Love the idea of a black front door? Here are 8 exterior palettes to make it work

Front and Center Color: When to Paint Your Door Black.

Black can make a front door elegant and dramatic. It works well with any and every other color, making it extremely versatile. It can also toss a challenge your way. If you don’t have enough contrasting colors as a backdrop, black can hide the entry or make it feel too dark — not very good for your home’s curb appeal. Here are examples of black front doors done beautifully right, along with sample palettes of complementary exterior colors.