Contemporary Black Metallic Kitchen With Red and White Bar Chairs
This contemporary kitchen features a black grated wall, black door and cabinet, and shiny black countertop. The hanging lights mirror the grate design of the wall. The red and white bar chairs upholstered with asian-inspired fabric with nailhead trim add a vibrant contrast to the dark kitchen.
Window Nook With Black Accordion Curtains, Fur-Draped Chair and Globe Pendant Over White Table
Black accordion curtains blend with the black wall paint in this stylish window nook. The sleek white table grabs attention against the black walls and black wood flooring. A faux fur chair cover and a knitted floor cushion add lovely texture to the design. A globe pendant light hangs over the table decorated with fuchsia flowers and red books for added color.
This Big Sky, Mont., house is separated into the main living area and the guest wing. The guest area is designed so that it can be shut off from the rest of the house when unoccupied and set back to a lower temperature when not in use. Additionally, the two wings of the house bend in order to capture the best views of the river and create a protected entry courtyard.
Contemporary Black Kitchen With Chevron Backsplash
Geometric glass tiles add extra drama to the black, enameled cabinets in the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014 butler's pantry, designed by Steven Miller. The space features integrated storage and display to please the home chef.
Small Yet Striking Bathroom With Herringbone Tile Walls
Originally constructed in 1909, this small master bathroom could not be expanded in terms of space. By embracing dark, moodier colors and installing gleaming tile surfaces and chrome finishes, the room was given a larger personality.
Contemporary Gray and White Bar with Black Seating Area
A metal sculpture is displayed on a white pedestal next to a contemporary gray and white bar. A sleek black table with matching chairs sits on top of a white animal hide rug creating a sophisticated spot to entertain or relax.
It's official: Plain Jane home offices are a thing of the past. This dedicated work space eschews the basic white background in favor of matte black walls, leather armchairs, a velvet sofa and a chic, geometric coffee table.
Black Contemporary Dining Room With Yellow Chandelier
Black floral wallpaper sets the dramatic tone in this contemporary dining room. The color scheme of the wallpaper is further accented by the bright yellow chandelier and curtains and the blue dining chairs.
Sophisticated Contemporary Kitchen With Sleek Black Cabinets
Textured stainless steel mosaic tile on the bar and backsplash creates a dynamic contrast within this contemporary European kitchen and emphasizes the sleek finishes in the space. Acrylic barstools add to the urban sophistication of the room, and one-of-a-kind hand-blown glass pendants add pops of color.
Museums and galleries may display art against stark, white walls, but black can showcase favorite pieces even better. Case in point, this contemporary space designed by architect Bryant Alsop. “Walls and cabinetry in Dulux paints’ Domino color creates visual depth and provides a moody backdrop for the client’s artwork and furniture,” he says. “Extending almost the entire length of the house, the color provides a unifying element connecting each of the individual spaces.”
Deep hues and industrial details create a dining room with both punch and sophistication. An eclectic centerpiece gets its wow factor from fresh flowers in eye-popping colors that create a striking contrast with the dark walls. The classically inspired modern chairs add to the home's gothic-chic vibe.
Black Bedroom With Damask Wallpaper and Black Chandelier
Layers and patterns in black and white define this dark, sophisticated bedroom. Black walls expand the room, blurring the visual edges of the space. Damask-patterned wallpaper provides visual interest while a large gray headboard and bed helps to break up the all-black walls. Mirrored nightstands and a large, dramatic black chandelier add glamor to this luxurious space.
Stylish Living Room With Brick Wall, Mixed Contemporary Seating and Fuchsia Accents
A painted black wood floor and black window nook create a smooth and stylish look and allow the brick wall to pop in this contemporary living room. A black sofa is decorated with a mix of patterned black and white throw pillows and accented with a pair of velvet fuchsia pillows complimented by the table decoration in the window nook.
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.