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Monochrome kitchen design refers to the timeless combination of black and white. It's a design philosophy which creates fantastically stylish and sleek kitchens, which is why it's becoming increasingly popular in the UK. With a monochrome kitchen you can bring together dark & dramatic tones with the brightness and simplicity of white for a beautiful and balanced kitchen space.
If you've opted to go with black taps in your monochrome kitchen you have a great selection to choose from. Monochrome kitchens can often be too sleek so choose a stunning matt black finish which will give you some different textures.
Black kitchen sinks are becoming increasingly common in modern kitchens as they look fantastic and can be easily paired with a variety of different tap finishes.
Although white kitchen sinks have been commonplace for many years, white taps have only recently increased in popularity. These are perfect for anyone looking to create a bright, minimalist kitchen sink area.
As white kitchen sinks are popular, they're available in an extensive range of styles and designs. Whether you're going for modern style or looking for something more traditional, we've got the perfect kitchen sink for you.
Sometimes the rules of design are made to be broken! Take a look at our favourite monochrome kitchen ideas that will help you create a black and white kitchen that's personal to you.
The black and white looks of a monochrome kitchen can sometimes look too clinical and cold. Adding some wood, particularly darker woods, is an easy way to give your kitchen a more organic look. You'll also have some different textures to draw the eye.
Similar to adding wood, plants can add a welcome touch of nature and colour to your monochrome kitchen. Not sure which plants to choose? Take a look at our guide to the Most Popular Houseplants Across the UK.
Something which was once commonplace in traditional kitchens, we love the look of the chequered floor. This is perfect for anyone who loves the monochrome look and wants their kitchen to stand out from the crowd.
Black and white kitchen design can take inspiration from the popular industrial kitchen style. Whether it's a black metal bar stool, installing a blackboard or leaving a brick wall exposed to add extra texture, these will all fit right at home in your monochrome kitchen. For more information, take a look at our Industrial Kitchen Ideas article.
If you want to add a personal touch to your monochrome kitchen, a small amount of other colours is the way to go. Think coloured coffee machine, bright sugar and coffee holders or a small piece of art on the wall.