There is a certain sense of power that is reflected by the contrasting hues — black and white. Playing with ‘light and dark’ is perhaps the easiest concept one can adopt in respect to decorating a home. It’s simple; it’s clean.
An advantage of this everlasting interior style is that there are several ways of incorporating it into our humble abode. The first step is to invest in soft goods like pillows, bedding, tablecloths, throws and rugs. We have our eyes set on the tyre track rug by Smartville for BoConcept.
Working with an existing scheme makes things tougher. So grab a bucket of black paint and make a day of refurbishing your dining room. You needn’t overdo the look by coordinating every single item to the colour scheme. Your everyday white crockery will certainly pop in such a setting. The tropical printed set from Zara Home is perfect for the season.
Portraying a message on your clothes is in! The trend has extended to home décor as well. Who hasn’t noticed the ‘Ctrl-Alt-Del’ sofa cushions on Two and a Half Men? This trend is great to work with typewriter fonts. A fun take on this is the crockery from @home that helps you categorise your plates and jars based on its purpose.
Nothing says ‘ageless’ like black frames with monochrome images. THE One has just the thing for those who can’t get enough of this style.
If you’re looking for a new way to stack up your collection of books, it would help to take a look at Roche Bobois’ unique wall units.
The classic duo
We know most of our house-proud readers were waiting for spring and summer to add a splash of colour to their homes.
However, not every room needs to look like a rainbow used to live there.
The black and white combination is a timeless style that leaves a lot of room for your creativity to be displayed.
Those who can accommodate a major revamp ought to have a look at Versace Home’s new wallpaper collection.
The Herald print presents luxurious floral scrolls, adding a hint of romance to the ambience of a stylish home.