Secrets of an Interior Designer


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Moody Black Walls

Ebony, Not Ivory

Looking for a sophisticated yet dramatic color for your walls? Consider black. Brights pop off of the moody hue as do neutrals and reflective finishes. The key to successfully designing a space with dark walls is due to balance.  Keep it fresh with light colored furnishings and accessories. As well as thoughtfully using metallics and wood to add contrast.

 

Black and Blush Master Bedroom

A blush opposite onyx master retreat by Andrea Schumacher Interiors.

 


Black Built In Shelving

Paired down, while traditional built ins with just enough detail to keep them interesting.

 

Black Wall in Entry

An oversized circular mirror is a quintessential accessory to bounce light off a dark wall.

 

Study with Black Walls

 Jenni Kayne’s study in her Beverly Hills residence

Going black can be intimidating, but without risks, there are no rewards.

Therefore, what is our go to shade?

Consequently, our designer Troy Rivington, swears by Benjamin Moore’s Space Black. Saying, “It has a deep charcoal undertone to it, which makes it a bit softer without losing any depth”.