7 Kitchen Design Ideas with Dramatic Black Countertops

Written by : Andre A & Roomdsign.com Editors | Last Updated : April 23rd, 2024

If you are looking for a timeless yet elegant countertop to complete your kitchen in style, then look no further than the black countertops. Whether it’s black marble, black granite, black quartz, or any other black materials, these countertops choices can polish up any culinary space using their captivating allure.

Black countertops can stand out easily and create a big statement that lifts the visual of the entire space. When combined with light elements, these bold countertops can give strong contrast and add depth and dramatic looks for an aesthetic and stylish appeal.

In this post, we will show you some of our kitchen designs that utilize black countertops as the centerpiece. So let’s get started with fresh ideas and inspirations that can help you achieve your dream culinary journey.

1 of 7

Simple Contemporary Kitchen with Black Countertops and White Cabinets

Simple Contemporary Kitchen

This design truly showcases the elegance and bold looks of the plain bold countertops. The white elements, such as white cabinets and white tile backsplash boost the appearance of the countertops, making it stand out as the main focal point.


2 of 7

Kitchen with Black Marble Countertops and White Marble Backsplash

Kitchen with Black Marble Countertops and White Marble Backsplash

In this kitchen, we combine two marble elements in completely different colors: white marble and black marble. This combination results in a striking contrast that creates different layers of elegance, while the similarity of the vein and grain of the marble helps them blend flawlessly.

To keep both marble elements becomes the main feature, we keep everything else as simple and clean as possible, and that’s the reason why we use minimalist white cabinets and white accessories.


3 of 7

Black and White Kitchen with Gold Accents

Black and White Kitchen with Gold Accents

Since this kitchen is pretty simple and straightforward: white cabinets and black countertops, we need to add something special to give a more interesting look. That’s why we chose the stunning geometric white tile with gold accents.

The gold accents of the backsplash really make a big difference, adding a hint of glam and a luxurious twist without becoming a distraction, and keeping black and white as the main theme.


4 of 7

Kitchen with Black Countertops and Blue Cabinets

Black and blue kitchen

If you are looking for a perfect color palette for a coastal or farmhouse-style kitchen, then you can try black and blue. As you can see in the image above, this kitchen looks stylish and elegant, while at the same time feeling relaxing and peaceful.

To make the blue cabinets blend with the black countertops, you can use any neutral blue shades such as blue-gray, pale blue, or navy.


5 of 7

Small Minimalist White Kitchen with Black Accents

Small Minimalist Kitchen

For any small kitchen, white is surely the best option that can help make it look brighter and more spacious. However, using white alone can sometimes lead to a boring, monotonous look. That’s why we added some bold elements inside this kitchen.

The black countertops and white cabinets make a big impact to boost the entire kitchen, while still keeping a sleek, clean, and minimalist appeal.


6 of 7

Modern Black Kitchen With Soapstone Countertops

Modern Kitchen With Soapstone Countertops

For this design, we try to keep black becomes the main color, and use it for almost any elements such as cabinets, countertops, and appliances. However, to give a bit more distinctive look, we use black soapstone for the countertops.

This kind of earthy stone has a unique look and texture, making it pop against the kitchen cabinets while still blending flawlessly. The light gray walls also play a big role in making the entire space feel too dark.


7 of 7

Kitchen with Wood Cabinets and Black Granite Countertops

Kitchen with Wood Cabinets and Granite Countertops

If you are looking for a perfect combination for a classic, traditional-style design, then you can try this idea. Here, we used a light natural wood for the cabinets that add plenty of warmth to the surrounding environment.

Finally, the black granite is used as countertops to add plenty of contrast, while still giving some earthy natural texture to make it go together with the wooden cabinets beautifully.

Try Our Free Visualization Tool!