Trend Spotting: Black Walls

Trend Spotting: Black Walls

98cac5b8824ffa9dfec076061c9bc13f5981f2d1?w=240&h=240&fit=crop
Nancy Mitchell
Aug 22, 2011
When dealing with small spaces, as many apartment dwellers are, the conventional wisdom has always been: painting the walls a light color will make the room seem bigger. But lately, I can't help wondering if decorators are getting white fatigue. I keep coming across photo after photo of gorgeous black interiors. These rooms are so different than what I would've thought - they're sophisticated, full of light, and not at all drab. And I can't help admiring how artwork really pops on a dark background. What do you think - would you paint your walls black? First Row: 1. Lonny 2. Rue 3. Rue 4. Domino via Brides 5. Design*Sponge Second Row: 6. Lonny 7. Domino via Brides 8. Design*Sponge 9. Adore 10. Lonny Images: As credited above.
Created with Sketch.