Chalkboard paint emerged as a result of the pragmatism in contemporary interior design that led home decorators to search for practical yet still eye-pleasing solutions. They combine form and function, giving free reign to one’s imagination and allowing the lucky owners of such a feature organize their daily plans in a well-handled manner.
One of the best rooms for incorporating a chalkboard paint is hands down the kitchen. Not only does it make a prominent focal point, but it also helps you write down the necessary stuff, such as the list of groceries, planned activities etc. Chalkboard paint comes in various forms and the wall is only one of many. Nevertheless, I would like to focus your most attention on this particular feature, as I think it provides the kitchen with the unquestionable versatility of design options.
Let me introduce you to 25 kitchens with chalkboard paint.
A goldfish on the wall may mean two things: either the owner of the kitchen appreciates a fine portion of fresh fish, or he/she shares an interest in fishkeeping. Whatever the purpose of the figurine above the traditional white cabinets with crown moldings, one simply cannot deny the uniqueness of this place. This large kitchen is capable of having a long and spacious island with a granite countertop and several cabinets to complement the storage system. As for the cabinets, you can notice the chalkboard paint on the built-in fridge, one whose purpose is strictly organizational. Still, it corresponds well to the island’s surface and black wooden chairs with tufted seats. Small pendant lights balance the sturdiness of furniture in this interior.
As a cooking enthusiast, I would love to spend the eternity in this modern black-and-white kitchen. The simplicity of the design entails elegance, which is expressed in the black island with glossy cabinets. As for the cabinets’ surfaces, their glossy texture (both in the black island and in white bottom cabinets) stays in stark contrast to the mat chalkboard wall. The wall features necessary ingredients for preparing the dishes. The copper cookware along with the like copper lamp adds the industrial vibe to this space.
Chalkboard paint can be used in galley kitchens to create an outstanding focal point that is also creative. Small amenities on the black floating shelf are described by the white marker that is designated for writing on chalkboard walls. Furthermore, the wall contrasts the glossy white cabinets and the marble backsplash adds luxury to the kitchen. Clutter-free countertops await their cook to prepare a dish from one of the books leaning on the small pot plant.
A large modern kitchen for coffee enthusiasts; the dark chocolate hardwood floor, matching bench and chairs, and the coffee bar, they all speak of the owner’s passion. The chalkboard wall stands for a creative background for the coffee bar with a CAFE sign, in case you forgot that a person who lives there enjoys a fine dose of caffeine.
A contemporary kitchen with a concrete floor and large dining table that accommodates eight black chairs. The kitchen has white glossy cabinets that stay in the opposition to the black tile backsplash and heavy window frames. Wooden finishes feature a divided chalkboard wall, one that presumably experienced the children’s burst of creativity.
A contemporary kitchen with concrete floor and an island of an impressive size. The island matches the color of the lower cabinets and white countertops. The chalkboard sliding door on a metal rail has a set of weekly duties written down, with a dog imagining his wishlist of tasty foodies. A stainless steel fridge is an integral part of the gray cabinetry. The kitchen is also equipped with floating cabinets that has a wooden frame and a set of glossy white doors that, along with the countertops, match the 3D backsplash.
A traditional kitchen with a marble island that accommodates cookware, a wooden desk, and two grinders. The marble island matches the backsplash and the countertop’s surface. The kitchen is illuminated with halogen lights that are installed in the range hood. The chalkboard feature wall features a list of things to buy and serves as a transition point between the kitchen’s modern layout and traditional wooden doors.
A contemporary kitchen with a large concrete island that has a glossy countertop corresponding with flat red cabinets. There are five dark chocolate wood, backless chairs under the island and the sink is located on the countertop’s surfaces that also has a bouquet of green and red flowers. Te decorative chalkboard wall can be customized with whatever idea comes to your mind. Pendant lights over the kitchen’s island ensure the thorough illumination of the working surface and are a catchy design element.
A sleek modern kitchen with marble surfaces. The marble is present on the l-shaped island around the chalkboard column, on the countertops, and on the backsplash. The chalkboard column has a white trim that separates it from the light hardwood floor. As the vast majority of textures is patterned, both the lower and the floating upper cabinets are flat to balance the interior.
A modern kitchen with wooden finishes. The navy wooden cabinets add ambiance and elegance to the room. Two metal and wood bar stools are located under the island. The gray countertop also serves as a dining table that is set with green napkins and round white plates, next to which stands a vessel with a bouquet of white flowers. There is a large built-in fridge with water and ice dispenser in the left section of the room. The chalkboard feature wall has a definition of a kitchen written on it, along with a smart remote control to manage the home’s apps.
An eclectic kitchen that has a large island with storage and a steel countertop. Mismatched bar stools resemble the colors of dining chairs in the right corner of the kitchen. The steel refrigerator with a coffee dispenser corresponds to the kitchen’s countertop. As there are many accent pieces in this room, incorporating flat cabinets into the interior was a smart move. Otherwise, the chalkboard backsplash with miscellaneous signs and price tags, combined with bold mismatched chairs and stools, and the wall decor, would be too much for this space.
An industrial l-shaped kitchen with drawer cabinets. The wooden countertop accommodates spice containers, grinders, and a granite mortar. The capacious stainless steel refrigerator comes together with a gas cooktop, whose red knobs match the color of two symmetrically placed wall lamps attached to the black chalkboard wall. The white tile backsplash features wooden floating shelves that accommodate recipe books and minor cooking accessories.
An industrial kitchen with a beautiful exposed red brick wall. The brick features a pot rack with pans of different sizes, a floating shelf with wine glasses, jars, spices and recipe books, and an open storage cabinet with a white floral arrangement. The black gas cooktop has a black-and-white hand towel, next to which stands a chalkboard feature wall with a list of ingredients, cooking recipes, and a round clock.
This small industrial g-shaped kitchen uses its space to the very limit. The area under the outer section of the countertop features metal bar stools with reclaimed wood backrests. The countertop accommodates minor cooking appliances, some of which are a microwave, a coffee machine, and a blender. The kitchen is equipped with floating upper cabinets with doors made of recycled wood. These wooden finishes accent the generally neutral backdrop. The white tile backsplash stays in stark contrast to the chalkboard that has its surface covered in creative drawings, presumably to attract the attention of kids while the parents are busy preparing the dinner.
An industrial kitchen with a built-in metal table and matching upholstery stools. The table is a focal point of this kitchen, behind which there is a booth-like fridge, a built-in gas cooktop, and a set of lower and upper cabinets. The cabinets’ color stays in an opposition to the wide chalkboard wall with creative and decorative drawings. The kitchen is the embodiment of how you should mix and match different materials and textures, such as tile, metal, leather, and wood. The high ceiling of the loft and its large windows bring in the natural light to the interior.
A modern kitchen with a large marble island. The island accommodates two grinders of different sizes and a heavy desk with a chef’s knife, an eggplant, a garlic’s head, and red onions. There is a chalkboard feature wall with signboard advertising a ‘good cuisine’. The countertops are clutter-free and have space for built-in appliances – a microwave and an oven. Flat cabinets balance the marble texture of the kitchen’s island.
An eclectic symmetrical galley kitchen with built-in appliances, drawer cabinets, and marble countertops. The countertops feature some of the cookware and a decorative bouquet of roses. The chalkboard wall has a magnet board with love and fruit pins, and its surface is covered by the family’s catchphrase. The layered lighting in the form of halogens and a traditional round chandelier in the ceiling nook ensure the thorough illumination of the kitchen. Although the room is quite small, the wall mirror makes it visually larger.
A modern Scandinavian kitchen with white countertops, gray cabinets, and stainless steel built-in appliances. The kitchen is painted in bright and neutral colors that create the natural environment for incorporating bold decor pieces. In this case, we’re talking about the pale blue chalkboard backsplash with questions about food preferences. The countertop accommodates a used bucket that serves as a utensil container, next to which there is a white coffee machine. This open layout features a dining section with a metal table, mismatched chairs of different materials, and a single pendant light over the table. The kitchen leads to an outdoor garden, where you and your guests can take a break from eating and enjoy afternoon chit-chats with one another.
A more traditional Scandinavian kitchen with exposed whitewashed brick wall, simple cabinets, and wooden island. There are plenty knick-knacks in this room and each of them adds a comfy vibe to the interior. The Scandinavian touch was attained by using the chalkboard paint that features a pot rack. There are various paintings, some of them in traditional and simple frames while others are kept in white decorative borders.
A traditional Scandinavian kitchen with a large center island that has a built-in storage. The storage includes drawers and open shelves under the countertop’s space, which is a perfect place for keeping your recipe books. Wooden bar stools accent the wooden surfaces of the floor and walls. Furthermore, the kitchen has a built-in cabinet area with two ovens and a large fridge with an ice dispenser. The tile feature wall with a chalkboard paint makes a strong statement along with three pendant lamps with metal shades.
A small g-shaped galley kitchen with white countertops, flat cabinets, and a nook for appliances illuminated by the under cabinet lights. The left countertop features an electric oven and a black induction cooktop. The gray chalkboard wall was used as a creative daily menu to show the soul of the kitchen. The gray backsplash corresponds to the floor that is finished with large tiles. The space in the nook accommodates a coffee machine, a toaster, and a mincer.
A symmetrical galley kitchen with white countertops and yellow cabinets. The chalkboard wall features a rack for herbs, towels, and minor containers; the wall is underlined by the carved wood open shelving that accommodates bowls, plates, jars with seasonings and personalized decors. The eclectism of this room is expressed in the tile walls, patterned floor and a mix of different textures.
This kitchen grabs my heartstrings. It’s relatively moderate in size and mixes my two favorite materials – wood and metal. The traditional white upper cabinets are complemented by the glossy tile backsplash. Speaking of gloss, you must’ve noticed the unusual design of this fridge – it has a union jack on the surface and serves as an outstanding focal point in the kitchen and, be it its oddity or the unique design, adds a strong statement to the room. The kitchen is equipped with a central island that has a wooden base and concrete countertop. I cannot refrain from leaving the final note on the home bar with a built-in wine fridge – the ‘so many wines, so little time sign’ couldn’t be placed anywhere but on this chalkboard feature wall illuminated with three small mural lamps.