Pinterest has been awash recently with gorgeous dark and brooding interior images. Once the domain of the “feature wall” navy, plum and teal tones throughout the home are storming the internet and the paint manufacturers are stocking the shelves. Intelligent lighting, blended antique and modern furniture with soft textured fabrics have transformed these once bleak, cold and gothic tones into inviting, sophisticated and warm spaces.
But going dark is not without its challenges. Just a few we have experienced are listed below:
Dark coloured walls can be incredibly rewarding. They have long been sort after by collectors. The contrast they provide with lighter shaded art works really makes them stand out. Anything displayed in a darker room and well lit will instantly draw you over and make you notice more detail. So if you have invested in art, collectables, furniture and furnishings such as nice curtains, the darker tones can really highlight them and show them off in a way a lighter room never will. Go on, be brave…
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