If there's one colour that never dates, it would have to be black. A perennial fashion favourite, black frequently features in interiors as an accent colour – for good reason. As well as adding depth to a room, black can introduce a contemporary, sophisticated look. But while black is often used in this way, it is less frequently seen in kitchens, where lighter looks tend to dominate. For the owners of this renovated family kitchen, however, there was never any doubt about the colour.