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Black kitchen styling ideas from Good Homes’ roomset moodboard

All black kitchens are where it’s at for SS18. We take a look at how to update your kitchen with on-trend black appliances and brass accents ahead of our roomsets reveal.

Kitchen Moodboard good homes black kitchen dark moody dramatic trend ss18 copy

Image: our kitchen roomset moodboard by stylist Kate McPhee 

Moody dark palettes are a top interior design trend for 2018, according to trends showcased at Houzz of 2018 and make a dramatic impact to any space, and the kitchen is no exception.

From matte and lacquer finishes, to metallic accents and oak parquet flooring, we’re thrilled to reveal that we’ll be featuring this daring look in our kitchen roomset at this year’s Ideal Home Show spring.

Get the look with our round up of top dark kitchen decorating and styling tips.

Add black kitchen appliances

KH System Möbel black kitchen featuring at Good Homes roomsets at Ideal Home Show 2018

Image: our kitchen roomset sponsor, KH System Möbel

Add sleek black kitchen appliances, like a black composite sink, or a matte black combi over by our roomsets sponsor, CDA.

Add slick kitchen hardware

colgate coats homes black kitchen with brass fittings and fixtures

Image: Coats Homes

Break up the moody palette by adding brass or gold fittings and fixtures to an added dash of glamour.

Fit industrial lighting

isola black kitchen by marieclairemaison

Image: Steel Stile in Cucina

Opt for industrial-style lighting, like those seen in our roomsets sponsor BHS’s SS18 collection, to segment the layout and add extra detail.

Go for a statement floor

storm oak parquet flooring in a kitchen by Karndean design flooring

Image: Karndean 

When keeping cabinets plain and moody, add some personality through your choice of flooring. This oak parquet flooring from our roomset sponsor Karndean is the perfect fit.

Add splashes of grey and white

ikea kungsbacka black dramatic kitchen 2018 trend roomset at ideal home show

Image: IKEA

If going all out black gives you the fear, why not break up the look by adding complementary shades of white, grey and metallic finishes.


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