Kitchen By Tim / February 11, 2017 Chic black kitchen cabinets are currently in style and they bring an elegant and dramatic feel to any kitchen. As more and more kitchens are utilizing black as a primary color in their kitchen, we get a varied look at black kitchen cabinets. While you will find black kitchen cabinets in all styles of kitchens, currently the two most prominent styles to feature these cabinets are contemporary and traditional. Let's take a look at examples of the two styles. Contemporary Chic Black Kitchen Cabinets Contemporary kitchen designs work well with black cabinets. All the kitchens in this contemporary category feature smooth straight cabinet lines and pair well with stainless steel appliances, hanging light features and contrasting countertops & barstools. Photo by Marek Sikora Photography - Discover contemporary kitchen design inspirationPhoto by East Coast Granite of Charlotte - Browse contemporary kitchen ideasThis kitchen features a double oven and teardrop pendent lights with a stainless steal oven hood and refrigerator. Pairing the black kitchen cabinets with black swivel barstools really finishes off the look. Photo by Renovation Design Group - More industrial kitchen photosThe tin ceiling and industrial lighting in this kitchen mix well with the black cabinets to finish off a balanced industrial look. More...Photo by Affinity Building Solutions - More contemporary kitchen ideasPhoto by Wick Design - More transitional kitchen photos Image Credit: ModulnovaTraditional Chic Black Kitchen CabinentsBlack kitchen cabinets can also work well with more traditional kitchen looks. Adding custom appliances, countertops and lighting bring the traditional look together. In traditional kitchens, black cabinets pair best with a lighter backsplash and lighter white painted walls. Photo by Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly, Inc. (CKD, CBD, CR) - Look for traditional kitchen picturesThis kitchen features a custom made stove top with gold feature trim and knobs.Photo by The Shaker Kitchen Company - Discover traditional kitchen design inspirationBlack kitchen cabinets with white cupboards, blue subway tile and a stainless steel oven hood. Photo by Cronk Duch Architecture - Browse beach style kitchen ideasWet bar featuring black cabinetsPhoto by Titan Homes LLC - Discover transitional kitchen design ideasPhoto by Fully Interiors - Browse transitional kitchen photosLove the hanging pendant lights and gray barstools in this open kitchen design. Photo by Tamara Johnson, CKD - Look for traditional kitchen picturesPhoto by Dalia Kitchen Design - Discover traditional kitchen design inspirationPhoto by Laurysen Kitchens Ltd. - Discover traditional kitchen design ideas Photo Credit: Chinoiserie Chic Photo Credit: The Aestate Photo Credit: Decor PadBlack and white kitchen features dark wood ceiling beams placed over chic black cabinets adorned with polished brass bolts. Honed white marble countertops and backsplash finish the look. Photo Credit: Decor PadBeautiful charcoal gray chic black kitchen cabinets with marble counter tops, mosaic tiles backsplash, iron studded kitchen hood, subway tiles backsplash, white washed kitchen island with butcher block counter top, kitchen island lanterns and yellow walls. Hope one of these can inspire your dream kitchen but if you didn't find it here head on over to the Dream House Ideas Kitchen Pinterest Board for more ideas.