Black Kitchen Cabinets
Black is becoming more and more popular in the Kitchen Cabinets. There was a time in design where silver and white tones were the defacto color to have placed in your kitchen. Times have changed dramatically, and even more so in design. Black is the latest color to take over the kitchen area, from black kitchen cabinets, black kitchen countertops and black flooring.
If you are planning to purchase some Black Kitchen Cabinets to compliment your kitchen area you have made a wise choice. The color black is a great foundation to style a contemporary influence in your kitchen. It is important to note that this color should be used in moderation with other light tones of color such as silvers, cremes and whites to provide a dramatic kitchen that will not only please you but others who wonder into your kitchen. Wood cabinets such as maple, oak, pine and more can all be refinished to match your desired color, although many find the natural tones and grains the woods have compliment black well. Distressed Black Kitchen Cabinets are one alternative to matt variations that add that little bit extra in visual appeal, providing other cabinetry, countertops and cabinet doors in your kitchen area compliment each other in the best way possible.
To compliment you Black Kitchen Cabinets you could possibly have silver steel or a granite worktop with a silver/grey flooring . This would provide balance in the styling of your kitchen. An Never match the flooring to Black Kitchen Cabinets as this will create and illusion of the kitchen being small, as well as draw attention away from other focal points in the area.
Another color to mix with your Black Kitchen Cabinets is white. If using white with a combination of black, please make sure your appliances remain as steel/silver tone. Having white appliances with a black featured kitchen gives an impression of tackyness. On that note, use white maybe for the ceiling of the kitchen to compliment your black kitchen cabinets and have a litght tone tile surface for the flooring. This type of mixture provides balance while still retaining the feeling of space.
When introducing the color black to your kitchen whether it be via black cabinets or flooring etc, always be sure to have adequate lighting at hand. Without bright lighting your black themed kitchen will look small and dull, and that the last thing you want for your new styled kitchen.
Some of the most stylish black kitchen cabinets on the market are those styled on Italian Design. Cabinet makes such as Decora and Cardell have a range of cabinets that come in natural tones as expected with wood types as well as a range of cupboards, countertops and kitchen sets primarily focused on giving that modern, italian look.