7 Modern Kitchen Ideas with Dark Cabinets (Unleash Dark Elegance from Your Kitchen)

Written by : Andre A & Roomdsign.com Editors | Last Updated : November 14th, 2023

Dark cabinets is a new trend in kitchen design. Whether its navy, dark green, black, or any dark shades, those cabinets can be a big statement to take your kitchen style to a new heights.

The dark cabinets also can create a sense of depth and richness, adding a touch of luxury to the kitchen. And that’s the main reason why this kind of cabinet is a perfect choice for any modern style kitchen.

Today, we will share with you some great kitchen design ideas that utilize dark finished cabinets as the main focal point. Without further ado, here they are :

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Modern Elegant Navy and White Kitchen

Modern Elegant Navy and White Kitchen

The navy blue cabinets becomes the main focal point of this kitchen, and it’s elegance boosted even more thanks to the plain white countertops and white subway backsplash.

This gorgeous combination creates a stunning kitchen with clean and sleek appeal. Finally, we added stainless hardware and appliances to complete this kitchen with strong modern looks.


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Modern Gray and Black Kitchen

Modern Gray and Black Kitchen

The main theme for this kitchen is bold monochromatic, and that’s achieved beautifully by using black cabinets and gray granite countertops.

The sleek appeal of black cabinets highlight the beauty of granite countertops, while also working together flawlessly.


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Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with Dark Brown Cabinets

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with Dark Brown Cabinets

This beautiful kitchen still spread strong farmhouse charm, while also bring a hint of modernity. The dark brown cabinets play a big role to give this kitchen bold warmth that is needed to creates an ideal farmhouse vibe, but also bring some depth and elegant for a modern twist.


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Black and White Kitchen with Wooden Accents

Black and White Kitchen with Wooden Accents

In this kitchen, we try to combine the sleek elegance of black and white color scheme with a hint of fresh and natural from the light wood element. And the result is quite interesting.

As you can see in the image above, the black cabinets with white countertops and backsplash blend together in harmony, while the light wood shelves and appliances give some interesting warmth to make the kitchen looks riche and more alive.


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Minimalist Modern Small Kitchen with Dark Blue Cabinets

Minimalist Modern Small Kitchen with Dark Blue Cabinets

Most of the time, homeowners tend to choose light finishes for the cabinets when they had a small kitchen. But this time, we try to go in a totally opposite direction and choosing dark blue to finish the cabinets.

And surprisingly, this work pretty well. The dark blue cabinets looks stunning even in the small spaces, especially since it supported by plenty of white elements, such as white marble countertops and white tile backsplash.


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Modern Kitchen with Dark Wood Cabinets

Modern Kitchen with Dark Wood Cabinets

If you want to creates a modern kitchen using dark wood cabinets, then this one can be a great inspiration for you. In this kitchen, the dark wood cabinetry fit in perfectly with inside modern contemporary design, bringing strong elegance with fresh natural twist.

To boost the modern looks, we pair the wood cabinets with stylish black handles.


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Kitchen with Black Cabinets and Pale Blue Walls

Kitchen with Black Cabinets and Pale Blue Walls

Black and white becomes main theme for this kitchen, where we used black cabinets with plenty of white elements such as white granite countertops, white lighting fixture, and white furnishings.

To give this kitchen some airy and peaceful vibe, we then painted the kitchen walls with pale blue. This blue shades works perfectly to enrich the kitchen, while it’s neutrality help it blend with the black and white elements.