Trade Secrets: The Best Black Paint Colors for Any Room

Trade Secrets: The Best Black Paint Colors for Any Room

Mimi Faucett
Aug 28, 2016
(Image credit: Arlyn Hernandez)

Looking to up the drama in your interiors? A go-to for daring designers and decorators, black paint provides an instant jolt and dose of some serious sophistication. And even if you're not ready to go full-volume with ebony walls, architectural accents like window sills and moldings (and don't forget furnishings!) can benefit from the deep hue to add intrigue to just about any room. We combed through our Rolodex of interior designers and color experts to collate 12 no-fail black paints.

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→ Like high contrast at home? Pair your deep blacks with designer-favorite whites.

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