Warm hardwood floors are paired with cool gray walls for this contemporary rec room. The long space uses furniture to create defined areas: a media section, music room and stainless steel table for playing games or working. Black-and-white photography creates a beautiful gallery on the wall.
Collected finds adorn glass and metal tables in this sophisticated living room with Hollywood Regency flair. Damask wallpaper and a traditional picture rail are juxtaposed with a contemporary rug and graphic black-and-white photography for an eclectic, layered look.
The large encaustic (or hot wax painting) is a stunning focal point in the living room. Rincon shows the homeowner's love of art and creativity through the variety of art pieces from the black-and-white photography to the abstract paintings.
A sleek wood table is surrounded by leather-wrapped chairs and plaid armchairs for a masculine, western-inspired dining room. Beautiful black-and-white horse photography creates an eye-catching focal point.
A creamy oversized chaise paired with rust-colored throw pillows provides the ultimate in comfort at the home theater of HGTV Dream Home 2010. Artwork is limited to black-and-white photography of the local landscape. Pictures, taken by carpenter David Brown, were printed and framed locally – a smart-chic way to dress the warm cork walls.
In this New York apartment, designer Nick Olsen uses long alternating black and gray stripes on the wall to accentuate the length of this contemporary galley kitchen. An impressive display of black-and-white photography in plain frames and white mattes plays off of the achromatic theme as do the contrasting gray and black cabinet fronts.
Beautiful black-and-white horse photography in simple black, matted frames makes up a sophisticated, symmetrical gallery wall. Thinly striped black wallpaper gives this bedroom dramatic, opulent flair. An antique hand-carved chair serves more as a piece of art on display than a place to sit.
This contemporary kitchen features black cabinetry and a unique bubble chandelier. A mirrored backsplash visually expands the space, while the quartz-topped galley-style countertop provides display space for photography: black-and-white snapshots of Boston attractions.