Stainless-steel kitchen appliances are undeniably one of the most popular options among homeowners. Although so, it does not mean that this trend may last forever.
Right now, there are more and more color options available for kitchen devices. An example that can replace the stainless-steel option is slate appliances. Do you know what these are?
If, by any chance, you are not familiar with what they are, we have a simple explanation for you. Slate appliances are a new type that appears in these recent years. If the stainless-steel option has a shiny appearance, this one is not. It usually has a matte fingerprint-resistant finish with stainless-steel detailing, such as in the handles.
The colors of slate appliances are also more varied. There are three most common options, including grey, warm grey, and black.
If you want to create a gorgeous look in your kitchen design, then the combination of slate appliances with white cabinets is the one you must know. Thankfully, in this article, we have 12 ideas about using slate appliances and white cabinets in various kitchen styles. With these, it will be easier for you to imagine how the slate devices will look like when paired with white kitchen cabinets.
- Off-White Traditional Raised Panel Cabinets with Complete Slate Appliances
- White Cabinets and Slate Appliances Paired with Blue Kitchen Island
- White Kitchen Cabinets with Black Slate Appliances
- Slate Appliances and White Cabinets Paired with Cambria Quartz Countertops
- Slate Appliances and White Cabinets Paired with Wooden Accents
- Clean Impression with Slate Appliances and White Cabinets
- Slate Appliances, White Cabinets, and Wood Countertops Combination
- Black Slate Appliances, White Cabinets, and Black Countertops Combination
- Complete Slate Appliances and White Cabinets Combination in a White Contemporary Kitchen
- Slate Oven in a Custom White Oven-Cabinet
- Slate Refrigerator inside a White Cabinet
- White Cabinets with Slate-Color Countertops to Pair with Slate Appliances
1. Off-White Traditional Raised Panel Cabinets with Complete Slate Appliances
The first idea that we want you to see here is a pairing between slate appliances and off-white raised panel cabinets in traditional kitchen design. The first thing that we want you to say about this inspiration is on how the devices can be a suitable option not only for a modern interior but also for a traditional space like this.
The off-white tone of the cabinets here seems to be an excellent match for the grey appliances. It helps to build a cozy atmosphere in the room.
Another thing to notice is the use of complete slate appliances in this traditional kitchen. Those include the fridge, toaster, microwave, and oven stove.
When you already choose a slate appliance for your kitchen, it would be excellent for other devices to have the same look. This way, you can keep the coordinating design in the interior.
A thing that you must be grateful for is that right now, many manufacturers release this type of kitchen appliances in a series containing different devices. This way, creating the coordinating look will be much easier to do.
2. White Cabinets and Slate Appliances Paired with Blue Kitchen Island
Here is another kitchen design with white cabinets and slate appliances. The type of cabinets used here is shaker-style with pure white color that matches the transitional kitchen design excellently.
As for the slate appliances, including the dishwasher, fridge, and ovens, they look different from those you see in the previous idea. The reason is because of the grey color that looks darker and seems to have a warm undertone.
The thing that we want you to notice more from this transitional kitchen design is the use of a blue kitchen island. It seems to prove that the appliances and cabinets combinations are quite easy to pair with any color. In this case, the other color is blue.
3. White Kitchen Cabinets with Black Slate Appliances
If you need an example of how black slate appliances look like, this picture is the one that you must take a look at. The fridge, the oven-stove, and the microwave here are all black slate. And as the pairing, there are white raised-panel cabinets, which the designer mentioned that they also use cream glaze on it.
The size of this eat-in kitchen is quite narrow. However, the existence of the slate appliances and white cabinets as the pairing creates a stun that makes the interior look attractive despite the small dimensions.
The thing that we also love from this traditional kitchen design is that the designer also uses black color in some other detailing in the room. The most significant ones you can see from the picture are the black pearl granite countertops, the faucet, and the knife set in the corner.
A simple idea like this can create a huge difference. If the problem is the small size of the kitchen, it can help in arresting people’s attention so they will not be too focused on the tightness of the place.
4. Slate Appliances and White Cabinets Paired with Cambria Quartz Countertops
Here is another interesting kitchen design that we want you to take a look at. It is a transitional kitchen which color is dominated by the warm white tone of the raised-panel cabinets.
As you can see in the picture, this kitchen also has a set of slate appliances. The devices included are a fridge, stove, and a dishwasher on the other side of the room that is not visible. Unfortunately, the microwave is stainless-steel, while everything could be excellent if it has the same slate appearance.
The warm white cabinets here, particularly the base ones, are paired with Cambria quartz countertops that have a yellowish impression in the appearance. Both of them look good together, including also when we see them paired with the slate appliances.
5. Slate Appliances and White Cabinets Paired with Wooden Accents
Oh, how we love this farmhouse kitchen! However, let us focus more on the combination between the white flat-panel cabinets and grey slate appliances. It is something that boosts the elegance in the interior.
Other than that, there is another essential inspiration that we want you to know from this kitchen design. It is the addition of wooden accents in many parts of the room. The ones we can see in the picture are the beam, the accentuating cabinets near the stove, the kitchen island, and the stools.
We can say that the existence of these wooden details is delightful here because it amazingly looks compatible with the slate appliances. As we all know, wooden accents like these always easy to pair with white cabinets. It gets even better because they can be a good match for the kind of appliances we talk about in this post.
By the way, if you are curious about the paint used to color the cabinets in the picture, we managed to find the information. It is Sherwin Williams SW 7004 Snowbound.
6. Clean Impression with Slate Appliances and White Cabinets
Many people love their kitchen to have a clean impression for a more comfortable cooking or a more professional feel. Are you one of them?
If yes and by at the same you also want to use slate appliances in your kitchen, you need to know that you can create the look by using the combo of white cabinets and slate appliances. However, there is a condition you must fulfill.
The condition meant previously is that you must use white as the dominant color in the kitchen area as done in the beach-style kitchen design that you can see in the picture. It is clear that the room is focused more on the function instead of anything else.
The choice of flat-panel cabinets to pair with the slate appliances is also suitable for the idea. If you look closely, the color of this kitchen furniture is the same as the wall tone.
Sad to say, we do not know what the paint brand used here. No matter what it is, it helps strengthen the clean, minimalist, and functional impression in this kitchen.
7. Slate Appliances, White Cabinets, and Wood Countertops Combination
Here is another idea that we love. It is mainly about the inclusion of wooden countertops in the combination of white cabinets and slate appliances.
First, let us focus more on the design of the cabinets. It has a warm white tone with a slight brown undertone. It becomes reasonable then if this kitchen furniture then looks excellent when paired with the wooden countertops.
The look blends nicely with other tones chosen for the modern kitchen, including the wall color and the wood floor’s tone.
What about the slate appliances? There seems to be no problem at all for them to blend with other interior elements, which are not only limited in the white cabinets with wooden countertops, but also with other things like the wall and floor. Overall, this kitchen design looks elegant.
8. Black Slate Appliances, White Cabinets, and Black Countertops Combination
Here is another idea that includes white kitchen cabinets and black slate appliances. The kitchen style that you see in the picture is modern.
From a glance only, it seems enough to know that the design, like the one in the photo, is a timeless option. It is mainly because of the pairing between the white recessed-panel cabinets and the black appliances, which seems to represent the classic black and white color combo.
The matte fingerprint-resistant surface of the slate appliances creates a subtle, bold appearance that is suitable to choose when love black but also think that glossy appearance is just not ideal for your style. Thanks to the warm and earthy characters of this kitchen appliance type.
An interesting fact that we can see from the picture is that black slate appliances are now available in many types. We say so because the range hood caught our attention with precisely the same black slate appearance as the other appliances. It completes the look, really.
9. Complete Slate Appliances and White Cabinets Combination in a White Contemporary Kitchen
This fashionable contemporary design reminds us of the narrow kitchen we talked about previously in subheading number 3 above. It is the way that the place is quite small but has a fantastic design so that the size does not even matter anymore.
First, let us talk about the white recessed-panel cabinets. The thing that catches our eyes more here is not about the simple white color that this furniture has. We are more interested in the grey tile backsplash used to pair the base cabinets.
We think it will be something to connect the furniture and the slate appliances to look beautiful in the kitchen design. The reason why we say so is that the backsplash does have not only a white tone but also a grey color that looks very similar to the appliances’ tone.
Talking about the grey appliances, we love the look not only because of the slate brown-grey tone but also the blue integrated lights, as shown in the refrigerator, stove, and dishwasher. It adds a sophisticated feel in cooking the area.
10. Slate Oven in a Custom White Oven-Cabinet
When discussing the pairing between white cabinets and slate appliances, there is one thing that we forget to share with you. It is the idea to include one or more of the devices in a custom furniture design.
The picture of a transitional kitchen above has an example that we need. Before talking about that, as you can see, this kitchen does have not only black slate appliances but also white recessed-panel cabinets.
The part that we want you to focus on is the custom oven cabinet on the right side. This type of furniture is common, and to make it fits with the dimension of the oven; you can customize it to the cabinet maker.
We do recommend you to choose this cabinetry type for your slate oven because of one most important reason. It will enhance the kitchen design to the next level because of the aesthetic look resulted.
11. Slate Refrigerator inside a White Cabinet
A slate oven is not the other type of appliance that you can put in a custom white cabinet. You can do the same thing to the refrigerator if you want to.
Take a look at the traditional kitchen picture above if you need an example. Here, the slate fridge fit inside the white cabinet precisely.
The thing you must pay attention to when about to use this design is not only about the measurement of the fridge and cabinet. Here you must also consider the color of the cabinets carefully.
The reason is that both the cabinet and the refrigerator will be directly in touch with one another. That is why it would be better to pick a paint that is most suitable for the color of your slate fridge.
12. White Cabinets with Slate-Color Countertops to Pair with Slate Appliances
The idea shown in the picture above will be the last that we will share with you here. It is to choose slate-color countertops as the pairing for the white cabinets.
We say that this idea is interesting obviously cannot be separated from the use of slate appliances as another pair for the white cabinets. Everything will be much better when both countertops and devices have a highly similar slate color, as shown in the picture.
As for the slate appliances that we all can see in the picture, the design is impressive too. Thanks to the stainless steel details that are accentuating every item beautifully.
See, there are so many ways to pair slate appliances with white cabinets. The most fundamental fact you must know is that any shade of white can be a good match for this type of appliance, although the visual that you will see might be different depending on the tone that you pick for the devices and the furniture.
Another sure thing that you must not forget is that slate appliances are always an excellent choice to create not only elegance but also high-end looks in your kitchen. Being paired with white cabinets can make them look even better.
As we already told you earlier, we suggest that when you already use a slate appliance to pair with the white cabinets, please make sure that the other devices are also in the same slate type or even in the same series. The purpose is none other but for creating consistency in design as well as a coordinating look.
In relation to this, you should not have to worry. Right now, manufacturers usually sell this kind of slate appliances in a set so you can pick only some devices you need in the kitchen
With all the goodness, are you interested in using the idea combination that we talk about in this post? Share the other ideas that you know!