Throw Some Shade in the Kitchen with Matte Black Furnishings - Rachael Ray Every Day

Throw Some Shade in the Kitchen with Matte Black Furnishings

These dark, flat-finish furnishings look clean and cool and chic all over.
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"A matte finish brings a softer, more sophisticated look to black, which can be classic and modern all at once," says Sue Wadden, Director of Color Marketing at Sherwin-Williams. Read on to find your kitchen's matte black match.

1. Curve Appeal

The Moen Arbor Pulldown Kitchen Faucet in Matte Black is a style chameleon—at home in a farmhouse or a sleek city cook space. $390, moen.com for stores

2. Tall, Dark, and Handsome

Soak the Magisso Naturally Cooling Ceramic Carafe in icy water for a minute and it’ll keep drinks chilled for hours. From $37, allmodern.com

3. Top Drawer

To reinvent old cabinets, screw in a set of solid-brass Riverwood Knobs in True Black by Schoolhouse Electric. From $14 each, schoolhouse.com

4. Good Enough to Eat

Nothing against stainless steel, but for your next dinner party, the Matte Black Flatware Set from West Elm will bring serious drama. $39 for a five-piece set, westelm.com

5. Off the Wall

Picture the effect of a backsplash covered in Merola Tile’s Hudson Tangier Matte Black Porcelain Mosaic Tiles. So cool. About $14 a square foot, homedepot.com

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6. Black Lit

Don’t be fooled by the old-school cloth cord of the IKEA Ranarp pendant lamp. It’s LED-ready to shed serious light on a modern kitchen. $30, ikea.com

7. Mighty Mini

Think of the KitchenAid Artisan Mini 3.5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer in Black Matte as a pint-size badass version of the countertop classic. $420, kitchenaid.com

8. Veg-Forward

Staub’s Ceramic Pumpkin Cocottes are about as edgy as serving soup in a gourd can get. From $49 for a pair, food52.com

9. Anything But Dull

How would the nonstick-coated stainless-steel blades of the Cuisinart 7 Piece Cutlery Set with Acrylic Stand look displayed on a marble countertop? Sharp. $60, cuisinart.com

10. A Cut Above

With silicone buttons on its corners, the Epicurean Slate Bar Board (made of dishwasher-safe wood and resin) won’t slip while you slice. $15, cb2.com