Bring striking aesthetic to your cooking space with just two classic colors in chic designs and elegant decor.
In photographer William Abranowicz's Westchester ranch house, pendant lights by hang above the marble-top kitchen counter, adding a clean, minimalistic accent to the black and white space. The black bar chairs are by and the milk glass-lined cabinets are custom made. The backsplash tiles are by .
In this transitional 1890's Southampton home, designed by , the kitchen features glazed, black subway tile on the walls and classic French tiling on the floor. The white hood is custom made.
In this Brazilian home, designer assigned black lacquered cabinetry and a high-gloss painted door to the white-walled kitchen for a noted sense of sophistication. A pair of 19th-century English chairs and a Kartell table add comfort to the space.
In the striking 1920s Hollywood home, which belongs to actors Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor, the white island is topped with a contrasting dark countertop. It features cabinet supports inspired by hand-turned spindles spotted in an old bakery.
Young designer infused her dream house in Illinois with Parisian flair and exuberant personality, and this black and white kitchen is no exception. The cabinetry is custom-made and the eye-catching pendant lights are by
Designed by firm , this Manhattan loft kitchen belonging to Coldplay's lead guitarist Jonny Buckland and his family blends natural materials with modern finishes, embracing a black and white aesthetic with touches of rustic appeal. Leather-upholstered barstools provide seating around the room's mahogany butcher.
Hostess Rena Abboud's black-and-white kitchen is ideal for elegant evening socializing with its elegant brushed-metal island. The stools are and the pendant lights are .
In this New York townhouse's black and white kitchen, the sleek pendants are from a Czechoslovakian factory and the 1940s stools are by Warren McArthur. The oven is by , the floor is lined with steel tiles and the staircase is suspended from cable supports.
In the Connecticut kitchen of accessories designers Richard Lambertson and John Truex, the checkered tumbled-marble floor is complemented by white cabinetry and soapstone counters. A rough-hewn beam provides a woodsy touch to the otherwise black-and-white country kitchen, while a factory stool from London adds just a touch of industrial chic to the tailored space.
In this Beverly Hills cottage belonging to designer , a lover of the Arts and Crafts movement, the kitchen's cabinetry is custom made and the flooring is Marmoleum.
In this Hamptons home of Oscar de la Renta's young executive Erika Bearman, decorator Miles Redd created a black and white kitchen that exudes vibrant personality. The kitchen's stools are by , the ceiling fixture is from , the refrigerator and wine cooler are and the photograph is from .
In this Moscow apartment, designer created a breakfast nook within the black and white kitchen. Pendant lights by hang above the black table. The chairs are by and the plates on the kitchen counter are by .
Fashion designer Jackie Astier's New York City kitchen is splashed with white cabinetry and marble flooring but accented with a black drum pendant light. The sepia-toned tree-lined wallpaper is from .
Swedish photographer Magdalena Björnsdotter covered the kitchen of her monochromatic, century-old farmhouse in rural Sweden in bright white paint, but added shadows of black on counters and industrial-style chairs. The space includes a flea-market table and a metal-and-driftwood pendant light by .
In the black and white Manhattan kitchen of designer couple Harriet Maxwell Macdonald and Andrew Corrie, a glass pendant light hangs above a dark island. The photograph is by .
Hairstylist 's kitchen was designed by architect Brad Floyd and decorated by Joe D'Urso. White vintage stools from Wyeth offer plenty of seating for guests and provide a highlight against the dark iron island.
In the SoHo loft of designers , the black and white kitchen features custom-made cabinetry with vintage hardware, 1950s sconces by Gunnar Asplund and 1970s light fixtures. The refrigerator is by , the sink fittings are by , and the countertops are white glass.
In this storied Manhattan townhouse, architectural firm and designer James Aman devise created spaces that are both glamorous and kid-friendly. Custom-made lacquer cabinetry lines a wall of the black and white kitchen. The barstools are by , the vintage light fxture is by , and Saarinen Tulip chairs by surround a table designed by John Meeks.
In this graphic kitchen designed by , wood beams keep the black and white aesthetic from appearing too stark. The kitchen's range and vent hood are by and the sink fittings are by .
In Courteney Cox's Trip Malibu home, wood-and-steel bar stools bring rustic flair to the black and white kitchen. Countertops are by , the ovens and a refrigerator are by and stainless-steel sinksare by . The light fixture is from .
Pin these design ideas for later. For more, follow ELLE Decor on !