Provide Timeless Stunning Design, Check Out These Dark Wood Kitchen Ideas For Renovation

Dark Wood Kitchen

If you want to renovate or build a new kitchen you should consider the color. Whether it is for cabinet, countertop, flooring, furniture, etc. one of the most popular selection is using dark wood kitchen design.

While it’s called dark wood, but there is numerous design that applies color on it. Not necessarily bright colors, but different color hues such as blue, green, or gray are mostly used as alternatives.

Basing as dark shades, you got endless design possibilities with this dark wood style. From the contemporary, country, to modern styles, here are some ideas and design for you. 

[1/10] Contemporary Styles

(1)  source: freshome.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Contemporary Styles 1a

(2)  source: pinterest.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Contemporary Styles 1b

The color tone of this luxurious open plan house comes together with the dark wood kitchen. It uses the modern and contemporary black, white, and gray color pick.

The dark wood cabinets are perfectly balanced with the sleek brighter countertop and furniture. It looks beautiful with elegant light fixtures.

[2/10] Matching Hardwood Chairs

(1)  source: jmwoodworks.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Matching Hardwood Chairs 2a

(2)  source: projecthamad.org

Dark Wood Kitchen - Matching Hardwood Chairs 2b

This design creates a warm, relaxing, and inviting atmosphere. The dark word cabinetry is contrasting with the island.

However, most of the room elements adopt wood to make a matching vibe. You can see the chair, countertop, even the ceiling beams, use dark wood material to complete the homey kitchen room.

[3/10] Spacious And Functional

(1)  source: freedomkitchens.com.au

Dark Wood Kitchen - Spacious And Functional 3a

(2)  source: kitchendesign.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Spacious And Functional 3b

This dark wood kitchen provides a lot of mobility space. It is spacious yet not overbearing. All of the parts are functional and designed with flair.

The big amount of darker cabinets is in complete harmony with the lighter floor and light-gray countertop. Accompanied by bright lighting, the room looks amazing.

[4/10] Stone And Hardwood Blend

(1)  source: hometechconstruction.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Stone And Hardwood Blend 4a

(2)  source: homeawakening.com

Straying away from dark hues, this design utilizes grayish color tones for the kitchen. The color matches the stone wall, backsplash, and flooring. 

With a slightly darker color style for the cabinets and furniture, the room looks elegant and charming. The striped chairs and ornaments add depth and accent in it. 

[5/10] Darker Hardwood Mix

(1)  source: sebringdesignbuild.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Darker Hardwood Mix 5a

(2)  source: houzz.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Darker Hardwood Mix 5b

As neutral versatile color, dark wood matches well with lots of colors. Just like this design that fuses eye-catching blue, white, yellow, and darker wood. 

The striking hues bring the whole space to life and add color to it. This makes the room looks fun and great for hanging out together.

[6/10] Light And Dark Blends

(1)  source: pinterest.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Light And Dark Blends 6a

(2)  source: stylebyemilyhenderson.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Light And Dark Blends 6b

The small space doesn’t make the room dull. Especially, with these gray almost ash-like color tones.

The mixture of two different shade of gray makes the room look spacious and fresh in the eyes. From the brick wall, cabinet, to the floor the color make the room look more spacious.

[7/10] Beautiful Country Design

(1)  source: joglolimasan.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Beautiful Country Design 7a

(2)  source: donpedrobrooklyn.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Beautiful Country Design 7b

Along with contemporary or modern style, the dark wood kitchen also known for its country-style design that goes well with natural lights. 

Color cabinets in dark natural color, let the wooden pattern stay as it is and combine it with a white wall. Voila! you got the mesmerizing country house kitchen.

[8/10] A European Blend

(1)  source: pinterest.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - A European Blend 8a

(2)  source: homeawakening.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - A European Blend 8b

This luxurious design is a candy eye for the house. The architectural style, the unique island, the lighting, the ornamented dark wood cabinets, and the archways are total bangers!

The color combination for all the elements come together as one. It makes the room looks elegant and has a warm ambiance.

[9/10] Modern Farm Style

(1)  source: freshome.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Modern Farm Style 9a

(2)  source: homebnc.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Modern Farm Style 9b

Dark wood kitchen not always too dark. When combined with lighter countertops, warm lighting fixtures, natural light, and soft hand-painted backsplash, it creates a comfortable cooking space.

The design itself appears as simple and fit for small kitchen space. Along with simple detail here and there, the kitchen is functional and stylish.

[10/10] Rustic Setting

(1)  source: onekindesign.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Rustic Setting 10a

(2)  source: homeawakening.com

Dark Wood Kitchen - Rustic Setting 10b

Darker hardwood in this kitchen serves its purpose to create a rustic vibe. The wooden beams, brick backsplash, and stone wall also great complement the style.

Other than that, the low hanging vintage lamps and unique chairs also match the overall color pallet. Make the whole space feel rugged yet comfortable. 

Ixora Manori

About the Author: Ixora Manori

Works in the field of interior and exterior design for houses and apartments. has a writing talent and likes to share information about her experiences.

You May Also Like