From traditional to contemporary, these cooking spaces all share a common bond — the color black. Whether its their chic cabinetry or bold wall colors, these 20 kitchen design ideas will have you eager for a major redesign.
This chic modern kitchen in a London townhouse belonging to hostess Rena Abboud is the perfect backdrop for one of her luxurious soirees, with its elegant brushed-metal island. The stools are Lamboro and the pendant lights are Eichholtz.
This sprawling, glamorous kitchen can be found in a Washington home designed by Kelly Wearstler. The space was inspired by artwork owned by the homeowners, creating a stylish cooking area with clean lines and intricate detailing.
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.
The kitchen in this Lake Tahoe home features cabinetry by Bulthaup, an oven by Miele and a sink by Blanco with Dornbracht fittings. The countertop is quartzite and the custom-made stools are covered in Edelman leather.
Jeweler Alexis Bittar's kitchen in his Brooklyn Heights home gives off retro vibes thanks to the its black-and-white checkerboard floor tile work. The black kitchen range makes a major statement in the petite space.
In this storied Manhattan townhouse, architectural firm and designer James Aman devised 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.
It's no surprise that the apartment of a Middle Eastern princess is the epitome of luxury, from the bedrooms to the kitchen. Here, the pendants by Circa Lighting hang above the granite-topped kitchen island. The cabinetry is custom-made, the range is by De Dietrich, and the flooring is granite and quartzite.
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 .
This New Jersey mansion renovated by designer Nannette Brown is all about merging classic and contemporary. Bistro chairs by Maison Gatti surround a 19th-century English rectory table in the kitchen; the vintage pendant lights were found at a Paris flea market, the refrigerator is by Sub-Zero, the range is by Wolf, the floor is ebonized oak, and the subway tiles are by American Olean.
In the kitchen of George Nunno's New York loft, the custom cabinetry is ebonized oak topped with Nero Marquina marble, the black and brass barstools are by Milo Baughman and the iron sculpture was found in a Paris flea market.
In the Rio de Janiero kitchen of a home designed by Joao Mansur, black lacquered cabinetry and a high-gloss painted door keep a sense of sophistication. A pair of 19th-century English chairs and a Kartell table add comfort to the space.
Black matte paint finishes off a Los Angeles kitchen and dining room designed by antiques dealer and interior designer Lee Stanto. 1890s French pendant lights and chairs accessorize the room.
Steven Gambrel designed this transitional 1890's Southampton home featuring glazed, black subway tile on the walls and classic French tiling on the floor.
In Harriet Maxwell Macdonald and Andrew Corrie's Manhattan kitchen, a Valcucine steel island takes center stage. Open shelves provide smart storage space for their cherished tablewares, cookbooks, and more.
Lorenzo Castillo designed this masculine Madrid kitchen, which features custom black lacquered cabinetry throughout. Striking antiques, such as a XVI marble-top table and 1970s Italian chairs, help to fill out the space.
Designed by firm Ashe + Leandro, this Manhattan loft kitchen for Coldplay's lead guitarist Jonny Buckland and his family blends together natural materials with modern finishes. Leather-upholstered barstools provide seating around the room's mahogany butcher.
The kitchen of a New York City penthouse kitchen gets playful with its cabinetry, contrasting the black fronts with a pinkish-red trim.
A Greek Revival Manhattan townhouse designed by Miles Redd features a kitchen that mixes traditional and modern styles.
An Illinois home designed by Megan Winters proves you can't go wrong with black and white. The kitchen features custom cabinetry and eye-catching pendant lights by the Urban Electric Co.
In hairstylist Sally Hershberger's kitchen, which was designed by architect Brad Floyd and decorated by Joe D'Urso, a large, iron island adds plenty of counter space while vintage stools from Wyeth offer additional seating for guests.