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.
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.
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Looking at it now, it's hard to believe that this space was ever dark or outdated.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 monochromatic color palette creates a soothing, spa-like environment in this contemporary master bedroom. A textured gray wall treatment and quilted white headboard bring tactile appeal to the space, while matching sleek nightstands are paired with hanging pendants for unexpected bedside lighting.
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.
Susan Brunstrum updated this small powder room by using a monochromatic color palette to enlarge the space. Taupe, cream and beige create an unified effect, while a dark wood mirror above the vanity coordinates with the dark wood of the bathroom door. The look is understated but is soft and welcoming.
Elevated yet simple, this master bedroom complements the black and white palette but softens it to fit Los Angeles. By keeping the bed frame on the ground and leaning the art against the walls, the designers made the ceilings seem taller.
A single dash of red from the side chair animates this quiet, subdued living area. The two-tone sofa plays warm against cool for a contemporary offbeat palette, while a trio of framed black and white photos hangs above.
The tropical hues of sea glass inspire the color palette in this fun, children's bedroom. A monochromatic palette with various saturations of blue-green keep the room sophisticated enough for adult guests.