Divine Details: Dual Kitchen Cabinet Colors

Hello Zhush readers! It’s Katy Byrne from DBK: Designs By Katy, back with another installment of Divine Details. Today’s detail is one that I am dying to implement in my own home: dual kitchen cabinet colors. Have you noticed people are beginning to have dark lower cabinets with light uppers? I have started putting these in my multi-family projects and it’s gotten a great response. I hope it’s a trend that’s here to stay.

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Do you love it as much as me? It adds a surprising amount of depth to the space. Thanks again for having me, Sue. Don’t forget to pay me a visit at Designs By Katy!

Imagery via: John Lum Architecture, Decorpad, EST Magazine, Dust-Jacket Attic

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  1. Sue I love to see that contrasts in color, it adds so much interest and drama!

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  2. Love these kitchens!!!

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  3. Thanks for the beautiful kitchen photos. They are inspiring! DH and I are in the planning stages of redoing our galley kitchen and all those questions of color choice, cabinet style, etc. are boggling our minds.
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  4. great photos . I love these kitchens.What I think is interesting is that all these upper cabinets match the walls and that makes the lower cabinets look more like furniture chests. If the walls were a different color it would not look as powerful.
    I think you do still do a great kitchen with the wall , uppers and lower cabinets all different …. but you would have to do it carefully. and how different it would look if the walls matched the lower cabinets … like in a grey color .
    These photos are still my favorite

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  5. Gorgeous. I hope it's as you say, a trend that will stay, as opposed to those awful skinny horizontal backsplash tiles in medleys of browns–ugh! (Thanks for not including them in the photos)

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  6. Lovely kitchens! Thanks for the inspiration!
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