Collection by Jaime Gillin

Striking Black Kitchens Around the World


White is the traditional color for kitchens, denoting hygiene, brightness, and modernity. But these five black-clad kitchens, in houses from San Francisco to Copenhagen, show that some truly stand-out rooms embrace the dark side.

One of the most dramatic black and white kitchens on our list, this utilitarian kitchen was designed by the owner, a...
The "daytime" living quarters in the penthouse are dark, from the floor to the furnishings.
The “murdered kitchen” includes a fluorescent light sculpture with dimmable ballasts designed by Bestor.
In paring back the home's aesthetic, Chris kept the color palette as simple as possible.
Arclinea's black cabinets with stainless-steel trim outfit the Manhattan kitchen of Dana Dramov.