Master Bathroom Draws Inspiration From Industrial NYC Buildings
A moody color palette and industrial accents are used to echo the looks of New York City buildings in the master bathroom of an Atlanta townhome. A custom-made window overooking the living space below replaced an existing set of glass blocks. High-gloss subway tile reflect the stylish lighting. Wood-look tile alternates with black tile to create visual contrast.
Where the master suite was soft and pink, the attached bath is dark and dramatic thanks to sleek black floors and cabinets. A gray marble backsplash in the shower adds interest to the room and accentuates its edgy aesthetic.
Gorgeous Modern Bathroom With Black Mosaic Tile Walls
Black mosaic tile creates a beautifully masculine look in this modern bathroom. The corner structure provides a break in the tile and blends well with the neutral color of the tile floor. The rectangular white sink pops against the dark background.
Lavish Seating Area by Designer Shelly Riehl David
Black and yellow damask chairs surround a round, black leather ottoman in this space from designer Shelly Riehl David. The chandelier is highlighted by a mirrored inset with white ornate frame. Ample seating and luxury appointments help make for formal but comfortable space for relaxing and conversation.
Modern Stairwell and Sleeping Loft with Natural Finishes
A mix of natural elements blends harmoniously in the loft and stairwell of this modern and minimal home. From the concrete floor to the rustic wood accent wall to the natural wood ceiling, the surfaces help connect the home's interiors to its rugged natural setting. Citron bedding draws the eye to the light-filled sleeping loft.
The LeJeune Residence in Montreal, Quebec, Canada is featured in the Phaidon book Black: Architecture in Monochrome, celebrating this resurgent trend for dark home exteriors. Built in 1890, this building was once used as a home for the groomsmen who cared for wealthy residents' horses.
The walls of this chic, gothic-inspired guest bedroom are covered in a rustic metallic wallpaper by Vahallan. Contrasting materials add texture and interest, while a fun fur pouf and quotable chair bring playful touches that keep the mood from feeling dark. Dim lighting sets the tone for a guest room the designer calls "gothic glam."
An accent wall in this "gothic glam" guest bedroom is covered in wallpaper from Iris Maschek. A ruby-hued bed adds a pop of color but keeps with the room's moody vibe. Lamps from Voila Gallery connect the space to industrial elements found elsewhere in the home. LIghting is dim, setting the tone for a show-stopping space with a modern gothic mood.
The modern black kitchen countertops flow into a sleek black dining table surrounded by streamlined chairs. The dark materials make a striking contrast against the pale woods and glass used throughout the home.
This entirely unexpected modern cabin in Muscoda, Wisconsin is even more arresting for its striking black exterior. The vacation home is featured in Phaidon's tribute to the history and modern examples of black clad architecture, Black: Architecture in Monochrome.
This sculpture by Tomohiro Inaba makes an ethereal statement in a light-filled corner, appearing as it just emerged from a thick, misty forest. The modern home is filled with whimsical touches achieved by layering textures against a neutral palette of white, black and metallics.
The eye is drawn to the artistic, modern design of this home's exterior. A small base blends with the concrete walkway and wall, allowing the top portion of the home to stand out. A funky wood panel frames one side of the oversized windows.
This amazing home in Austin is a perfect showcase for imaginative architecture. Instead of doing the usual—letting the house fill the 50 by 150-foot single-family lot—the architects designed the residence to stretch along the length of the land. This allowed for a mix of different outdoor spaces that could be natural extensions off of individual rooms.