30 Modern Charcoal Gray Kitchen Cabinets (Dark or Light?)

I have to admit that gray cabinets are being very trendy and any shade of gray is a safe bet for kitchen remodeling. However, the sophisticated charcoal gray cabinets ideas charm your kitchen design by having different perspectives.

Charcoal gray cabinets are very flexible elements in any kitchen design. It can be used as base cabinets and wall cabinets. If you have extra daylight that would be the perfect pick with white backsplash and white countertops. On the other hand, 2021 kitchen trends welcome charcoal cabinets by using two-tone kitchen cabinets, three-tone kitchen cabinets, and mix-match; two-tone kitchen cabinets with two-tone countertops or three-tone kitchen cabinets with three-tone countertops. Eclectic kitchen design inserts its elements into any kitchen design idea. Please listen to the hearts of professional designers.

Let me present to you my freshly picked pictures. I hope you participate in the fun by adding your imagination. Here are some pictures of kitchens with gray cabinets:

Flat Panel Charcoal Cabinets Gray Backsplash Floor Concrete Countertops

Photo Credit | Angela Inzerillo Design, LLC


Contemporary kitchen design with calming charcoal cabinets and gray quartz countertop. Stucco walls and light gray ceramic floor tile follow the color code. Open shelf wall unit is connected to charcoal wall cabinets and under cabinet lighting has a charm.

Charcoal Gray Cabinets Quartz Countertops White Floor Tiles Mosaic Marble Backsplash

Photo Credit | JGM Enterprise Inc


An excellent example of multicolor backsplash fusion in kitchen remodeling with charcoal cabinets and black and white granite countertops and white marble flooring. Black and gray elongated hexagonal glass backsplash, vertically elongated hexagonal marble backsplash, and marble subway backsplash.

White Subway Tile Backsplash Quartz Countertops Charcoal Shaker Glass Front Cabinets Gray Porcelain Floor

Photo Credit | Neptune Home Germany


If charcoal gray cabinets match that passionately with white countertops, glossy white subway backsplash ad white wood hardwood flooring, I can name the kitchen as “new tuxedo kitchen“. Ergonomic and very good-looking kitchen.

Cream Matchstick Tile Backsplash Raised Panel Charcoal Cabinets Quartz Countertops Dark Wood Floor

Photo Credit | KSI Kitchen & Bath


Two-tone cabinets traditional kitchen with charcoal gray cabinets and dove wings cabinets. Light color quartz countertop and three-dimensional travertine brick backsplash, dark mahogany hardwood flooring show the smart blending combination.

Charcoal Gray Shaker Cabinets Cream Travertine Backsplash Tiles Lapis Brown Granite Countertops Beige Floor

Photo Credit | Christian Builders Margate Ltd


Charcoal cabinets with Baltic Brown granite top and travertine square backsplash and matching travertine floor tiles. The farmhouse kitchen sink is like the center of the design. Neat found.

Gray Floor Tiles Shaker Charcoal Cabinets Wood Countertops Subway Backsplash Marble Island Tops

Photo Credit | Lukonic


Charcoal gray kitchen cabinets with gold color hardware and two-tone countertops in a farmhouse kitchen. Honeycomb gray ceramic tiles have melange, which makes an extra attraction in the kitchen. Countertops are chestnut and marble. White subway backsplash is the proper pick while it is used with black grout.

Flat Panel Gray Charcoal Cabinets White Quartz Countertops Backsplash Dark Wood Floor

Photo Credit | Spacecrafting / Architectural Photography


Distressed charcoal gray cabinets with distressed hickory flooring rock in this contemporary kitchen design. White countertop and island top, and glass full high backsplash are like eye candies.

White Subway Backsplash Tiles Gray Charcoal Cabinets Quartz Countertops Dark Wood Floor

Photo Credit | Houzz


Three-tone cabinets, two-tone countertops kitchen design: Charming farmhouse kitchen with charcoal gray cabinets, white wall cabinets, white marble countertop, charcoal gray island top, and cherry island base and cherry hardwood flooring.

Gray Porcelain Tile Floor Charcoal Shaker Cabinetry White Marble Backsplash

Photo Credit | Murphy Maude Interiors


A wonderful example of charcoal gray kitchen remodeling: Shades of gray are just like fairy dust. Charcoal gray cabinets, French doors on the wall cabinets, light gray leather bar stools, white quartz marble look countertop.

Charcoal Cabinets White Subway Backsplash Brown Porcelain Tiles Farmhouse Sink

Photo Credit | Normandy Homes


Gorgeous black kitchen cabinets, French-style glass door cabinets, subway white marble backsplash, and marble look countertop, and marble look island top. Both marbles have very artistic golden and gray veins which match with the hickory distressed hardwood flooring.

Shaker Gray Charcoal Cabinets White Quartz Countertops Subway Backsplash Tiles Farmhouse Sink

Photo Credit | Dura Supreme Cabinetry


Charcoal gray cabinets in a farmhouse kitchen: Open shelf, white farmhouse sink, large window, white engineered countertop, and white ceramic subway backsplash are the essentials and they look amazing.

Charcoal Gray Cabinets Mosaic Tile Backsplash Medium Tone Wood Floor Black Countertops

Photo Credit | T. Jerulle Construction, LLC


Transitional kitchen design: Charcoal gray kitchen cabinets, white island cabinets, and walnut distressed cabinets are bonded immensely. Three-tone cabinets with two-tone countertop kitchen are very rare but the skilled designer made it happen.

Brown Porcelain Floor Tiles Shaker Dark Wood Cabinets Countertops

Photo Credit | Exquisite Kitchen Design


Breathtaking wine cellar in your kitchen with charcoal gray cabinets and distressed charcoal gray cabinets. Dark distressed wood- look ceramic tile set in a herringbone design. The custom-made countertop is comprehended well with the whole picture.

Gray Charcoal Shaker Cabinets White Quartz Cabinets Subway Backsplash Tile Light Wood Floor

Photo Credit | Studio Geiger Architecture


Charcoal gray kitchen cabinets with light gray countertop and light maple hardwood flooring. Textured subway backsplash, beveled white farmhouse sink, and glass door kitchen cabinets are like the bijoux in the traditional kitchen design.

Charcoal gray Shaker Cabinets Granite Countertops Mosaic Tile Backsplash Light Wood Floor

Photo Credit | Tartan Homes


Would you like to meditate while you cook in your kitchen? So, this charcoal cabinets gray kitchen is your style. Gray vein marble look countertop, marble look island top and gray leather bar chairs and light gray diamond shape full high backsplash are calming.

Charcoal Shaker Gray Cabinets White Quartz Countertops Backsplash Wood Floor

Photo Credit | Hammonds Furniture


Traditional kitchen design with charcoal cabinets gray quartz countertop, and culver welded kitchen sink are the shades of gray. Oak hardwood flooring inserts a natural look.

Chacoal Gray Cabinets Porcelain Floor Tiles Black Quartz Countertops

Photo Credit | Plain English


Multi shades of gray in a traditional kitchen design: I think the designer has keen eyes for the fusion of the two-tone kitchen design. Either two-tone cabinets or two-tone countertops stick together with a strong color bond. Charcoal island base with dark quartz countertop and uncertain gray cabinets. Clean and calming.

Flat Panel Charcoal Gray Cabinets White Marble Countertops Backsplash Light Wood Floor

Photo Credit | Domus Nova


Contemporary kitchen design with charcoal gray cabinets and handle-free cabinet doors. Marble countertop and full high marble backsplash are both popped in the kitchen. Wood-look ceramic floor has gorgeous patterns to complete the puzzle.

Mirror Backsplash White Marble Countertops Gray Charcoal Flat Panel Cabinets Medium Tone Wood Floor

Photo Credit | Brisbane


Charcoal gray kitchen cabinets in a contemporary kitchen design. Raised island top with a waterfall edge is like a diamond in this kitchen. It stands on the walnut-thick breakfast bar. The mirrored full high backsplash is giving extra light to prepare the food. Undermount work station stainless steel sink also welcomes the party animals.

Light Wood Floor Gray Charcoal Shaker Cabinets White Quartz Countertops

Photo Credit | Morph Interior Ltd


Traditional kitchen design with charcoal gray cabinets. Glossy countertop and white oak hardwood flooring seem more bright under the sunlight which is provided by arched french windows. Two thumbs up design!

Flat Panel Charcoal Cabinets Light Wood Floor Dark Quartz Countertops copy

Photo Credit | Complete Kitchens


Two-tone cabinets in a modern kitchen remodeling. Handle-free cabinets are designed for minimalist thinkers. Plenty of light reflection makes the charcoal gray island cabinets paler. Cloud light wall cabinets are the best pick for this kitchen.

Recessed Panel Charcoal Gray Base Cabinets Mosaic Tile Backsplash Wood Floor

Photo Credit | Artistic Designs for Living


Two-tone kitchen cabinets with plenty of space to store things and a surface to create an attractive display. The color selection is catching your attention. Luckily, base charcoal gray cabinets have an end corner kitchen cabinet that is curved.

Flat Panel Charcoal Cabinets Gray Quartz Countertops Porcelain Floor Tiles

Photo Credit | MW|Works Architecture+Design


Contemporary kitchen design with charcoal gray cabinets, charcoal countertop, and walnut cabinets. Light gray kitchen cabinets are used very well since there is a natural connection between charcoal and walnut colors. Sleek, clean, and functional. Deserves a big love.

Flat Panel Black Charcoal Cabinets Metal Backsplash Granite Countertops Light Wood Floor

Photo Credit | Laurence Cafritz Builders


Contemporary kitchen design with two-tone backsplash. Charcoal gray cabinets and quartz countertop are in harmony with stainless steel full high backsplash and gray square backsplash.

Gray Porcelain Floor Tiles Charcoal Flat Panel Cabinets White Quartz Countertops

Photo Credit | Studio Dearborn


Two-tone cabinet kitchen design is in the air: Distressed charcoal gray cabinets with white countertop and with white glass subway tile and gray melange ceramic tiles. The reflection of the light on the high gloss white cabinets has a feeling that your kitchen is infinite.

Flat Panel Gray Charcoal Cabinets Glass Taupe Matchstick Tile Backsplash Light Wood Floor Black Granite Countertops

Photo Credit | Fredman Design Group


Two-tone cabinets in kitchen remodeling. Since charcoal gray has a fluence bond with every bond. This marble-look countertop is a hit to catch the trend. Thumbs up kitchen design.

White Quartz Countertops Black Charcoal Flat Panel Cabinets Backsplash Beige Floor Tiles

Photo Credit | In Detail Interiors


Charcoal gray cabinets with frosted glass cabinet doors in U shape kitchen design. Countertop and full high backsplash are from the same material as stone slab quartz material. Fresh feeling in the kitchen with keen eyes.

Flat Panel Charcoal Gray Cabinets White Quartz Countertops Cream Matchstick Tile Backsplash Terra Cotta Floor

Photo Credit | RIKB Design-Build


Sleek design contemporary kitchen with charcoal cabinets, waterfall edge quartz countertop, and glass matchstick backsplash. Terra cotta flooring is an amazing addition to this beautiful kitchen remodeling.

Flat Panel Charcoal Black Cabinets Light Wood Floor Countertops

Photo Credit | Studiotrope Design Collective


Contemporary kitchen with charcoal cabinets. Sleek look design is such a good match for a neat and tidy personality. Earth tone kitchen base island and light birch hardwood flooring support the contemporary kitchen design elements.

Charcoal Gray Kitchen Cabinets Stone Tile Backsplash White Marble Countertops Natural Wood Floor

Photo Credit | Claude C. Lapp Architects, LLC


Traditional kitchen design with distressed charcoal cabinets and distressed hickory hardwood flooring. The gray countertop is such a gem. The slate brick-style three-dimensional backsplash is noticeable. Color blending is admiring.

Kitchen Backsplash for Charcoal Gray Cabinets

The backsplash is another important kitchen design element. The same rule is valid for color and material selection. Backsplash by color: The most satisfying colors are white and gray tones but sometimes earth colors or neutral colors can be used as backsplash according to floor color. It should coordinate with floor color.

Matchstick white marble backsplash is used as a full high backsplash and the white countertop has ample space. White glossed subway backsplash is used as a full high backsplash.

Backsplash by material: Marble, glass, glossy ceramic, travertine, or slate would be useful options. Diamond shape ceramic backsplash is connected with black connectors and black grout. Charcoal gray matchstick glass backsplash and tan color glass matchstick backsplash and brown countertop with a gray vein. White quartz marble looks full-height backsplash is also an option.

How to Add Modern Grey Kitchen Cabinets Remodeling Ideas?

Two-tone cabinets in kitchen remodeling. Since charcoal gray has a fluence bond with every bond, cappuccino cabinets go well with charcoal gray cabinets and transition between two colors is provided. The material of gray backsplash is gray travertine and subway setup is used. 

Beveled edge white farmhouse sink golden hardware are the embellishments in this welcoming kitchen. Grey kitchen cabinets with white countertops, if the floor is dark, would be a perfect combination.

Kitchen Flooring Ideas for Charcoal Cabinets

Channel design Black and white kitchen rug is an optional taste. Pinewood hardwood flooring is another good addition to this kitchen remodeling. Distressed walnut hardwood flooring is just the right pick.

Color code is completed with light oak hardwood flooring and neutral color kitchen pendants. Bowing for the detail-oriented designer. What paint color walls go with grey kitchen cabinets? Usually, light color wall paints would be a good idea for grey cabinets.

Kitchen Countertops for Charcoal Gray Cabinets

Countertops are the essential kitchen design elements. You should either pick the color or the material. Countertops by color: White colors are the best but light grays and sometimes very dark browns or blacks are also considered.

Countertops by material: Marble countertops, marble look countertops, granite countertops, wood countertops, quartz countertops, and travertine countertops can be picked. Light grey kitchen cabinets with dark countertops are another option.