When Grey Simply Won't Do

Adele Shotton-Pugh | Posted

There's nothing quite like the deep intensity of black. It's sexy, alluring, it screams sophisticated style and elegance. Black is the master of colour and yet it isn't a colour according to scientists, it's a absence or complete absorption of light. However you like to define it, you have to admit that black is dramatic, mysterious and in many ways is an expression of wealth and luxury living within the world of interior design.  

Very modern black kitchen units, that look like a bar

Despoke

Black is the perfect colour to highlight neons in a contemporary kitchen.  

Stylish black Kitchen units with grey counter tops

Home Decor Design & Pictures

Team it with white, add a splash of vibrant orange and your kitchen will ooze chic style.  

Kitchen with black walls, light wooden floors and grey appliances and splash back

Kitchen Design Academy

Black and white looks stunning in any style of home.

Black kitchen with futuristic white sink and work station

Yanko Design

Black walls, ceiling and floor plays host to contemporary white fixtures and fittings, creating a fabulous space-age kitchen.  

Reflective black kitchen units, black floor tiles and white walls above the units

Life Love Home

High gloss black cabinets shows the hallmarks of luxury living that can be within most people's budgets.  

Kitchen with black units, white walls and beige tiled floor

No Modest Bear

The highly reflective surfaces of gloss finish cabinets bode well with polished chrome and stainless steel too.

Black kitchen with breakfast bar and black bar stools

Home Edit

Even matt black oozes style if high gloss is too OTT for your tastes.

Black and white kitchen with stainless steel finishes and accessories

Homes Kid

All black doesn't have to be dark and gloomy when you get the balance with the introduction of an accent colour, namely white, correct.  

Contemporary black and white kitchen with light grey flooring and walls

Imactoy

Use high gloss cabinets to bounce light around the room to change the intensity of the black as the light changes in the room.  

Black kitchen units and white tiled floor, with large compass style star design on the tiles

Star Manner

Black and white monochromatic colour schemes look stunning in period homes.

Modern black and white kitchen with breakfast bar and orange bar stools

Infoteli

The merest hint of an accent colour can lift a black and white kitchen from drab to fab.  

Black and white kitchen with floor to ceiling windows looking out into the garden

Pixgood

Black and white compliments modern lifestyles beautifully with it's sleek clean lines.  

Black and white kitchen with blue and purple lighting under the counter tops

LWK Kitchens

Add dark brown to the mix and you'll be surprised how stunning it will look.

Black and white kitchen, with black units and white counter top

Jillzy

Use the reflective high gloss cabinets like mirrors to make small kitchens appear larger.

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