Paint Palette of the Month: April/May 2023
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Black and white paired together can create some incredibly timeless looks. In this room, black is contrasted against white to play up the room’s modern attributes, with the darker hue taking centre stage in the lacquered table and leather bench.
Trade in floor-to-ceiling white for the timeless elegance of black with richly painted walls – just remember to give the space plenty of natural light and reflective surfaces to veer it away from feeling dreary.
If you’re not ready to introduce the blackest-of-blacks into your home, try a lighter shade of the hue. A charcoal-coloured wall gives you the same high-impact drama of a deep ebony, but with an added softness.
A little bit of bling underfoot never hurt anyone! Ditch the standard tiles and give your bathroom a luxe look with glittery black mosaic flooring.
The addition of black design elements in the bedroom can create a sophisticated space for you to retreat to. Layer textures, play with patterns and mix different shades to create a look that’s sophisticated and chic.
With a modern retro vibe, this home office uses black in all the right ways. The space uses natural light, layered shades and a variety of textures to create depth.
Nothing makes a statement like midnight black walls. Paired against a white ceiling, pale accents and soft textures, the walls of this dramatic dining room are anything but dreary.
Whilst most people stray from black in the kitchen and opt for tell-all white, this season is all about introducing bold design features to the hub of your home. Install a black chalkboard wall – it’s the perfect way for the kids to show off their creative skills.
Give an all-white bathroom a touch of Old World glamour with a bold chinoiserie printed wallpaper. The wallcovering adds an element of traditional sophistication to an otherwise contemporary space.
Decorating a teenage boy’s room or a man cave? Draw on a bold and masculine aesthetic by contrasting deep black and charcoal stripes on the wall – it’s the perfect backdrop for brightly-coloured accessories.