Midnight Snack

The all-white, almost antiseptic color scheme that has been in vogue makes way for the resurgence of a kitchen with a smoky look.

The all-white kitchen? Been there, done that. Today’s most innovative designers are reimagining kitchens in the darkest of shades. And we’re talking about more than just countertops. These edgy, sophisticated spaces are infused with ebony and grey-hued cabinetry, appliances and accessories. Here are a few innovative ways to create this new, dramatic look.

 

1.

The new GE Artistry™ appliance line
geappliances.com


2.

KitchenAid’s Limited Edition onyx mixer
(out this fall)
kitchenaid.com


3.

Melamine bowls, $30 for three
williams-sonoma.com


4.

Great paint choices:
Down Pipe
farrow-ball.com
Classic French Gray and Porpoise
sherwin-williams.com


5.

La Cornue cast iron stove, $8,600
lacornue.com


6.

The stainless steel Jenn-Air Obsidian, with an anthracite interior (released this year), $8,499
snyderdiamond.com


7.

Kool Glass by Leeza Surfaces comes in both black and gunmetal hues.
leezasurfaces.com


8.

Caesarstone’s Crocodile pattern makes a statement on kitchen countertops or walls.
caesarstoneus.com

 

 

More Stories
Eat & Drink

Pizza Party

A tried-and-true teen favorite—a large cheese pizza—gets put to the test with home delivery by four Valley eateries, rating each on a scale of 1 to 10.

Eat & Drink

Pasadena’s Dog Haus Unleashed in Canoga Park

There’s a new dog in town—hot dog, that is—and it is bringing a slew of creative sausages, burgers and brew along for the ride. Dog Haus, which originated in Pasadena in 2010, just opened its fourth location (and first franchise) at 6501 Topanga Blvd. in Canoga Park this past weekend. The fast-casual concept of this […]

Eat & Drink

Japanese Couple Builds on Vision with Mon Ramen

Japanese couple Noriko Keimi and chef Yuji, who run Mon Japanese Restaurant in Tarzana, opened Mon Ramen nearby in Woodland Hills.