The black color in the kitchen interior: 6 successful combinations

From the point of view of physics, the color black can not be called a color, because it is rather... lack of it. But from the point of view of interior design black is one of the most important, powerful and at the same time ambiguous elements in the palette.

Let's find out what dose is acceptable use and how to design the interior of a black kitchen, and kitchen furniture in wenge, dark walnut, etc.

Interaction with space

More suitable for:

  • large and bright spaces
  • men's stag kitchens
  • kitchens in Scandinavian style
  • art Deco
  • high-tech,
  • industrial,
  • contemporary
  • minimalism.

Positive properties: balances all the colors in the spectrum and, at the same time, emphasizes the contrast.

Nature itself has used the combination of black with bright colors for color threat of bees, wasps, and tigers, and people to create attention-grabbing road and warning signs. On black background it all makes a clear line.

In addition, this color goes well with all colors of the rainbow because of its neutrality, and also looks great with chrome, steel and black surfaces of household appliances that the kitchen is always a lot.

There is another unique property – it can visually zoom out objects or surfaces. So, the black ceiling in the kitchen, oddly enough, does not seem to be low, and if three walls, pokleit Wallpaper white and one black, the kitchen even in a small building will become visually wider and larger.

And designers use black color when you want to add to the interior a note of glamour, luxury and elegance. Keep in mind that sophisticated it seems only in moderation, in a large well – looks scary.

The photo below shows a great example of design of black kitchen in the art Deco style.

Negative characteristics: in large arrays, he begins to oppress and even depressed, in addition, it can visually reduce the space and "heavier" items.

And if you think that the kitchen black will be less dirty, then we hasten to reassure you: on dark surfaces, for example, on the floor or the apron in the color wenge, fatty plaque, dust, crumbs and dirt visible not less than on a light surface, and maybe even more.


  • If you are not ready to regularly clean the fronts and apron, avoid matte fronts, and not less easily soiled glossy;
  • If you do decide on a black apron, let it be ceramic or stone without gloss;
  • Black floor is especially soiled. If you really want, it is better to lay on his "checkerboard" tile or tile with black accents;


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