Hello and welcome to our Décor Outline of dark cabinet kitchen designs. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos. Enjoy!
What are the benefits of dark cabinet kitchens?
- Dark cabinets can easily contrast with other colors giving many options for kitchen decor, hardware and appliances
- Offers versatility and can work beautifully with most kitchen layouts and designs (country, rustic and even contemporary)
- Earthy colors such as espresso and dark brown cabinets are reminiscent of the outdoors and of open fire cooking lending a warm and inviting kitchen feel
What are the main options for dark cabinet kitchens?
- Colors: dark brown, black, dark/army green, dark gray, espresso, jet
- Finish: matte, semi-matte, semi-gloss, high gloss
- Other options: distressed, two-tone (a shade lighter or darker), island base using a different color
What follows are beautiful photos of dark kitchen cabinet designs along with design options we thought may be of interest to you. Enjoy and happy home decorating!
1. Open Concept
Points of Interest ● granite countertops and backsplash ● matte black built-in cabinets ● glass-faced upper cabinets ● wallpapered interior walls ● stainless steel mounted range hood
2. Vintage Chic
Points of Interest ● antique buffet deux corps with arched carved top and glass panels ● distressed wooden range hood with corbels ● spice rack with copper salt and pepper shakers ● granite countertops ● pot rack ● brick wall
3. Eat-In Kitchen
Points of Interest ● matte black shaker type cabinets ● frosted glass upper cabinets ● glass mosaic subway tile backsplash ● skylight on a vaulted ceiling ● eat-in 5-seater dining table with white leather chairs
4. Custom Up-to-Ceiling
Points of Interest ● custom black raised panel cabinetry ● triple waterfall kitchen island counter edging ● decorative toe kick ● brown and beige checkerboard backsplash calling back the copper farmhouse sink
5. Brunch Ready
Points of Interest ● matte dark brown modular cabinets ● floor-to-ceiling picture window ● black granite countertops extended as backsplash ● twin wooden wishbone chairs ● DIY salvaged wood kitchen table ● hammered silver tray with lid
6. Terracotta Walls
Points of Interest ● dark wooden custom cabinets with carved molding and raised center panel ● custom carved wooden refrigerator panels ● skylight ● travertine tile flooring ● butter yellow damask pattern backsplash tiles ● pure black granite kitchen island top
7. Brick Alcove
Points of Interest ● semi-gloss raised panel black cabinetry ● brick alcove ● wrought iron hanging pot rack ● arched window duplicating the brick alcove gray and white granite counter and island tops ● large plank hardwood flooring