Darker tones bring contemporary drama and sophistication. 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.
Black and white marble floors and antique glass upper cabinets create a sophisticated kitchen by .
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.
Rustic flooring provides textured contrast to polished surfaces in this Molie Malone Interior Design kitchen.
An East Hampton kitchen exuding minimalism at its finest, by Winter McDermott Design.
A rich, glossy onyx island stands out in this Paula Grace Designs – Signature Grace kitchen.
A Corona Del Mar kitchen with expansive windows by Payton Addison Interior Design Atelier.
A Miami Beach residence with sky-high ceilings by Suzanne Lovell Inc.
View of a barn kitchen and breakfast bar by De-Spec.
Yellow makes a dark island pop in this residential rental space by Inhabit Interiors.
A New York City pied-à-terre kitchen by April Sheldon Design.
A 1980s home features a renovated kitchen with deep cabinetry and marble countertops. Design by Laura U, Inc.
A waterfall island stands out in the center of this open-concept kitchen by Inspired Interiors.