Look We Love: Black Accents in the Kitchen

Look We Love: Black Accents in the Kitchen

Nancy Mitchell
May 17, 2016

If you crave a little contrast in your kitchen, black accents might be just the way to go. Whether you decide to dip a toe or two into this trend with a black faucet or black lighting fixtures or go for broke with black cabinets or black appliances, you'll find plenty to inspire you here.

(Image credit: The Design Chaser)

Above and up top: This kitchen, from The Design Chaser, has plenty of delicious matte black accents, including cabinets, shelves, and a black faucet and pot rail.

(Image credit: SF Girl by Bay)

What could be more perfect for adding a little style to your kitchen than a black Smeg? Image from SF Girl by Bay.

(Image credit: Coco Lapine Design)

A black range hood, black sconces, and a beautiful black china cabinet add delightful contrast to an all-white kitchen from Coco Lapine Design.

(Image credit: SF Girl by Bay)

Black cabinets are set off by a backsplash of Moroccan zellige tiles in this kitchen from SF Girl by Bay.

(Image credit: Hecker Guthrie)

Black accents (including a black sink!) against a backdrop of white cabinets and white marble in a kitchen from Hecker Guthrie (via Apartment 34).

(Image credit: Miss Moss)

The two-toned cabinet look is growing in popularity, and here, in a kitchen from Miss Moss, black accents like the range hood and knife rack complement textured black lower cabinets.

(Image credit: Dwell)

In this kitchen from Dwell, black shelf brackets add just a bit of contrast.

(Image credit: The Style Files)

A graphic black and white cement tile backsplash, spotted on The Style Files.

(Image credit: Hitta Hem)

Black cabinets, black shelves, and even black doors in a kitchen from Hitta Hem.

(Image credit: Milk Decoration)

A black range hood is the perfect modern touch in this kitchen from Milk Decoration.

(Image credit: My Domaine)

Black upper cabinets contrast beautifully with a subway tile backsplash in this kitchen from My Domaine.

(Image credit: SF Girl by Bay)

I love the modern look of this matte black tile backsplash, spotted on SF Girl by Bay. The clock is also a great touch.

(Image credit: The D Pages)

For an extra dose of drama, try black lacquer — not for the faint of heart, certainly, but sure to make a big impact in your kitchen. Image from The D Pages.

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