Interior Design Color Trend: Black and White

5 years ago
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A big color trend that we are seeing in the interior design world is the combination of black and white.  Black and white was everywhere during Fall Fashion Week 2012, showcasing Spring 2013 fashion trends.  And you may remember my post on Christy's trip to Brizo's Fashion Week Event, Jason Wu's runway show for Spring 2013 consisted mainly of a black and white color scheme.

 

Jayme Thornton Photography

It's also popping up everywhere in industry magazines and at various interior design trade shows.  Black and white is a classic color scheme that will always stand the test of time.  It's always the trusted go-to look for fashion, and is beginning to be a staple go-to look for interior design.  You just cannot go wrong with black and white!

 

Black and white has been a backdrop for interior design for centuries, from the flooring at Versailles Grand Trianon...

 

Versailles The Grand Trianon

 

 to this modern bathroom designed by Christian May...

 

Christian May, photographer John Ellis California Home and Design

 

Black and white is popping up in the showrooms as well!

 

 

 

 House Beautiful Chair Chase 2013 theme was Old Hollywood Glamour, and what better way to describe that era than black and white!

 

 

 

Zoe Murphy Design via 

Kelly Wearstler

 

Tile at Filmore Clark in LA

Steven Gambrel

 

Zoe Murphy Design

 

Donghia showroom in L.A. has an entire area with black and white as the backdrop for soft purples and grays.

 

 

Beautiful pieced cocktail table in black glass and polished nickel at Donghia's L.A. showroom.

 

 

 

Interior Architect Remy Meijers via 

 

Designer Tobi Fairley, photographer Werner Straube, Traditional Home

 

Celerie Kemble via blog, photographer Hulya Kolabas

 

Tiles I'm thinking of using for one of my client's bathrooms...black and white so classic!

 

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Black doors with this gorgeous white stencil design!

 

via

 

What do you think?  Are you a fan of black and white?  

 

Best,

 

 

 

Houston, TX 77070

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