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Dark in the kitchen is so like in a morgue. Seriously, how sophisticated a morgue is? Why are such ideas spread? Perhaps to imbue the minds of those who have no notion of colors/design with so-called contemporary stylishness? Add tiled countertops to the picture and the only thing really missing is a corpse. That as far as charm and ambience are concerned. Since most kitchens barely have windows (talking about condos) with black cabinets all around you must always have the lights on all the time to fight depression and see what carrots you're chopping. And why should we think that colors pop out only against a black background?

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Graham Edwards

I love dark cabinetry and chose high-gloss dark warm grey for our kitchen , benchtops in Caesar stone 'Oyster'. Dark wenge flooring, china white tiles for the splash backs and Dulux 'Whisper White' on the walls.
The look is classic, slightly masculine and very easy to work in.

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Thanks. This is a beautiful aesthetic. Sometimes Houzz is good for affirmation, rather than consumer anxiety and aspiration.


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