A monochromatic color scheme creates a fresh look for the kitchen. Light gray walls set the tone for the design, finished with crisp, white cabinets and two kitchen islands in black. Waterfall granite surrounds one island, while the other features a smooth, gray countertop. Black, white and gray mosaic tiles form the backsplash to tie in the color palette.
Be inspired by others and accentuate a feature - Choosing a monochromatic color scheme for the exterior of your house, especially that gleaming classic front door, is of course no random choice. And with a traditional pathway like this one, why wouldn’t you want to highlight it with a beautiful colour scheme?
A monochromatic color scheme provides an immediate sense of calm and order. Go with a long run of the same plant or experiment with different shades of your chosen color. Foliage beneath trees tends to be lush and green to capture the maximum amount of light, the whites and pale shades stand out even more against the green.
In a room with floor-to-ceiling wood paneling, a traditional wooden desk and brown leather sofa help create a sensible monochromatic color palette. A single woven rug both adds an unexpected pop of color and gives the space a collected look.
Peeking through a side window allows a detailed look into this traditional sitting room. Where neutral walls and furniture create a soothing, monochromatic palette, blue accents and artwork give the space a touch of color.
Tiled walls in an oceanic blue hue, plus a mosaic border with a soothing wave pattern, give this powder room an elegant beach-inspired look. Designer Allison Rejeanne used luxurious marble cut into various mosaics to create a chic and sophisticated bathroom.
Take a tone-on-tone approach to your fall table with an ensemble packed with shades and tints of the same color. To keep the overall look from becoming flat, introduce a mix of materials through glassware, textiles, vessels and wooden accessories.
This rental kitchen has sunlight flooding in, so HGTV Design Star contestant Jordan Cappella went with a dark, monochromatic gray paint for the cabinets to create a huge impact. It can easily be painted back to white when the tenant leaves.