Color Inspiration: Dark Wallpaper

While watching the season premiere of Boardwalk Empire this Sunday, I kept focusing on the wallpaper that popped up. Much of it was dark and moody (a la gangsters and illicit trade), but it all had a refined style befitting homeowners with deep pockets. Even if prohibition isn't your thing, perhaps you can get behind some pretty, dark wallpaper.

1. Minakani "Carpathes" in Milk Magazine
2. Farrow & Ball "Lotus" in Lonny
3. Ferm Living "Wilderness"
4. and 5. Jim Thompson Fabrics "Byzance" and "Jim's Dream"

6. Navy grasscloth by Peter Frank via Chinoiserie Chic
7. Deborah Bowness "Genuine Fake Bookshelf" in The Selby
8. Nina Campbell "Perroquet" in the home of AB Chao

(Images: As linked above)

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Kim has been sharing creative projects and ideas as a Contributor to Apartment Therapy since 2010. Her writing highlights stylish, budget-friendly solutions to common household problems. Kim is a fluent French speaker and a houseplant enthusiast.