The trend of the season is elegant monochrome (65 photos): a selection of luxurious options for black and dark wallpaper for the interior

Black wallpaper creates a special atmosphere in the design of the room

Black wallpaper creates a special atmosphere in the design of the room

Often creating an interior design, the owners dream of making a unique creation, providing an unexpected effect, and the like. The main task is to surprise not only others, but even your own expectations. One of the non-standard solutions is the use of black wallpaper for wall decoration. Do not think that this option will be gloomy and repulsive, find out more about such an effective technique..

Yellow textiles will help make the interior more contrasting.

Yellow textiles will make the interior more contrasting

How to use?

Wallpaper, like any option for wall decoration, should be selected very carefully. Having opted for black, for many a dark color, it is important to maintain a balance. This shade is very strong, noticeable, catchy, therefore it is allowed to use it only fragmentarily, otherwise the feeling in the room will not be pleasant.

Scandinavian style country house living room interior

Scandinavian style country house living room interior

Cozy living room with a small work area

Cozy living room with a small work area

Important! Black has no midtones, but do not think that this will make such wallpapers boring. In fact, their assortment in stores is amazing – they are very different and interesting..

Remember that using too much black leads to a visual reduction in space, which is highly undesirable even in very large rooms. In addition, it is not recommended to make a monotonous finish, without patterns or a certain relief on a dark canvas..

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Sometimes a person seeks, using such a solution, to create a strict, laconic view of the space, but in this case one cannot do without dilution with bright interior details, and they should be contrasting. The options are:

  1. White doors.
  2. Light furniture, textiles on curtains.
  3. High skirting boards in any other color.
  4. Another original solution – polyurethane snow-white baguettes under the ceiling.

Concrete ceiling in a modern interior

Concrete ceiling in a modern interior

3D panels for ceiling decoration

3D panels for ceiling decoration

But still, they are more often used as an accent on just one wall or even part of it, often in the central one. Sometimes this is how the head of the bed is distinguished – the place where the sofa will become or the TV will be placed. With this option, possible rearrangements will be somewhat complicated, since the placement of certain objects in the room is tied to the central element – black wallpaper. Violation of the order leads to a complex visual perception of the room.

Important! Many colors are combined with black, as well as with white, but when it comes to wallpaper for wall decoration, beige, silver, gold, bronze shades will be the best companions. The latter option will especially ennoble the interior, make it luxurious..

Lighting issue

Often the walls support the lighting style. So, light wallpaper, reflecting natural or artificial light, will make the room brighter and larger. If the question concerns a dark finish, then there is a special requirement for the quality of lighting, especially in the evening..

Beautiful bedroom decorated in a loft style

Beautiful bedroom decorated in a loft style

A large mirror will not only make the room brighter, but also visually make it larger.

A large mirror will not only make the room brighter, but also visually enlarge it.

Among the features are:

  1. Large windows that provide plenty of natural light.
  2. Do not use thick, massive curtains..
  3. In addition to the central chandelier, wall lamps are needed precisely on the wall in question..
  4. LED backlight looks original and fresh.
  5. Unusually, but effective were spotlights that need to be directed at a dark wall. It is optimal to hang a picture or panel on it.

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Important! A technique that will help solve the problem with light is the use of a mirrored, chrome, glass surface or several of them. It is optimal to hang a mirror, and not a standard rectangular one, but, for example, a round one with a spherical effect.

Do not forget that the comfort of staying in the room depends on high-quality lighting. For the completeness of the effect, different techniques should be implemented..

Wall decor with mirrors

Wall decor with mirrors

Mirrors will help solve the problem with a lack of lighting

Mirrors will help solve the problem of lack of lighting

Compliance with one style or another

Black is not dominant in any of the existing interior styles, but in some it can be used. It is suitable for the room of a purposeful, courageous and domineering person. Not suitable for teenagers or people prone to depression.

Advice! This option is unlikely to be chosen by someone who has a fear of the dark, otherwise discomfort is guaranteed..

Bright decor elements in a black interior

Bright decor elements in a black interior

Advice! A successful balance can be created by combining black with pastel shades and bright accents. Black is more often used as background.

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Classics and hi-tech

As for the styles, a combination of black and white is welcomed in high-tech, and there should be a lot of gloss in the design. Classics can be realized in combination with beige, so it will be possible to recreate a warm and pleasant interior. An original combination with a rich pink, which is more relevant for a female bedroom.

Minimalism

Minimalism is another area where the wallpapers in question can show themselves. This is because his asceticism and calmness are exactly what you need. And only here it is allowed to paste over walls or just one wall with monochrome canvases, without ornament and texture.

Neoclassicism and pop art

Neoclassicism and pop art allow the use of such wallpaper, but only if the room contains gold and silver in any form – a chandelier, accessories, furniture. This creates a luxurious and mysterious feeling. Of course, in such an entourage it can be problematic to concentrate and do business..

Fusion bedroom design

Fusion bedroom design

Beautiful bedroom in the art deco style

Beautiful bedroom in the art deco style

Relevant or not?

Not in every room, black wallpaper will be appropriate. Moreover, they are dangerous for the mental state of a person who spends a lot of time in it. This is because even as an accent, such a color can depress.

Black wallpaper should be applied very carefully.

Black wallpaper should be applied very carefully.

They are quite appropriate in spacious rooms, but it is not recommended to paste over the walls with black wallpaper in smaller and chamber rooms:

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Living room. This is a place where the hosts don’t spend too much time, but the original design can impress guests.. A corridor, an entrance hall, a hall – this is the first room that meets guests. It should not be gloomy, repulsive, but on the contrary – cozy and welcoming..
The bedroom. Oddly enough, here they look more than harmonious, especially if this is a sleeping room for spouses. Manages to create an intimate, mysterious environment. Children – here, even in the form of a small accent, they can cause a child’s fear of the dark, aggression.
Cabinet. In this case, it is possible to create an atmosphere of solidity and respectability. The use of semi-glossy canvases will be very useful. Also here it is desirable to pay attention to the wallpaper on which strict geometric ornaments. Bathroom, toilet and other similar small room.

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Wallpaper and mosaics in the design of the hygiene room

Wallpaper and mosaics in the design of the hygiene room

Black color in the children's room is a very bold decision.

Black in the children’s room is a very bold decision.

Important! In the kitchen, you can theoretically paste over just one wall with black wallpaper. But at the same time, the room itself must be large enough. That is, for the average kitchenette in an apartment building, this is not an option..

Interior details

Having chosen such a non-standard solution, you just need to pay attention to furniture and other interior elements. So, black wallpaper with soft furniture of snow-white or any light shade proved to be excellent. Do not hesitate to use glossy, shiny surfaces, mirrors. Of course, all of these elements must be appropriate..

Successful selection of colors in the design of the living room

Successful selection of colors in the design of the living room

The combination of black walls and pastel furniture

The combination of black walls and pastel furniture

Weightless, airy and barely noticeable tulles will create special lightness. If possible, it is advisable to abandon the curtains. This is possible in a private house, if the windows do not overlook the road, or on the upper floors of an apartment.

Output

Black wallpaper is a challenge to traditional ideas about interior decoration. But they can be very successfully beaten and made a really stylish design.!