25 Black And White Living Rooms That Inspire

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Black and white color scheme is classics that always works – don’t know what colors to use – go monochrome! This color scheme features a right amount of contrast and can be spruced up with any other color and print – everything looks nice with these basics. Today we’ll take a look at some chic black and white living rooms and ways to pull off this color scheme, get inspired!

Styles

You can go for many styles as black and white fit almost anything you can imagine: boho, contemporary, modern, minimalist, Scandinavian, refined glam and so on. Nordic and Scandinavian living rooms are the most frequently seen ones done in black and white, though you may go anything, even farmhouse. You can mix them up, too, for creating a unique living room with its own character.

a chic black and white living room diluted with some natural wood and a crochet rug plus greenery for a welcoming feel

a chic black and white living room diluted with some natural wood and a crochet rug plus greenery for a welcoming feel

a chic black and white living room with graphic artworks, a white sofa, a coffee table and a textural rug

a chic black and white living room with graphic artworks, a white sofa, a coffee table and a textural rug

a chic living room with shelves, a black sectional, a couple of catchy coffee tables and a jute rug

a chic living room with shelves, a black sectional, a couple of catchy coffee tables and a jute rug

a chic Nordic living room with white furniture, some touches of black and a gallery wall, prints are incorporated with a rug

a chic Nordic living room with white furniture, some touches of black and a gallery wall, prints are incorporated with a rug

a chic Scandinavian living room with a blakc fireplac,e neutral furniture, wooden touches and greenery here and there

a chic Scandinavian living room with a blakc fireplac,e neutral furniture, wooden touches and greenery here and there

a contemporary black and white living room with a built-in geometric shelf, a sectional sofa and a black ottoman

a contemporary black and white living room with a built-in geometric shelf, a sectional sofa and a black ottoman

a cozy farmhouse living room in black and white is warmed up with natural wooden furniture and potted greenery

a cozy farmhouse living room in black and white is warmed up with natural wooden furniture and potted greenery

Color Proportions

Find out what amount of each color you are going to use: will it be a moody space or an airy and light-filled one? Dark rooms are very popular, especially elegant and refined black living rooms but you can always refresh such a space with touches of white and creamy. Light-filled and airy rooms never go out of style, you can splash them a bit with black touches – accent walls, some furniture and accessories, pots and other stuff you want. More or less the same proportions of these two colors will give you an extra bold space for sure, this will be a bright space to stay in!

a cozy Scandinavian living room with a marble wall, a built-in fireplace and chic furniture plus potted greenery

a cozy Scandinavian living room with a marble wall, a built-in fireplace and chic furniture plus potted greenery

a fantastic black and white living room with stripes and chevrons, gilded touches for a glam feel and a dried herb arrangement

a fantastic black and white living room with stripes and chevrons, gilded touches for a glam feel and a dried herb arrangement

a gorgeous and luxurious living room in black with creamy furniture and a rug to refresh it and touches of metallics and glass to make it more glam

a gorgeous and luxurious living room in black with creamy furniture and a rug to refresh it and touches of metallics and glass to make it more glam

a gorgeous Scandinavian living room with a gallery wall, a vintage stove, a black sofa and some chic furniture plus greenery

a gorgeous Scandinavian living room with a gallery wall, a vintage stove, a black sofa and some chic furniture plus greenery

a laconic monochromatic living room with white beadboard walls, black furniture and textiles and a stone floor

a laconic monochromatic living room with white beadboard walls, black furniture and textiles and a stone floor

a luxurious black and white living roo with stylish contemporary furniture, black and mirro coffee tables and a dark gallery wall

a luxurious black and white living roo with stylish contemporary furniture, black and mirro coffee tables and a dark gallery wall

a minimalist living room with a built-in firpelace, a sleek platform, black and white furniture and simple lights

a minimalist living room with a built-in firpelace, a sleek platform, black and white furniture and simple lights

a Nordic living room done in white mostly and with some touches of black to make it more contrasting and dramatic

a Nordic living room done in white mostly and with some touches of black to make it more contrasting and dramatic

a Nordic living room with a black fireplace, black and white furniture, a black fan and a white coffee table

a Nordic living room with a black fireplace, black and white furniture, a black fan and a white coffee table

a Nordic living room with a gallery wall on a ledge, a white sofa, leather ottomans and a pack of striped pillows

a Nordic living room with a gallery wall on a ledge, a white sofa, leather ottomans and a pack of striped pillows

How To Spruce Up

Black and white may seem boring but there are several easy ways to avoid neutral looks. The first idea is to add natural wood touches – stained furniture, tree stump stools and wooden benches. The second – and a timeless option – is to refresh the space with potted greenery, greenery is better for refreshing than blooms. Another way to go is to add metallics – lamps, chandeliers and even bed framing. Textiles can be also a nice idea to add texture – fur rugs, chic velvet curtains, fluffy and catchy pillows.

a Nordic living room with a gallery wall, a white stove, a printed rug and a black leather sofa plus greenery

a Nordic living room with a gallery wall, a white stove, a printed rug and a black leather sofa plus greenery

a refined contemporary living room with a sleek black fireplace, a sheer acrylic table and some black touches for drama

a refined contemporary living room with a sleek black fireplace, a sheer acrylic table and some black touches for drama

a refined living room with a white sofa, a large statement artwork, elegant furniture and a folding screen to accent the space

a refined living room with a white sofa, a large statement artwork, elegant furniture and a folding screen to accent the space

a refined Parisian-inspired living room with chic black furniture, a black chandelier and a gallery wall

a refined Parisian-inspired living room with chic black furniture, a black chandelier and a gallery wall

a Scandinavian living room with a black sofa, a small coffee table and a pendant lamp and a gallery wall

a Scandinavian living room with a black sofa, a small coffee table and a pendant lamp and a gallery wall

a Scandinavian living room with a gallery wall, greenery and a coffee table in white plus a gold touch

a Scandinavian living room with a gallery wall, greenery and a coffee table in white plus a gold touch

a stylish living room done in mostly black and graphite grey with touches of white to refresh the space and vintage furniture

a stylish living room done in mostly black and graphite grey with touches of white to refresh the space and vintage furniture

an edgy living room with a gorgeous gallery wall, a black leather sofa, a cluster of pendant lamps and a wooden coffee table

an edgy living room with a gorgeous gallery wall, a black leather sofa, a cluster of pendant lamps and a wooden coffee table