Standard cabinets can be transformed into such styles as Tuscan glaze, Elegant rich black or Modern espresso colored cabinets using hand painted Cabinet Refinishing techniques. Description from starlilydesignstudio.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
This practical island is painted in a rich cobalt to offset the simple gray and white of the kitchen cabinets: http://www.bhg.com/kitchen/island/colorful-kitchen-islands/?socsrc=bhgpin032915richcobalt&page=1
Look at this little island! Even a narrow island can make a big difference in the style and function of a kitchen. A French antique, this small table offers extra prep space in a kitchen where space is too tight for a full-size island. It also contributes to the old-world theme set by the stone range hood, tile floor, and distressed cabinetry.Rugged and Simple
While stained-wood and white-painted kitchen cabinets are the norm, it doesn't mean you have to stick with tradition. In a room ruled by function and sometimes lacking in decorating opportunity, painted cabinets can add interest and color. Use a solid, bright finish for a contemporary space, or distress door and drawer edges for a more casual look.