A cabinet or island in a color or wood that's different from the rest of the kitchen works much like a patterned scarf with a solid-color shirt. More than a finishing touch, it breaks up the monotony to become a pivotal design piece. This kitchen mixes traditional white cabinetry with a rich black island, bringing warmth and dimension into the space. It’s also an option to treat a hutch or a section of cabinetry in the same manner./
Love this feel for the kitchen, dark woods on grays on white.
Green on the island and backsplashes pairs with white cabinetry to communicate classic appeal in this kitchen. Beaded panels give the island cottage charm, while a glossy finish on the subway tiles updates the look. The island's butcher-block top lends warmth to the abundance of white and provides a practical surface for meal prep./
The kitchen decorating experts at HGTV.com share 55 traditional, modern, cottage and contemporary white kitchens that are anything but boring.
Fuse your kitchen's palette with a multicolor backsplash. The dark chocolate, neutral, and blue tiles unify the earthy colors found throughout this home's cabinetry and countertops for enduring appeal./
Many kitchen components are subject to fads and fashion, but a look at popular cabinet choices can help you zero in on the style you'll still love down the road.