25 Glamorous Gray Kitchens

 25 Glamorous Gray Kitchens

I used to think that gray only worked well in modern design or in seaside-themed rooms.  Wrong!  Gray continues its reign as the hottest neutral color right now and exudes a sense of sophistication and glamor.  There are so many different styles of gray to choose from, such as Pewter, Charcoal, Greige (a cross between Gray and Beige) and Blue Gray, that the color can work in any style of kitchen from traditional, to modern to eclectic.  And think beyond just walls!  In the images below you’ll see that the color introduced not just on the walls, but the backsplash, the cabinets and even the glaze.





Here’s a look at 25 glamorous gray kitchens!


by Home & Stone

 Gray cabinets and countertop contrasted with a dark wood island

by Andrew Roby General Contractors

 Light gray cabinets mixed with warm wood tones and copper

by Pickell Architecture

 Gray countertops and gray accents in the window seats

by Jason Ball Interiors

 Dark gray cabinetry and gray accents used in the backsplash design

by Chelsea Atelier Architect, PC


by Orren Pickell Building Group

 Gray walls pick up the veining in the marble countertop


by Avenue B Development

 Gray glass front cabinets with back wall of cabinet painted to match

by Gina Spiller Design

 Gray island countertop and gray glaze added to the cabinets

by Marth O’Hara Interiors

 Dark gray cabinets contrasted with white countertops and center island

by kim scodro interiors


by Trinity Construction Services

 High contrast gray-blue center island that is also picked up in the cushions


by CliqStudios Cabinets


by Alan Mascord Design Associates

 Dark gray walls and backsplash provide high contrast with the light wood tones

by Architectural Design Consultants

 Shades of gray throughout with pops of yellow to add warmth

by Great Spaces!

 Gray subway tiles with gray grout and cabinetry accented with black glaze

by Amy

 Rustic design using gray cabinets

by Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Inc.

 Warm-toned kitchen using gray hood and backsplash design

by Arch Studio Inc.


by Marcel Page Photography

 Gray backsplash to tie together the white cabinets and black countertops

by Harry Braswell Inc.

 Gray-blue mosaic tiles with gray vinyl on the banquette

by Studio B Architecture + Interiors


by Sally Wheat Interiors

 Gray cabinets accented by bright, primary colors

by Marcel Page Photography

 Soft gray walls to complement the cabinets

by Carter Inc. Builders


by Silvan Homes



Quick Tip – The keep gray from looking too dreary in a kitchen, try pairing it with warmer material, such as wood, or a warmer pop of color like red or yellow!





15 comments on 25 Glamorous Gray Kitchens

  1. Tarryn
    July 29, 2014 at 12:06 PM (3 years ago)

    On the six photograph from the top “by Orren Pickell Building Group, Gray walls picking up marble countertop”. Do you have any idea what color gray that is on the walls???

    • Tidbits&Twine
      July 30, 2014 at 7:15 AM (3 years ago)

      Hi Tarryn! That photo is from Houzz and as it turns out, other readers asked that same question to the designer! Here is the response: “The kitchen wall paint color is Benjamin Moore “Aura” AC-27, Galveston Gray Aura Line – Matte
      Finish.” You can see all of the info about that room by visiting Houzz here: http://www.houzz.com/photos/1984405/Bannockburn-Residence-5-traditional-kitchen-chicago

  2. Shery
    October 11, 2014 at 7:22 PM (2 years ago)

    what about Grey glaze on white cabinets. Is that a popular look? Will this be a fad? Buying all new cabinets… not sure wheather to buy plain white or get the grey glaze? with black granite countertops/black island with colonial white granite?

    • Tidbits&Twine
      October 15, 2014 at 4:35 PM (2 years ago)

      Hi Sherry – So sorry for the delay in responding! It sounds like you have some beautiful materials picked out! I have glazed cabinets in my kitchen but like most stylized things, I think the days of glazing will eventually pass….but even if/when it does, I still like the look so whether it’s popular doesn’t really matter to me because I’m the one living with them and I like them! My personal feeling, though, is that white cabinets will have greater longevity than glazed, but that’s just my opinion. That being said, I honestly think it’s personal preference and which look appeals to you most. Did one appeal to you more than the other? If so, I say go with your gut. A kitchen remodel is a big investment and if, for example, you purchase white cabinets because you feel they will be in style longer but don’t really love them, then they aren’t a good investment for *you*. I find that most times, if you buy what you truly *love* then you will be happy with your choices. I hope that helps! Good luck with your project!

  3. Danielle
    May 21, 2015 at 1:23 PM (2 years ago)

    Thank you so much for this inspiration! It has guided me in my new kitchen design! I wrote about it here and linked one of the kitchen photos in this post. These kitchens are gorgeous and I really played around with a white kitchen idea, and these made me realize I can incorporate gray AND white cabinets to make my look stand out!

  4. wesley
    June 6, 2015 at 10:01 PM (2 years ago)

    These kitchens look great. I noticed that the faucets, draw pulls, and fixtures weren’t matchy-matchy. I guess people are changing this up now by intermixing the brown and the brushed nickel?

  5. Kitchen Remodeling Company DDR
    January 18, 2016 at 12:08 AM (1 year ago)

    There are several designs here that opened new ways to think about kitchen remodeling. Designs from Sally Wheat Interiors, Studio B Architecture + Interiors, Harry Braswell Inc. etc are few of them

  6. Charlotte
    March 24, 2016 at 7:52 AM (1 year ago)

    OW!! This transformation can out amazing!! Love the grey and white contrast!! Makes it look so clean and open! I’m a sucker for your before & after series!!
    Thanks for sharing.

  7. artgsg
    January 31, 2017 at 7:14 AM (2 months ago)

    Gray is always a color you can`t go wrong with! Every now and then I see gray design and it is not eye-catching by any means. The good part is that you can adjust style with small tweaks like paintings or colored plates. You also can mess with mosaic a bit.

  8. Soul Evans
    February 26, 2017 at 7:17 PM (1 month ago)

    Interior on photo “by Alan Mascord Design Associates” from my dream :) Thanks Kim for the selection of photos.

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    March 30, 2017 at 6:06 AM (2 hours ago)

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