Black granite countertops bring a timeless sophistication to any kitchen. These classic countertops are so striking that it can be difficult to decide what color cabinets go best with black granite. Black granite countertops complement most color kitchen cabinets, from white shaker style to ultra-sleek steel cabinets. Dark cabinets can also go with black granite, while gray and natural wood cabinets add warmth to the space. For bold colors try rich shades of hunter green or navy-blue. On this page, we look at what color cabinets to use with black countertops in more depth.
Should cabinets be lighter or darker than countertops?Whether cabinets should be lighter or darker than countertops will largely depend on:
- how much natural sunlight the kitchen gets
- how large or small the space is
- whether the kitchen is open plan or enclosed