13 Ways to Use Matte Black Hardware In Every Room

From kitchen sinks to showerheads to towel rings, one thing is certain this spring: Matte black hardware is back, baby. And the best part about this rising trend? Much like a little black dress, the crisp, neutral finish works for traditional, modern and every style in between. Here, 13 of our favorite iterations.

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1. Match Your Hardware With Your Cabinetry.

Black hardware is fabulous on its own, but this makes a stylish kitchen a jaw-dropper.

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2. Amp Up A Slop Sink.

This adorable mini slop sink goes high-end with matte black fixtures and decorative accents.


3. Take Your Walk-in Shower Up A Notch.

We love how this ceiling-height black casing frames out the heavenly walk-in shower.

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4. Modernize A Classic Kitchen.

Look at how the slender lines of these cabinets pull it all together.

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5. Make Your Showerhead A Statement Piece.

In a matte black finish, this rain showerhead becomes equal parts function and art.


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6. Go For A Matte Black Bathroom Faucet.

This black cross-handle faucet is a study in understated glamour.

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7. Do A Statement Sink In An All-white Kitchen.

Matte black can provide perfect pops of toughness in a shiny white dream kitchen.

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8. Try A Deep Black Sink On A White Countertop.

The contrast is truly breathtaking.

9. Go For A Shapely Black Vase Faucet.

It's the perfect counterpart to a sandy-toned vessel sink.

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10. Go Retro.

Adding black-and-white tile work transforms the hardware from modern to classic in the blink of an eye.

11. Opt For Matte Black Hardware In An All-white Bathroom.

This massive but minimalist marble shower is poetry in bathroom design.

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12. Go Boho.

Soften black hardware with a cabinet of curiosities (and tons of sunlight).

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13. Display Exposed Plumbing.

When everything from your exposed plumbing to your drain to your grooming products is matching matte, you know you’ve nailed the trend.

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