In a space like a kitchen, where there is so much activity happening, dark cabinetry can create a sleek, organized look. Design savvy homeowners are exploring funky new dark colors for their choice of cabinets and are customizing the look of their dream kitchen with their light-colored countertop, and metallic or golden faucet finish. In 2020, the kitchen renovation trend witnessed a major change in the lifestyle of people. Dark kitchen cabinets paired with light countertops have become the most popular choice, allowing homeowners have a dark kitchen with a pinch of brightness.

Dark Cabinets also lead to glamorous designs. Gold painted designs on dark-colored cabinetry are the most preferred choice of homeowners. This gives the cabinets a beautiful detailed and very elegant look. Not all dark kitchens need to be completely dark, and you can even have a contemporary kitchen design with dark cabinets! Mix and match cabinet hues are very popular amongst homeowners who do not want to commit to an all-dark kitchen. Having lighter uppers and dark lower cabinets or vice versa. You can still have fun with color in your backsplash with these two hues in the mix.


This mix of dark cabinetry & light countertops featuring compliments the hardware which pops against the black cabinets. In a room with lots of natural light, the dark-colored cabinet range from Express Kitchens really shines.

























People, with a passion to cook, spend maximum time in their kitchen. They prefer light marble countertops that balance dark cabinets, matching floors, plenty of countertop prep and workspace, and always look to design their kitchen with neatness & tidy space.

At Express Kitchens, we have a wide range of dark-colored cabinets that match and suit every combination of color countertops, backsplashes, faucets, and accessories. The exquisite range of dark-colored cabinets from Express Kitchens offers a versatile look and easily contrasts well with almost any color – especially lighter or brighter colors.
















Not all dark kitchens are black, dark wood cabinets are also popular when it comes to kitchen design.
The contrast between black and dark brown is very different. This look is elegant and can be done in any kitchen space.
This design has stainless steel pulls and stainless-steel appliances. Decorative natural backsplashes can be placed in this design along with light or dark countertops.


Whether you are going for a dark look or a more natural dark wood look, it guarantees your kitchen a very regal and elegant look. It is important to note here that you don’t have to go completely dark, adding light components can help offset the darkness. Whether you are renovating your entire kitchen or just your countertops, the countertops you choose can either be the focal point or something that anchors the rest of your kitchen.

The best reasons to select dark-colored cabinets for your kitchen renovation are:

  1. They create a cozy kitchen.
  2. Infuse Instant Sophistication
  3. They hide stain and scratch easily.
  4. Offer the Right Contrast
  5. Dark cabinets highlight vivid colors
  6. They embrace metallic shades


So, what are you waiting for, get yourself a dark-colored kitchen from Express Kitchens.
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Call: (860) 247-1000

February 25th, 2021

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In today’s technology-driven era, during the COVID pandemic, Express Kitchens has introduced a revolutionary kitchen design process that allows customers to design their dream kitchen by combining digital technology with the expertise of highly skilled kitchen designers. The unique and customized mechanism is highly sophisticated and offers a user-friendly experience to people to design their dream kitchen by virtually bringing an Express Kitchens showroom and designer to their homes. Our Virtual Kitchen Design Service brings the choice, expertise, and personal support of an in-store visit to the comfort of the couch. While its stores are open for a visit, Express Kitchens is allowing everyone to have a go at imagining their dream kitchen.

Virtual Kitchen Design service from Express Kitchens

We have always offered a free planning and design service to all our customers and now we offer the same service remotely through our team of virtual kitchen designers. With our Virtual Kitchen Design Service, we can connect you with one of our designers remotely, who will help you with a virtual kitchen planner, so you can get your project started without delay. We have also made some improvements to this service to bring you closer to your new design by offering live screen sharing and video chat with a design expert at your local Express Kitchens showroom.

By choosing a preferred time slot and filling in a few contact details, you will be speaking with a kitchen expert to set the wheels in motion.

Customers can now work with our expert kitchen designers remotely via online platforms. During virtual interactions and online consultations, our designers can discuss ideas, come up with designs, and ‘walk’ customers through their virtual kitchen plans. Kitchens can be created in all sizes for all budgets and Express Kitchens specializes in taking small spaces and maximizing their storage potential. Once the designated designer has got to know the kitchen and customer they’re working with, they can share 3D designs over email or even set up a screen-sharing meeting to present the design of our dream kitchen in real-time.

Star Cabinets from Express Kitchens

How Virtual Kitchen Design works at Express Kitchens?

Our Virtual Kitchen Design Service connects you with a designer remotely, who will visualize your ideas using details you share with them about your project through our online form. This includes measurements, layout choices, and product preferences.

Live screen sharing: Collaboration is central to our design service, and our designers will work closely with you to visualize your ideas. To facilitate this, we are now offering live screen sharing, making it easier to chat through amends live on your design.

Our designers will use these details to create a 3D plan using the latest kitchen design software and CAD kitchen planning tools. This will ensure our designers create an accurate view of what your design will look like.

Once the 3D plan is ready, our designers will share this plan with you, along with a video walkthrough on request. They will then be in touch to discuss changes and amends to get your design exactly the way you want it.

Video chat: In addition, you can chat with a designer via video call. This means you can discuss your thoughts without leaving the comfort (and safety) of your own home, and you can talk face-to-face with your designer at any point in your design journey.

Easy Financing Options Available at Express Kitchens

Express Kitchens offers Free Design Consultation and Easy Financing Options on your purchases of cabinets, countertops, and other kitchen products. The varied options help our customers to plan their dream kitchen in the most comfortable way by paying the entire costs in easy installments through Green Sky Credit.

Get your Free Design Consultation right here now at Express Kitchens

Call: (860) 247-1000


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February 12th, 2021

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