If you crave a little contrast in your kitchen, black accents might be just the way to go. Whether you decide to dip a toe or two into this trend with a black faucet or black lighting fixtures or go for broke with black cabinets or black appliances, you'll find plenty to inspire you here.
Above and up top: This kitchen, from The Design Chaser, has plenty of delicious matte black accents, including cabinets, shelves, and a black faucet and pot rail.
What could be more perfect for adding a little style to your kitchen than a black Smeg? Image from SF Girl by Bay.
A black range hood, black sconces, and a beautiful black china cabinet add delightful contrast to an all-white kitchen from Coco Lapine Design.
Black cabinets are set off by a backsplash of Moroccan zellige tiles in this kitchen from SF Girl by Bay.
The two-toned cabinet look is growing in popularity, and here, in a kitchen from Miss Moss, black accents like the range hood and knife rack complement textured black lower cabinets.
In this kitchen from Dwell, black shelf brackets add just a bit of contrast.
A graphic black and white cement tile backsplash, spotted on The Style Files.
Black cabinets, black shelves, and even black doors in a kitchen from Hitta Hem.
A black range hood is the perfect modern touch in this kitchen from Milk Decoration.
Black upper cabinets contrast beautifully with a subway tile backsplash in this kitchen from My Domaine.
I love the modern look of this matte black tile backsplash, spotted on SF Girl by Bay. The clock is also a great touch.
For an extra dose of drama, try black lacquer — not for the faint of heart, certainly, but sure to make a big impact in your kitchen. Image from The D Pages.