We’re undeniably in the era of the Pinterest-approved blue kitchen: We spotlighted the trend last year in The Cult of the Blue Kitchen, and we’re still fielding new blue spaces in our in-boxes on a weekly basis. (Looking to join the trend? Try Architects’ 12 Favorite Blue Paints for Kitchen Cabinets.)
All the while, the dark green kitchen has been quietly simmering in the background. We think it has staying power: Darkest green functions like a neutral—it’s a black for people who don’t want black—and, in its favor, it hasn’t gained the cult status of blue. What’s more, the kitchens we’ve rounded up here are all at least a few years old, but we still see them with fresh eyes. Here are 10 favorite kitchens with darkest versions of olive, forest, and midnight green.