We focus so much on white, light, and airy, but those aren’t the only options for a kitchen. There is no doubt that black or dark cabinets pack quite a punch.
Darker cabinets do require a bit extra care. Dust, water, and soap stains all stand out, so you’ll need to wipe down and clean them more frequently (This is always good practice, so you should be doing this anyways).
Whether you are looking to just reface the cabinets in your kitchen or bathroom or looking to remodel entire spaces, here are some ways to utilize this high impact shade into your home.
This beautiful dark kitchen screams elegance. Rich tones with contrasting lighter floors is the perfect pairing of different wood tones that compliment rather than clash.
Play with contrasts of dark cabinets against light floors and counter tops. This bathroom is the the perfect depiction of spa like luxury.
Here is one more beautiful bathroom example.
Keep it warm. Having a lot of rich tones in a grand space, such as this, keeps the space looking open, rather than closed off, which is what many fear when choosing darker colors. Also contrasting a black island with rich warm cabinets breaks up the space.
Stark white walls, stainless steel appliances, beautiful gray tiles, dark cabinets and beautiful white counter tops. This look is modern, elegant and sleek.