18 black and white kitchen ideas to inspire a makeover

Black and white kitchens are a design classic, and whilst this colour scheme may seem easy to pull off, it can throw up some unexpected design dilemmas.

18 black and white kitchen ideas to inspire a makeover

Sleek, high-gloss units can be overpowering in black, whilst a black and white kitchen without warming elements such as brass or wood can appear too clinical. We enter tricky territory too when we use black and white in a traditional setting.

We've looked at the best kitchen designers and retailers, from Neptune to Magnet and Homebase, to find the very best black and white kitchens. Included too are some design tips and tricks to implement in your own home, whether you err on the side of minimalism, live in a period home, or are in the process of creating a classic farmhouse kitchen. Read on for the best black and white kitchen ideas to steal...

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