A charcoal-painted pillar easily catches the eye in this open living space, accentuating the room's tall ceilings. A custom console table connects to the piece and gives the owners another drop-zone for mail and keys.
Bold charcoal paint covers the walls, millwork, even the ceiling in this contemporary home office. Black and white draperies call attention to the tall windows, while a white lacquered desk provides a modern contrast to the walls. An animal hide rug continues the color scheme and adds a touch of whimsy.
For this powder room, the homeowner wanted a crisp, minimal space that maximizes storage and has a fun, contemporary midcentury vibe. The look was achieved with a sleek, wooden vanity and chrome sconces. Dark, charcoal paint helps the trim pop.
Designers loved the color charcoal in this home, but feared that it would make smaller spaces, like this powder room, too dark, so they remedied their worries by taking advantage of the natural light in the space brought in by a large window over the tub. They, then, added white fixtures and white wall details to further add light to the space. An elegant crystal chandelier adds the perfect finishing touch.
This kitchen features a surprising gray and white palette. The barstools and cabinets have been painted charcoal gray. Black and white graphic wallpaper, stainless steel appliances and a mod chandelier add sizzle.
Black paint with charcoal trim adds drama and transforms the exterior of this contemporary home built in 1974, previously painted a neutral tan brown color. “To make sure the house fit in with the really nice modern homes up in this part of the country, we wanted to go with a black exterior,” says designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
The new first-floor master suite includes a spacious bedroom with wall paint in a soothing cool-tone gray offset by a classic Persian rug in bold red and a king-sized bed with substantive wooden bedframe and button-tufted headboard, both in charcoal gray.
Make a statement in the entry with paint colors, furnishings and accents that are a sneak peek of what's featured throughout the house. Here, the gold and white combo of the lamp, ceiling and stools are deliciously fresh against charcoal gray walls.
This dramatic cottage dining area features charcoal gray walls and a coat of black paint on the hardwood floor. The room is a good example of how dark walls can help a small or narrow space feel more intimate.
Painting the home black and using charcoal as an accent color on the trim work gives this 1970’s home a modern facelift. The dark colors also highlight the windows and highlight the home’s striking angles and roofline.
Black bookshelves contrast against the white brick fireplace and provide a display for the homeowners' books and accessories. The wall above the fireplace is painted a dark charcoal so that the flat-screen TV almost disappears and doesn't compete with the design of the space.
Ivory wall paint brings a youthful hue to this sitting room in Arizona. Patterned wall panels are subtle but add life to the space and play with a charcoal gray contemporary daybed and transitional leather chair. Throw pillows, a floral citron rug and Helser drapery hardware pull the room together through pattern and color.
Rather than use wallpaper to achieve a patterned effect in this San Diego tea and juice bar, designer Corrine Maggio hired a graffiti artist to paint a black-and-charcoal design and tag the wall with the bar's name.
This radiant deck was painted in a dark charcoal color for a chic, contemporary look. A wooden wingback chair looks elegant and practical for the outdoor space, and four stools which look like cogs fit together to make a unique coffee table.