10 Stylish and Elegant Kitchen Ideas with Black Cabinets

Discover the power of black with these stunning kitchen design that using black cabinets. Written by : Andre A & Roomdsign.com Editors | Last Updated : December 11th, 2023

As one of the largest elements inside the kitchen, cabinets can make or break the entire visual appearance. And that’s the reason why a lot of people tend to play it safe by choosing black for their kitchen cabinets.

This color will never go wrong. It also has a timeless elegance that makes it fit perfectly with almost any design style, from classic to modern kitchen.

If you are looking for some kitchen ideas with black cabinets for your kitchen renovation project, you are in the right place. Today, we will share with you some of our designs that use black cabinets as the main feature.

You can try to replicate those design or use them as an inspiration to help you creates a stunning kitchen that reflects your personal style and meets your functional needs.

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Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with Black Cabinets

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with Black Cabinets

Black isn’t the first choice when it comes to modern farmhouse kitchens, but we want to create something different and the result is quite promising. As you can see, the black-painted cabinets stand out, especially since it’s paired with a lot of white elements, such as white cabinets and white backsplash.

The bold cabinets also boost the modernity of this space, while still keeping the beauty and charming vibe as the soul of farmhouse-style design.


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Kitchen with Black Cabinets and White Marble Countertops

Kitchen with Black Cabinets and White Marble Countertops

In this kitchen, two main features really pop and stand out: the black cabinets and white marble elements. We used the white marble not only for the countertop but also for the backsplash.

When combined with sleek cabinets, the natural marble stone unleashes all of its beauty and luxury vibe.


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Modern Kitchen with Black Cabinets and Gray Travertine Countertops

Modern Kitchen with Black Cabinets and Gray Travertine Countertops

This kitchen is pretty simple, but since we incorporate two bold and stunning elements, black cabinets and gray travertine countertops, the entire space looks amazing.

Thus, you can replicate this design if you want to have a modern elegant kitchen that still maintains simplicity and clarity.


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Kitchen with Black Cabinets and Gold Accents

Kitchen with Black Cabinets and Gold Accents

Black and gold is a great combination that never gets old, and we try to incorporate them in this design. The cabinets work as a bold and sleek backdrop, while the gold tile backsplash adds a touch of glamour and elegance to the space.

This combination creates a visually stunning focal point and adds a sense of luxury.


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Kitchen with Black Cabinets and Light Wood Countertops

Kitchen with Black Cabinets and Light Wood Countertops

Since the black cabinets in this kitchen look overly dominant, we want to lighten and calm it down by adding light wood countertops. This approach works perfectly. The light wood countertops soften the look of the cabinets without taking away their elegance.

At the same time, the wooden elements help spread some warmth throughout the kitchen for a fresh and charming vibe.


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Black and White Kitchen with Blue-gray Walls

Black and White Kitchen with Blue-gray Walls

This design combines the classic, timeless combination of black and white with an elegant blue-gray wall. As you can see, the result is very interesting, as the simplicity of the black and white pair is boosted by the strong and stylish blue-gray hue.

However, if you want to replicate this kitchen design, please make sure that you have plenty of natural lighting to avoid the entire space looking dark and gloomy.


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Elegant Black and White Kitchen

Elegant Black and White Kitchen

Simplicity and elegance become the main foundation of this kitchen. Black cabinets pair beautifully with plain white countertops, creating a stunning contrast that lets both the cabinets and countertops shine.

To boost the black drama, we choose black appliances and hardware that blend flawlessly with the cabinets.


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Minimalist Black and Cream Kitchen

Minimalist Black and Cream Kitchen

For this kitchen, we want to create a minimalist, elegant, yet warm look. That’s the main reason why we chose the beautiful combination of black cabinets with cream marble countertops and backsplash.

The black cabinetry gives a bold, dramatic touch, while the cream marble brings a hint of natural warmth and glam twist that enhances the entire culinary space.


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Small Black and White Kitchen

Small Black and White Kitchen

Most people may avoid black cabinets when it comes to small kitchens. But actually, this kind of cabinetry can still work pretty well, especially when it is combined with plenty of white elements. Take a look at this design, where we combined stylish cabinets with white countertops and white walls.

The white elements give this small space plenty of brightness and lightness, while the cabinets do their job to become the centerpiece and elevate the entire kitchen’s appearance.


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Kitchen with Black Cabinets and Butcher Block Countertops

Kitchen with Black Cabinets and Butcher Block Countertops

If you want to create a classical space with a hint of elegant drama, then you can try this idea. In this kitchen, we combine the stunning black cabinets with butcher block countertops.

The sleek and clean looks of the cabinets expose the beauty of the butcher block countertops, creating a stylish yet natural appeal.