A boring fireplace and recessed niche is transformed into a polished focal wall featuring a gleaming wood panel displaying a large wall-mount television. Wires are cleanly tucked behind for a sleek look. The fireplace received a tile surround.
Two neutral dressers with matching floral-inspired mirrors and modern white table lamps flank the bed in this elegant, gray guest bedroom. Textured gray and neutral wallpaper creates a sophisticated monochrome color palette.
This luxurious master bedroom features a monochrome color palette mixed with elegant, plush textures. The bedding and walls are in a soft gray, which pairs perfectly with the white tufted sofa across from the bed.
Neutral cabinets and marble countertops make a classic-and-clean combination in this open kitchen. A patterned backsplash adds a little energy to the room and keeps the space from feeling too monochrome.
Gradations of monochrome interwoven with splashes of gold, pattern and texture dress up this foyer on display in the 2014 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. A modular bench keeps a low profile beneath a sparking chandelier, while making room for guests in the entryway.
This entirely unexpected modern cabin in Muscoda, Wisconsin is even more arresting for its striking black exterior. The vacation home is featured in Phaidon's tribute to the history and modern examples of black clad architecture, Black: Architecture in Monochrome.
Before, too many shades of gray made this master bedroom feel cold and monochrome. So designer Edyta Czajkowska decided to break up the space with punches of black in the light fixture, artwork and headboard. Lightly colored patterned accents offer additional interest without being distracting.
This modern black-and-white living space in Brooklyn, NY, showcases a wall of framed monochrome photos with an elegant console table in the center. A red velvet armchair brings a pop of color to the space with a decorative throw pillow and plush faux rug beneath.
Creating a gallery wall filled with your children’s artwork is easy and will give a colorful and personal touch to any room. Keep it simple and let the art be the focus with monochrome matted frames in assorted sizes.
Neutral, textured carpeting and furniture give this inviting gray guest room a sophisticated feel. Floral-inspired gray wallpaper provides a soft, monochrome color palette that works perfectly with the neutral dresser that doubles as a nightstand. A studded velvet bench sits at the foot of the bed.