11 breathtaking black and white kitchens to inspire you!

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11 breathtaking black and white kitchens to inspire you!

Kayla Gulec Kayla Gulec
Kitchen design ideas by Agence Glenn Medioni
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Black and white interiors are among the most sophisticated, elegant, and fashionable design schemes around today. 

This classic colour combination is perfect for any room in the home, be it the living room, bedroom, bathroom, and especially the kitchen. That's why we here at homify have collected and presented our favourite ravishing black and white kitchens for your perusal. Let's get inspired!

1. Minimalist duo

Black and white interior design schemes are perfect if you're trying to achieve a minimalist home. As you can see, even all-white kitchens with simple black accents and accessories are enough to achieve a classy, modern look. This way, you don't have to break the bank buying expensive cabinetry.

2. Futuristic elegance

With sleek, deviating black accents on the lower cabinetry of the pearl white kitchen, this space has a distinctive and unmatched character. By using black only as an accent colour, this kitchen resembles a recreation of a work of modern art. It's easy to see why this palette fits so well with modern decor!

3. Stray away from the basics

If you think an all white interior with simple accents is too basic for your interior, then look to this image for inspiration! The white interior, black countertop and sofa designate this space as the classic black and white interior, but the hard wood flooring in the adjacent living area and the beige shag rug add just enough cosiness to warm up the space.

4. A bit of texture goes a long way

Urban Style Kitchen - White handle-less kitchen with satin black glass units Modern style kitchen by Urban Myth Modern
Urban Myth

Urban Style Kitchen—White handle-less kitchen with satin black glass units

Urban Myth

The beautiful thing about black and white interiors is that they complement different textures just as much as they complement each other. The glossy white cabinetry juxtaposed with the matte black adds distinct texture, and it's a great way to visually separate the appliances from the work space.

5. Modernity isn't everything

Daval Painted Kitchen - Kitchen Design Surrey by Raycross Interiors Classic
Raycross Interiors

Daval Painted Kitchen—Kitchen Design Surrey

Raycross Interiors

Who said black and white interiors had to stick to the modern interior design scheme? As you can see here, contemporary and even rustic touches to a black and white kitchen are still classy enough for any elegant occasion, while also contributing to the welcoming atmosphere of your home.

6. Wooden finishings

Fulham House by Peek Architecture. Modern style kitchen by Alex Maguire Photography Modern
Alex Maguire Photography

Fulham House by Peek Architecture.

Alex Maguire Photography

Nothing goes better with black and white than wooden accents and finishings. This dark walnut coloured kitchen island is right at home amidst the polished white interior, and the black doors and frame give this space a contemporary feel.

If wooden elements interest you, why not check out this Ideabook on ways to incorporate wood into your home?

7. Don't overthink it

If you're finding it a bit difficult to incorporate the black elements of your black and white interior, have no fear–you don't need to dedicate your counter space to a seemingly overwhelming shade. Something simple like black bar stools at the breakfast bench are enough to classify your space.

8. Even more options

So far, we've seen a lot of modern kitchens. Now, let's feast our eyes on how magnificent the black and white colour scheme is in an industrial style home! We have the glossy white countertops with black matte cabinetry, but the stylish industrial knick-knacks really give this kitchen a cool and trendsetting vibe.

9. Get creative

Are you still iffy about how to create your black and white kitchen? Do you love to add character and personalise your space? Well, then this blackboard wall might be the perfect addition to your kitchen! The owners of this kitchen have the freedom to write and erase anything they desire, be it recipes, herb usage, or inspirational quotes. Now how's that for unique?

10. Designing with light

If you have a large natural light source in your kitchen, use it! These black walls and cabinets break away from the abundant white, and because of the great light source, it doesn't make the kitchen look smaller, as darker colours normally do. The geometric white artwork on the wall adds a daring touch, as well.

11. It's okay to add colour

by FABRI Eclectic

If you get the feeling that the standard black and white interior is too boring, don't worry, you can still use this design scheme and have some colour. These wooden cabinets and the patchwork tile on the floor give character to the black countertops and white walls. The cosiness of the light timber and the quirkiness of the tile immaculately complement the harshness of the black.

If you're interested in more kitchen design tips, find out what to watch out for when planning your kitchen!

Would you paint your kitchen black and white? We'd love to hear from you in the comments section below!
by FingerHaus GmbH - Bauunternehmen in Frankenberg (Eder) Modern

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