Black and white have long been the go-to color combination in Scandinavian circles. Whether it’s a cluster of picture frames, an oversized light fixture or even something as simple as a planter. Black acts as a neutral and has an excellent grounding quality in all white spaces.
Whitewashed bricks contrast the custom metal-studded sculpture to create a unique finish on the fireplace. “It’s almost reminiscent of old ironwork,” said designer Tiffany Brooks, whose inspiration for the finish was a pair of fishnet stockings. A flat-screen television displays a rotating loop of artwork to accent the space until it’s time to tune in to your favorite show.
Although black and white is a color combination that often takes on a glamorous vibe, it's versatile enough to work seasonally, too. Add a unique touch to your holiday decor with neutral tones mixed with a layer of black, white and cream.
This home was formerly a two family dwelling and was converted to a single family residence consisting of a kitchen and dining room on the first floor. The second floor hosts the foyer, formal living room and den, while the third floor contains three bedrooms and bathrooms for the family. Black and white staircases connect all three levels.
A black, white and beige color scheme gives this minimal, modern design a bit of warmth in the master bathroom. The focal point in the space is the black free-standing soaking tub with black hardware atop lovely hexagon tile flooring.
This spacious, contemporary bedroom has a dreamy feel, with a soft upholstered bed and sheer draperies that puddle on the floor. A papered gray accent wall draws attention to the dramatic black-and-white artwork, which complements the rug, bench and pillows, forming a thread that draws the eye through the space.
Although black and white is a color scheme that often takes on glamorous characteristics, it's versatile enough to work for seasonal use as well. Add a unique touch to your holiday decor with natural tones mixed with a layer of black, white and cream.