While white is traditionally a colour you would associate with a kitchen, black has in recent years become an increasingly popular colour to use. A sophisticated, contemporary choice, black is perfect for adding a fresh and modern touch to your home.

Below the team here at the Kitchen Warehouse have showcased a few ways in which the use of black can enhance the look of your kitchen when you are looking to change or redecorate the room.

Stand Out Design

As opposed to more natural, soothing tones, black stands out a lot more in a kitchen – it can really give your kitchen the wow factor! Regardless of the style, design or age of your home and kitchen black can set your kitchen apart.

A classy choice, our black products such as our replacement kitchen doors and kitchen units, which are available in countless sizes, can be purchased in both matching edge and two-tone edging designs. The use of a two-tone edging door is ideal if you wish to incorporate other colours into the way you have styled your kitchen.

Black is perfect for allowing other colours to be used in the decoration of your kitchen. Black fits alongside pretty much every other colour which is what makes it perfect for combining more than one tone or shade into the design of the room.

Combine Correctly

While black is a great stand out colour to use in your kitchen, you cannot expect to can a completely black kitchen – you must use other colours or tones to create a balance in the room. While black is a chic colour to use, overuse can make the kitchen seem dark and overwhelming. It can even make the room appear smaller than it actually is.
Black Kitchen Units
If you opt for our black gloss kitchen doors or black gloss kitchen units then we advise that to enhance the look of your kitchen you should combine them with lighter tones in other areas of the room such as the countertops or the colour of your furniture. You could even decide to paint the walls in lighter colours or to use lightly toned tiles.


If you would prefer to have lighter doors or units then your combinations could work the other way around depending on the way you choose to accessorise your kitchen. The lighting fixtures, plant pots, vases and other additional features in the room can more cheaply be changed to include black to improve and enhance your kitchen.

Kitchen accessories like your waste bin or door handles can be black to add a modern feel while why not choose a new black kitchen sink. Even extras like a black kettle or microwave can also allow you to reap the benefit of using black features in your kitchen.

To discuss black kitchens with a member of our experienced team you can get in touch by giving us a call on 01765 640 000. You can also contact us via email at contact@kitchenwarehouseltd.com. Our staff will be more than happy to answer any questions you have regarding our full range of kitchens and kitchen products.

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