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.
Flanked by matching nightstands and contemporary white lamps, the sleek black bed takes center stage and is dressed in luxurious gray linens. The dresser echos the look of the nightstands with distressed wood and ball-turned details.
Looking at it now, it's hard to believe that this space was ever dark or outdated. With its tall ceilings and expansive windows, the living room called for an unassuming, monochromatic palette that would allow the garden views to be the main attraction. So, designer Veronica Solomon framed the views with willowy curtains in white and then pulled in stylish, neutral furnishings.
The deep orange coloring of the floor rug catches the eye in this bright, white kitchen. Sharp modern lines create intrigue in the design highlighted by natural sunlight coming in from the uncovered windows. A trio of teardrop pendant lines are lined above the large island. A cool, modern canvas finishes the space with fitting decor.
This luxury living room boasts gold accents, metallic finishes and a neutral color scheme that is anything but boring. To avoid a monochromatic color scheme in your space, bump the color of your wall up or down one shade on the color wheel to create a 3-D effect.
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.
A monochromatic color palette can be used in living areas to create a room with timeless appeal. Designer Matthew Patrick Smyth has covered the walls, furnishings and accessories in this living room in similar shades of blue. The monochromatic color palette creates a calm and sophisticated living room design, where the wood and brass elements provide a soft pop of color.