Kitchen + Dining: Dramatic Black & Gold Kitchen

This contemporary kitchen by Connie Vernich Interior Designs packs a visual punch thanks to a matte black range hood and matching island. Gold pendant lights, marble countertops and acrylic-backed barstools accentuate the dramatic design and echo the bold hues in the dining area.

Photo By: Paige Rumore Photography

Photo By: Paige Rumore Photography

Photo By: Paige Rumore Photography

Photo By: Paige Rumore

Photo By: Paige Rumore

Photo By: Paige Rumore

Photo By: Paige Rumore Photography

Photo By: Paige Rumore Photography

Photo By: Paige Rumore Photography

Black and White Chef Kitchen With Gold Accents

A single bank of black cabinets is a striking visual surprise in the kitchen, tying in with the same-colored island and range hood. Throughout the room, golden accents bring welcome warmth and glow.

Black, Gold and White Chef Kitchen With Lucite Barstools

Black and gold touches give the kitchen all the elegance of a tailored tuxedo. Lucite barstools are a chic and airy way to keep the chef company.

Contemporary Country Eat-In Kitchen With Exposed Beam

The open plan kitchen includes a generous dining area. A vaulted ceiling soars sky high and balances out the room's thick exposed beams.

Neutral Transitional Great Room With Blue Chairs

Graphic pillows and curtains in trim black and white punch up the look of the home's great room. Soaring vaulted ceilings make the space feel huge.

Open Plan Living Area With Mirrored Console Table

A mirrored console table makes an easy transition between the dining table and the seating area in the room's open concept layout. The reflective surface keeps sightlines clear in the overall look, instead being a blocky boundary.

Transitional Living Room With Blue Armchair

Built-cabinets around the open doorway is a unique, attractive way to bring storage to the living room.

Transitional Formal Dining Room With Black Hutch

The formal dining room is ready for the most dignified of dinner parties with a plush gray rug underfoot, upholstered dining chairs and, in the back of the room, a striking black hutch for wine storage.

White Transitional Dining Room With Black Cabinet

In the back corner of the dining room, a black china cabinet cuts a dramatic figure and helps unify the room with the kitchen, which has the same color scheme.

Formal Dining Room With Gray Tufted Chair

Gold pairs beautifully with wood and is an easy way to instantly upgrade a dining room or kitchen. The formal dining room uses gold-trimmed plates and vases.

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