Dark, and especially black walls, scare the owners of apartments — it seems that with them the space will look gloomy and will significantly decrease in size. Yes, creating a black interior is not easy, it is a kind of challenge, but it can look stylish and noble if you use smart design techniques.
one Add light
The combination of black and white is not in vain considered a classic — it looks advantageous in any style and visually balances the space. Dilute the black interior with light (not necessarily white) details — and it will immediately come to life.
Furniture, floor, ceiling, curtains can be light — even small light details will already make a dark interior look different.
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2 Add brightness
Black, like white, goes well with many colors, so you can dilute the dark interior with colored furniture and accessories. They will shade black and will look even more advantageous against its background.
As accents, it is better to use deep or complex colors — they will not “simplify” the situation.
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3 Decorate the room with art
It is known that black is a wonderful background for paintings. So, if you decide to make an interior in this color, do not forget to hang them on the wall. Alternatively, photos and posters can be used.
By the way, painting is another way to dilute a dark room with bright colors.
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four Take care of the lighting
Under different lighting, black can play differently. Create several lighting scenarios in the room so that it can change as you wish; focus on interesting dark textures; just add some light so the space doesn’t look gloomy.
If you want to make the room look more spacious, light alone may not be enough. Add reflective surfaces — mirrors, gloss — they will help visually increase the space.
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5 Buy gold accessories
This, of course, is not about precious metals, but about decorative elements in gold color. Not only is gold one of the main interior trends of recent times, it also looks very stylish in combination with black. And an extra reflective surface in a dark room also does not hurt.
If yellow gold is not to your liking, try experimenting with other metals: rose gold, copper, brass. We have already talked about how to add such metal details to a modern interior.
6 Create an original interior
Background black is an infrequent guest in city apartments, and even in country houses. Use this property of his to create an unusual interior. For example, complement a dark room with furniture and accessories with a non-trivial design.
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Or combine items from different styles, such as a classic sofa and a loft-style table. Eclecticism in fashion — act!
7 Green interior
The plant has an almost magical ability to refresh the interior, including those decorated in black. Add some flowers in pots or bouquets in vases and the space will immediately stop looking gloomy.
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eight Combine different shades of black
And the last tip is suitable for real daredevils — decorate the room exclusively in black, but in its different shades (charcoal, dark gray). Such a monochrome interior with a skillful approach will look very stylish.
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And yet, we do not recommend using this technique for rooms in which you spend a lot of time: bedroom, living room, kitchen. Try to start with the bathroom — a design in the total black style can be appropriate in it, it will not have time to get bored and start to annoy.
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