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Is it Halloween and the black around? Is it the fall and the fact that black can be so grounding and, strangely, warming? Well. I've had black back on my mind. The color, too often considered too dark, can strangely help brighten a room, give it a classy edge, and provide a strong base or edge. Black is bold. Black is timeless. And this may seem an unusual attribute for black but: black is fun.
This brilliant addition of black adds a sleek, classy dimension to this great and simple room.
The orange pleasantly stands out as art in this setting.
The two different floors balance the room and its black accessories. Love the gray carpet, love the tiling.
Fresh white bedding on the lighter bed frame contrast so well with the black, and inverted look of light walls and a dark mahogany-or-darker-shaded wood headboard.
Here the room is still kept light with black being the main accent color and used to add detailing like in the curtains.
A bright room kept grounded with black.
More brilliant shades of gray, from white to black. Like an ensemble of clothing, neutral and sleek tones keep the feeling of sophistication.
This fantastic popular photo. For a work room, a space with children, or a guest wall for your house guest's comments, a chalkboard wall can be an unusual black addition. Opt for the black rather than the green chalkboard paint available at paint stores. When not written on, the wall is sleek and black.
Various shades and textures of black add much detail to this living room without giving it a complicated look.