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Image Source and Interior Design: Kirsten Kelli.

16 DIFFERENT WAYS

A black kitchen (with black kitchen cabinets) is neither for the faint of heart, nor a design novice. We’ve all seen these kitchens, and it’s impossible to deny that they are 100% fabulous. Whether paired with white, stainless steel, brass, or wood, a black backdrop creates a super stylish and striking space to spend time, eat, and cook.

BUT WAIT

Before you bust out your black paint, however, there are many design elements you’ll need to consider in order to achieve a black kitchen that actually works– and by “work” I mean “looks amazing.” Check out these 16 kitchens with black kitchen cabinets, done 16 entirely different ways, each paired with an important design element to consider ahead of attempting a dark and dramatic kitchen transformation.

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THE TYPE OF BLACK FINISH

Determine how the cabinets will come to be black in color. Cabinets can be either be laminated, painted, or stained black.

Image Source: D Pages. Interior Design: Studio You Me.

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Author: Sarah Sarna

Interior Designer and Editor helping intelligent women unlock their style and own it, à la: decorating, fashion, beauty, and beyond.