moodiness to this otherwise light kitchen.
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A blackened zinc hood creates an industrial chic vibe set against a backsplash of tiles. The hanging pot boosts this vibe while adding some oh-so valuable storage space.
Polished nickel hardware and a glossy coating boost the drama in this space. If it feels too overpowering for your entire kitchen, confine the gloss to a bar area.
This kitchen feels light and bright thanks to the white walls. You still get that moody, dramatic feel with a few well-placed black accents, like the cabinets and vintage-inspired canopy hood.
Forget stainless — onyx panels make this fridge the star of the room. The brass hardware brings out the metallic countertops.
Rich woods dominate this warm New York City kitchen, but they feel modern because of their deeper hues. New gunmetal tile covers one wall, and black dials even replace the 's trademark red knobs.
Arange in jet black looks insanely sleek next to copper cookware. The subway tile backsplash adds to the vintage feel.
A sleek stone tile grid provides the backdrop for this California kitchen. It's paired with weathered wood cabinets and a .
Black and silver tiles peak out between black cabinetry. The black refrigerator blends in, but the white floor helps keep the space from feeling too monochromatic.