Black lower cabinets, with clean lines and no exterior hardware, along with gray concrete countertops, provide a strong base and visual contrast with the wood floors and open shelving in a light finish.
An oversized island with a sleek black waterfall countertop has plenty of room for eight chrome barstools. Matte-finished oak cabinetry pairs with a glossy tile backsplash for a masculine, monochromatic feel.
High ceilings and glossy floor tiles make up this contemporary penthouse kitchen in Paradiso, Switzerland. The galley kitchen space offers views to the lush landscaping outside through the glass doors, with sleek high-end appliances inside and seating for two.
The new kitchen in the home that Leanne and Steve Renovated together, in order to create a very modern feel Leanne put an ebony butcherblock countertop with black backsplash as seen on Restored by the Fords.
Perfect for entertaining, this large kitchen uses a sharp contrast between black and white design elements to create a sleek look throughout the space. Funky bar stools with leather seat cushions line the kitchen island, providing a perfect place for casual dining or relaxation. Glass-front upper cabinets are lite from within to create a glow around the room.
To give this contemporary kitchen a unique and edgy feel, designers Cortney and Bob Novogratz integrate industrial vintage pieces, like the rusty red rolling cart and metal shop stools, as well as thrift store accessories.
The modern black kitchen countertops flow into a sleek black dining table surrounded by streamlined chairs. The dark materials make a striking contrast against the pale woods and glass used throughout the home.
Floor-to-ceiling cabinets ensure that the owners have plenty of storage options in this open-concept kitchen. The island comes with built-in shelves, too, so they even have a place for their favorite cookbooks.
Textured stainless steel mosaic tile on the bar and backsplash creates a dynamic contrast within this contemporary European kitchen and emphasizes the sleek finishes in the space. Acrylic barstools add to the urban sophistication of the room, and one-of-a-kind hand-blown glass pendants add pops of color.
Kitchens serve as not only a place to prepare meals, but also a main gathering space in the home. Look through these pictures for great kitchen design ideas and be inspired to create a new look for your kitchen.