Gray is the New Black: The New Neutral, in Every Shade

Gray is the New Black: The New Neutral, in Every Shade

Nancy Mitchell
Sep 4, 2014
Shades of gray (and blue!) in an interior from T Magazine.
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Nothing says 'cool' quite like the perfect gray. Whether you prefer a barely-there almost-white or a deep charcoal, there's a shade of gray here for you. Read on for more inspiring interiors.

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A lovely light gray, from One Fine Stay via Desire to Inspire.

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Isn't this room so soothing? Light gray and light pink are a match made in heaven. Spotted on Trendland.

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This warm gray is perfect for a bedroom. From Design Sponge.

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Cool gray in Jenna Lyons' Brownstone, from Domino.

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This wall color + those floors = perfect minimalist haven. Spotted on La Maison d'Anna G.

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I love how impossibly cool all these beautiful architectural details look when painted in an allover shade of medium gray. Spotted on The Design Traveller.

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Gray? And black. And gold? And marble? And charcoal velvet? Yes and yes and yes and yes and yes. From David Hicks.

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Great in a bathroom, too. From The Selby.

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Gray on gray on gray. I like that they painted the radiator to match. That's dedication. Elle Decoration via Home and Delicious.

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A little bit of white balances out a wall of dark gray. From Rue Mag.

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Dark gray is lovely in a light-filled room from Skona Hem. Painting the cabinet the same color as the wall is a nice touch.

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So many things to love about this room. The dark charcoal on the ceiling and walls and the rich jewel tones in the furnishings make for a rich, lush feel. Studio Ko via The D Pages.

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And finally, the darkest of the dark: this cool interior from Est Magazine. I love how the different gray tones layered on top of each other create texture, while the light-colored ceiling (and those lovely windows) keep the room from feeling too somber.

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