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Black and White Interiors: Pleasing to the Eye

Totally black and white interiors aren’t common but are definitely interesting and pleasing to the eye. We here advise you how to deliver striking contrast, elegance, richness, and warmth to a monochromatic minimalist interior. 

Decorate your interiors for a stunning, unquestionably sophisticated; though calm and restful look by teaming black and white. 

Don’t think, it’s going to be dull and boring because you can infuse drama, spark and sophistication with architectural features, luxurious textures, detailing, strong print and a touch of colour. Yes, black and white is a perfect color combination for any decorating style as today many modern homes opt for a combination of contemporary and minimal styles.

In case, you are not going totally for minimal style, use clean and straight lines, sleek metals such as copper or bold brass tones to bring in warmth and inject energy for a sleek décor to ensure a semi-minimal look. From the classic Scandinavian style to the chic Soho approach is often set off with this color combination for achieving a urbane and classy interior. Minimalist color palettes, cozy accents, and striking modern furniture help in making interiors appear modern.

While black anchors the room and helps highlight its prominent architectural elements, white lends a sense of airiness and balance to the backdrop. Add accent colors like pure grey, combine cleverly with black and white to lift the scheme.

Still, if you’re afraid of using just black and white, add layering and texture to enhance the interplay between light and shadow. Soft, luxurious fabrics in a variety of finishes, can be brought to life with patterns, geometric prints and stripes to be incorporated through furnishings, flooring, wall coverings and accessories. 

This is a truly endearing color combination and works with almost any theme — most preferred in case of contemporary kitchens, relaxing bathrooms, living rooms or bedrooms. Black and white décor brings a touch of class and sophistication, livening up the ambience with options to use different accessories depending upon seasons, trends or tastes.

Contemporary and Minimal:

A black and white background works particularly well in bedrooms and living spaces where a subtler palette may be required to achieve a calming atmosphere. Crisp white bed linens are perfect for the bedroom. Add a black and white striped bed headrest, pillows, and a comfortable black chair. For seasonal changes, you can have a variety of pillows in different colors on hand.  When shopping for fabrics, keep an eye out for colorful prints or plaids with touches of black. Then add more black to the room with pots, side cupboard, picture frames and rugs. Darker shades to the room lend a deeper and more serious look to the room, whereas lighter shades of grey are perfect for small living spaces. So, you can customize it easily as per your preferences.

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Ravishing rugs that set the tone:

 If you are going for a black and white décor for the bedroom give an ideal blend between the two colors and to add that sensational look with a rug having a geometric pattern. A gorgeous black and white rug with a bold geometric pattern can truly transform the room giving a bold monochrome look. From simple black and white stripes to complex patterns and interesting prints, black and white rugs give the room a coherent look even while adding inviting warmth to space. Also add touches of black with lamps, curtains and pillows. Vibrant red accents on the feature wall can brighten up the black and white bedrooms. The more uncomplicated or even minimalist the design, the more is the finesse, and elegance.

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Improvise with shades and style: 

Do not limit using only pristine white and black. Play around with different color to create a diverse and appealing look. Paint a wall light green to serve as a perfect background for framed photographs, prints, and other artwork.  A floor is a good place to start decorating with rugs of a different hue and diverse texture. The ultimate choice would be a beautiful blue chair set off with black cushion. Short of that, try white and black stripe curtains, vinyl tiles in pale grey. Use contrasting organic materials such as a wood table for texture and ground the space with a softer touch, tempering the strict palette.

Contemporary Outdoors in Black and White:

 Bold piece of furniture helps to catch the eye and sharpen any decorating scheme while black accessories serve as an outline that sets off specific areas. Black by itself is striking. Accent pieces of black cushion and rugs with black and white patterns are very popular and easy to find. But be wary of the contrast and use it smartly on the floor. A neutral and natural backdrop is the more accent additions standout as a breath of fresh air making it more spacious. Feel free to decorate with a touch of passion and madness that will surprise every onlooker.

Black & White

Finally, we have presented you stunning ideas that you can use to spruce up your home and add a touch of class and sophistication, livening up the ambience. It also offers you with plenty of perspectives to use different accessories creating a stunning combination. This bold combination brings out a strong personality with bold and solid colors being the hallmark of the interiors.

Written by Team TDJI

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