Color Coordination

25 Matte Black Designs & Ideas for Your Home

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November 18, 2022
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Kallista Design

While bright color in a design can add vibrancy, matte black creates a uniquely modern look, offering a stark foundation for a variety of décor choices. From brassware to wall colors and appliances, matte black can be an excellent addition to any room or a grounding color choice for accents.  

Explore our favorite matte black interior design ideas for every room of the home.  

Matte Black Backsplash & Faucet

black faucet and tile
Featured Product: One™ Bathroom Sink Faucet, Low Spout, Nero Marquina Handles

Coordinate your bathroom fixtures with your walls and countertops to create a cohesive look. This matte black design gives additional dimension to the textured backsplash, both of which pair well with the striking counter material.  

Turn Your Shower Into a Spa-Like Experience

black shower
Featured Product: Matte Black Shower System

In a dark shower, matte black or gunmetal fixtures create a sleek and elegant impression. Turn your bathroom into a true oasis with a combination of black showerheads for maximum cleansing and relaxation.

Create Contrast With Cabinets & Countertops

black and white bathroom
Featured Product: One™ Bathroom Sink Faucet, Tall Spout, Lever Handles

Cabinetry in a matte black design can establish a striking contrast with light walls and countertops. Whether opting for a sleek modern look or a cozy farmhouse aesthetic, matte black meshes well with almost any design sensibility.  

Let the Rain Fall

black shower heads mounted to a gray ceiling
Featured Product: Air-Induction Soft Modern Rain Showerhead

The best rain showerheads are the height of bathroom elegance, providing a cascading fall of water for a luxurious washing experience. In a matte black design, these rain showerheads effortlessly stand out from the cooler colors of the shower walls and ceiling, adding a modern look to the space.  

Craft a Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

black and white kitchen
Featured Product: Juxtapose™ Kitchen Collection

Update the popular farmhouse look with matte black designs and ideas, such as these elegant cabinets and matte black kitchen faucets. Paired with matching stools and a contrasting island, as well as hints of matte black home décor, the result is clean lines with an eye-catching contrast.

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Paint the Walls Matte Black

black bathroom wish wood basin sink and gold fixtures
Featured Product: One™ Wall-Mount Bathroom Sink Faucet

Matte black walls create a compelling contrast with warm brass and bronze accents. From the uniquely shaped sink basin to the subtle light fixtures, this matte black bathroom design is artisanal and natural.

Focus On the Details  

Featured Product: One™ Deck-Mount Bridge Kitchen Faucet

In a room primarily in lighter colors, small details in matte black create a subtle and simple contrast.  

Make a Statement With Clean Forms

two matte black faucets installed on a white countertop, with tall spouts and lever handles. one in the foreground on the right, while one is in the background blurry
Featured Product: One™ Bathroom Sink Faucet, Tall Spout, Lever Handles

Matte black bathroom faucets with clean lines allow you to convey a modern style with a gentle touch. Add a few natural accents, like potted plants and wicker storage, for a transitional space that toes the line between modern and traditional.  

Go Bold With All-Black Tile Walls

black bathroom with freestanding tub in the middle in front of a fireplace, flanked by two modern floating vanities and lighted mirrors
Featured Product: Papion™ Freestanding Bathtub

For an elegant space that is sure to be remembered, a stunning modern chandelier is a remarkable example of matte black home décor. Paired with black walls, gray tile, and matte black bathing fixtures, the resulting design is effortlessly chic and compelling.

Coordinate Black Fixtures, Surfaces, & Décor  

kitchen bar with black marble countertops containing white streaks. in the foreground is a black gooseneck bar faucet and stainless steel square sink. liquor bottles and a fruit bowl are blurry in the background
Featured Product: Juxtapose™ Bar Faucet

Simple elegance is easy to attain with the matching of matte black fixtures with bowls and stools or chairs. A touch of gold or wood can add an extra hint of style to your design.  

Soak In the Luxury

a claw-foot bathtub with chrome feet, matte black exterior, and glossy white interior sitsin a marble tiled bathroom. an 8-light chandelier hangs from the ceiling
Featured Product: Circe™ Freestanding Claw Foot Bathtub, Black Exterior

A bold matte black interior design idea for the bathroom is to let the tub take center stage. This black claw foot tub serves as the striking centerpiece for an elegant space.

Create Perfect Harmony With Black & Gold  

close up image of a matte black kitchen faucet and soap dispenser. the faucet has a gold accent handle and the soap dispenser's spout and counter-mount are gold
Featured Product: Juxtapose™ Semi-Professional Faucet

The modern look of matte black design pairs naturally with the shine of gold or brass, exuding an air of subtle elegance. Black and gold kitchen faucets can create a sense of glamour without feeling overwhelming.  

Add Visual Interest With Elegant Storage

one side of a bathroom with textured tan walls, with black cabinets and shelves with gold accents.


Featured Product: Pinna Paletta® Sink Faucet, Tall Spout, Lever Handles

Consider adding matte black home décor to the bathroom to serve as functional storage. Open shelves provide the opportunity to add personal design touches, while gold-accented drawers offer extra space for storing essentials.

Elevate Your Design With Matte Black Details

matte black handheld shower faucet mounted to a light gray shower
Featured Product: Soft Modern Dual-Function Handshower With Hose

Small touches of matte black design throughout a room can help the entire aesthetic feel more cohesive. These matching hints of black throughout a room, whether in faucets, fixtures, or other details, can make your design feel well thought-out and subtly masterful.  

Shift the Focus to Other Design Elements

white angular freestanding bathtub with matte black faucet and hexagonal tiles in the background
Featured Product: One™ Freestanding Bath Faucet

The subtlety of matte black fixtures offers a gentle elegance that doesn’t detract from more eye-catching parts of a room’s design. Here the geometric pattern on the wall takes center stage, while the matte black bath faucet serves as an elegant addition that fits seamlessly into the space.  

Add a Modern Touch to Traditional Designs

white kitchen countertop with a matte black, deck-mount bridge faucet and a separate sidesprayer. Square white tile and light wood cabinets are in the background
Featured Product: One™ Deck-Mount Bridge Kitchen Faucet

You don’t have to remodel an entire kitchen to modernize your style. The subtle addition of a matte black faucet elevates the entire design of this sink area without requiring major adjustments to the larger elements of the room.  

Create a Modern Oasis In Your Bathroom

monochromatic grey shower with 2 matte black rain shower heads mounted to the ceiling
Featured Product: Matte Black Shower System

From rain showerheads to the edges of shower doors to any number of other fixtures, matte black pairs well in a modern monochrome space.  

Convenience & Style

image shows stovetop in a black and white kitchen. a matte black pot filler faucet is mounted to the wall filled with white subway tile. on the stovetop sits a matte black pot
Featured Product: Juxtapose™ Wall-Mount Pot Filler

Matte black accents don’t have to be limited to décor, but can be practical and highly functional as well. Items like this wall-mount pot filler make the kitchen an easier space to cook while adding to the overall design.  

Add Artistry With Unique Fixtures

matte black widespread faucet with 3 holes mounted to a white bathroom countertop. the faucet features a low spout flanked by two cross-shaped handles
Featured Product: One™ Bathroom Sink Faucet, Low Spout, Cross Handles

Matte black fixtures create a standout touch of artistry, elevating daily routines with a subtle yet striking elegance.

Matte Black & Stainless Steel for Your Bar

matte black faucet with a tall spout sits above a small, round, shiny stainless steel sink
Featured Product: One™ Bar Faucet

For a modern industrial look, pair a matte black faucet with a stainless steel sink. The sheen of polished stainless steel draws forth the hidden brightness in the matte black. Black Nero Marquina marble is the perfect material for this design.  

Matte Black With White Marble

close up of matte black bathroom faucet with low spout. the lever handles are infused with white marble inlays
Featured Product: One™ Bathroom Sink Faucet, Low Spout, White Carrara Handles

White Carrara marble is a sought-after material for many rooms of the home, especially the bathroom. When contrasted with matte black, a beautiful visual display takes place. This modern matte black faucet offers both functionality and a sense of class, with its lever handles featuring White Carrara inlays.

Establish a Break In an All-White Kitchen

close up image of a matte black kitchen faucet, featuring a high-arc design, pull-down hose, and a single handle. The countertop is white marble and the sink is stainless steel
Featured Product: Juxtapose™ Semi-Professional Faucet

Matte black interior design elements add visual interest to bright monochrome palettes.  

Blend Into An Ambitious Space

close up of a kitchen bar sink - sink is apron-front style made of shiny stainless steel. the countertop is white marble with grey and green streaks. the backsplash wall tile is emerald green subway tiles. a sleek matte black faucet is installed on the countertop, while a bottle and glass of liquor sits to the right side.
Featured Product: One™ Bar Faucet

Sometimes a faucet shouldn’t draw focus away from more interesting design elements, like this striking marble pattern or the reflective green tile on the wall. Matte black fits seamlessly with the design, matching well with the darker elements in the countertop.

Create a Subtle Outline

bathroom sink with a white and grey streaked countertop resembling marble, standing on matte black console legs. installed on the countertop is a minimal, sleek, and angular faucet, with cube handles and a wire-like appearance.
Featured Product: Grid™ Sink Faucet

The matte black details in a bathroom vanity can add depth to the space, like the subtle outline created here around the mirror, faucet, and console sink. Sharp black lines allow the other elements of the design to stand out, working perfectly in harmony.  

Double Sink Cohesion

picture of a double sink setup in a white bathroom. each sink has a tall spout, matte black faucet with lever handles. rectangle mirrors sit above the sinks
Featured Product: One™ Bathroom Sink Faucet, Tall Spout, Lever Handles

While each side of a double vanity may have its own style and flair, matching matte black design in the faucets helps the entire space feel cohesive.  

Whether you want to base your room design around a matte black centerpiece, like cabinetry or a claw foot tub, or you just want to add accents to your décor, matte black interior design meshes well with almost any style, from traditional to modern and everything in between.  

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