The Elegance of Black

Sometimes you simply want a visual resting place.

A calming view, a vision of rest – freeing your visual mind of the clutter of the day. Sure you can use the neutrals of white, cream, beige and taupe.  They will ge the job done certainly.  But since you were never “neutral”, you elect to go a different direction and choose black as your calming color influence.

But where do you start?

Below are some of my favorite articles championing the color of black in decor!  These will get you started making your choices – and deciding where to introduce the calm into your space.

Paint It Black: The Glory of Dark Interiors

  • by Bea Pila

Black, White & Not a Bit Boring: 13 Fresh Ways to Get Black & White Right


Bedrooms that Get Black & White Just Right


A Designer’s Guide to Decorating in Black and White

  • by Coral Nafie

Decorating with Black and White

  • by Suzanne Childress