In a black and white room, try different textures and shades of white to give the space depth and visual interest. This glam bedroom features silk wallpaper and bed linens, a sheepskin rug and a furry armchair.
Contemporary Black and White Bedroom with Metallic and Geometric Accents
Pile on the pattern. Here, Claire Sulmers of Fashion Bomb Daily layers decorative boxes, a lamp and geometric-shaped accessories for a chic, upmarket result. Group patterns by style, shape and function for added effect.
Bold Bedroom With Geometric Ceiling and Black and White Rug
A black bed frame with bright, ruby red comforter creates a bold color combo for the design of this bedroom. Layers of throw pillows pad the bed and add to the black, white and red color scheme. A black and white rug and patterned, neutral ceiling create an eye catching geometric base for the room.
Inspired by Kate Spade, this tween girl's bedroom uses a chic, black and white color palette with light blue, hot pink and bright green accents to complement the design. The light blue, lofted bed doubles as a bookshelf to maximize space.
Natural Light Helps Keep Bold Florals from Overwhelming the Bedroom Design
To keep the bold floral design from being too overwhelming, designers made sure that there was plenty of natural light in the space to keep it bright. Then, they added white linens and white, clean lined night stands to complete the look.
Transitional Bedroom With Black-and-White Wallpaper and Yellow Accents
The bedroom features black-and-white wallpaper that makes a dramatic contemporary statement against a traditional headboard and bedside table. Bamboo roman shades set behind the yellow window curtains add visual depth to the design, while blanket and throw pillows add layers of pattern and color.
This master bedroom is complete with a beautiful view of the ocean. The large double windows let light into the space, but when it's time for bed, the padded walls and room darkening curtains seal out light and make the space the perfect place for a little "R and R."
A round bed presides in the center of this princely bedroom with its tuxedo palette of black and white. Swagged curtains and a tray ceiling with multiple bandings trim the exterior of the space like layers of frosting on a cake.
The master suite in this fun, whimsical and eclectic family home features a black and white, polka-dotted accent wall that turns the bed into a focal point. All other walls are white, allowing the wallpaper and the bright mix of fabrics and accessories to pop. A clawfoot tub in the adjoining bath gives a nod to the period of the house.
Playful Midcentury Modern Nursery Features Gray Furnishings & Yellow Accents
Not the nursery we grew up with, Pattern Play is a result of the client’s love of graphic patterns and color. This long room lacked architectural features. What seemed like a negative became the perfect playground for the offbeat mix of patterns, texture and color. The main challenge in the space was a balancing act on how to make all these patterns and colors work. In this corner of the room, designer Karen Wolf used mustard yellow as a powerful accent color against the black and white wallpaper and gray furnishings.
Tricks of the Trade:
1. Create a focal point in the room.
2. Pop your accent color at least three times around the room. Note the mustard yellow.
3. Ground your space with neutrals to provide a place for the eye to rest. (Crème shag and gray Jim Thompson textured wallpaper).
4. Use black, white or gray. There is always a place for these classic colors. Ferm Living Half Moon Wallpaper.
5. Change up scale of patterns. Medium sized wallpaper print, large stripes and small bedding prints.
6. Mix up the patterns: Circles, Stripes, Brushstrokes, Chevron, Ditsy, Solid and Abstract.
7. Throw in an unexpected color – Red art.
8. Play with sheen and lustre, high to low.
9. Have fun and let yourself go. Design is a layering process and sometimes you need to delayer, start over and layer again. Mistakes happen and that is OK.