White cabinets and black countertops are perfect combination for a sophisticated and elegant kitchen. Whether it’s black marble, black granite, or black quartz countertops, those bold material provide stunning contrast against the pristine white cabinetry, crafting a kitchen that exudes both charm and modernity.
With all of the benefits that this pair bring, no wonder the black countertops and white cabinets becomes one of the most popular combination for kitchen, especially for any kitchen with modern, contemporary, or minimalist design.
In this article, we’ll unravels the magic behind this pair, showcasing to you some of our kitchen design that embrace this dynamic duo.
7 Stunning Kitchen Design Ideas with White Cabinets and Black Countertops
Small Minimalist Kitchen with White Cabinets and Black Countertops
As we already said before, using minimalist design style is a perfect way to truly unleash all the potential of black and white, and this design is a great example. In this small kitchen, we keep things as simple as possible by using pure white paint for the cabinets, and choose plain black quartz for the countertops.
This two elements provide an amazing contrast, while still keep a clean and simple approach. To keep the consistency all-around the kitchen, we choose white tile for the backsplash and black appliances to complete this stylish kitchen.
Modern Kitchen with White Cabinets, Black Countertops, and Dark Blue Backsplash
The black and white becomes main foundation of this kitchen, with grainy white cabinetry and sleek black countertops.
To give this kitchen some bold pop of color, we then added dark blue tile backsplash that harmonize beautifully with the black and white theme, while also adding additional hues to make this modern kitchen feel richer and more alive.
Simple Kitchen with Black Granite Countertops and White Cabinets
In this kitchen, we try using different black material for the countertops : black granite. This stunning, earthy-stone material looks amazing when combined with white cabinetry, as the purity of the white help enhance and highlight the natural texture and grain of the countertops.
To tie together the black and white elements, we choose geometric-style gray cement tile for the backsplash. The gray tone becomes the bridge to connect the black and white, while the geometric pattern adds an amazing modern twist to the kitchen.
Simple and Warm Black and White Kitchen
The black marble countertops instantly makes a big statement to this kitchen. The amazing vein and grain of the marble add a hint of luxury, especially when combined with the sleek white countertops.
To provide some warmth and make this kitchen feel more alive, we choose a simple cream mosaic tile backsplash that works really well to infuse the kitchen without taking away the attention from the dramatic black and white combo.
Kitchen with Black Countertops, White Cabinets, and Artistic Patchwork Tile Backsplash
The base of this kitchen is quite simple: a black soapstone countertops with white cabinetry. Then, to boost the kitchen’s appeal and add some artistic touch, we choose black and white patchwork tile for the backsplash.
This backsplash works really well as not only it keep the consistency of black and white throughout the kitchen, but also create a much more interesting and unique visual aesthetic.
Modern Minimalist Kitchen with Black Granite Countertops and White Cabinets
Another awesome minimalist style kitchen in this list. This time, we combine the simple pure white cabinets with black granite countertops.
The stylish design of the cabinetry really stand out even tough they are painted with plain white paint. On the other side, the black granite exposing all it’s beautiful organic appeal, creating a bold statement to the entire kitchen.
Vintage Black and White Kitchen
In this design, we try to combine classical vintage decor with black and white color palette, and the result is quite interesting. The high-reflective black quartz countertops becomes the main feature of this kitchen, boosted by the plain white cabinets.
Finally, the floral-patterned black and white tile used as the backsplash to spread a strong vintage charm throughout the kitchen while still keep a color harmony with the rest of the kitchen.