If you are looking to create a statement in your living room, try adding something bold, such as black walls for a dramatic affect. Adding black to your room can create an ambiance or mood, it is timeless and can blend well with other colors.
You can paint your whole room with black or just an accent wall to make your interior really stand out.
Your interior will not be gloomy if you add contrast or some bold pops of color in the furnishings or accessories. Painting your living room with black walls can be a daring design decision and if you are considering it, we have a collection of images that will help to inspire you. Transitional style living room in a Nashville, Tennessee home evokes a warm and masculine feel.
In this living room black walls add contrast and sophistication, yet plenty of natural light keeps the space feeling bright and airy. This sophisticated living room features a luxurious Juel sofa in the color Indigo.
This gorgeous living room features black walls that really pops against the white fireplace, built-ins and crown molding.
A bachelor pad in New Orlean’s French Quarter works well with the white chairs brightening up the dark walls. The Robert Abbey 6-Light Bling Chandelier adds a touch of luxury along with the ceiling medallion and tufted velvet sofa. Love the contrast in this living room of the black walls with the mustard yellow sofa.
The glossy black paneling in this living room conceals the television and media equipment while framing the fireplace. Antique art decorates the wall, adding visual interest to this living room in Seattle, Washington. A country home in Millerton, New York features a black painted, vertical shiplap accent wall that contrasts nicely with the white trim. This apartment in Greenwich Village, New York features glossy black walls paired with elements of amber, gold, and bronze that were tempered with steely gold and icy platinum for an unexpected color scheme.
The black walls in this Texas living room serves as a backdrop to the colorful art, graffiti settee and vintage Sciolari chandelier. Benjamin Moore’s Universal Black and Dove White will give you a similar paint color combination.
It adds a piece of urban streetscape and focal point to this living room. This living room screams sophisticated, with a dramatic combination of light and dark. The sofa is black velvet constructed by Judy’s Custom Workroom in Aliso Viejo, California.
This farmhouse style living room is painted in Black Knight 2136-10 | Benjamin Moore, high gloss with reclaimed pine shutters, and mid-century modern furniture next to an antique Old Hickory table.
The black walls in this room works that to balanced light coming into this space from multiple sides. The colorful artwork on the wall was sourced from Cheryl Hazan Gallery NYC.
The artwork on the dark accent wall was an easy DIY project by the designer. Illuminating this dark and dramatic living room is a pair of Flores Chandeliers with an antique brass/clear glass finish, from Uber Interiors. Grounding the space is a black & grey Eichholtz Caton area rug from Oroa Furniture. The coffee table is hand made by Enrico König, found on Kurve.
The Lindsey Adelman branch chandelier adds a stunning focal point to this living room. A contrasting color scheme of dark walls and white ceiling and trim adds visual interest.
The roman numeral wall clock was sourced from a store in British Columbia called Urban Barn. The white resin deer head on the wall can be found at West Elm or Z Gallerie. An Arco marble floor lamp provides reading light over the sofa. A high glamour penthouse in San Francisco, California features a sofa bed from Baker covered in Christopher Hyland black mohair fabric. The chairs are from Ironies, while the fabric is a linen velvet from Ralph Lauren available from the Kravet showroom.