These gorgeous kitchens, featuring dark or black kitchen islands, provide contrast to the surrounding countertops and cabinetry, or match the already deep tones of the space. Take a look below to find inspiration for this trend.
Stainless steel contrasts with a dark island and shades of white in this Nate Berkus Associates kitchen.
A dark brown island centers this retro-inspired contemporary kitchen by CWB Architects.
A livable contemporary kitchen space by Lindsey Coral Harper Interior Design.
A fresh, white kitchen space by Hyde Evans Design.
Black metals and dark materials in a sophisticated open living space by SLC Interiors.
Gold lighting glimmers in this elegant kitchen space by Sheree Stuart Design.
Drop pendants over a dark, solid island by Jennifer Worts Design.
Modern sculptural pendants draw the eye to a beautiful dark island and leather seating by Martin Group.
A beautiful Upper East Side kitchen with marble countertops by Douglas C. Wright Architects.
Open doors light up this contemporary kitchen with eclectic details by K Interiors.
A dark, oversized island in a kitchen by Jaycox Architects & Associates.
Black cabinetry trim echoes sleek black details in this beautiful space by Jennifer Worts Design.
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