painting your walls black comes the ultimate question: would you paint your kitchen black? For years now, light, airy kitchens have been the rule, but I'm starting to see more and more kitchens in bold, dramatic black. Dark or light — which one gets your vote? First Row: 1. Elle Interior 2. New York Magazine 3. Design*Sponge 4. Adore 5. Lonny Second Row: 1. Desire to Inspire 2. Design*Sponge 3. Design*Sponge 4. James Michael Howard 5. Interiors Magazine Images: As credited above.