Crisp white trim against ink blue walls and a tribal, chevron rug...gorgeous!

The Design Files - Sydney Home: Suzanne Gorman, Jon McCormick and Family. Love the light wood, deep blue/purple/indigo colour and shiny silver accents.

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dramatic and chic main entry, excellent for N area, love the black paneled wall and the topiaries

A dark-walled restaurant in Mexico City - love the pop of greenery to enliven the space and the graphic pop of the checkerboard floor laid on the diagonal.

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A strong black wall is lightened and energised through a stunning high gloss finish.

A Striking Apartment

In this living room, Designer Miles Redd used multiple colors and pattern that help your eye weave through the space. The blue lacquered walls (in Farrow & Ball’s Hague Blue) unify the space.

Big, beautiful, black...but done with texture.  The walls are a deep charcoal grasscloth paper and the sofas are a beautiful woollen grey.

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Go Dark-Dark walls do the opposite of what you'd expect: They make a small room feel bigger. The tower room in this New York apartment is by designers Kristen Fitzgibbons and Kelli Ford.

Not really the dark side but isn't the fabric on those barstools fantastic!

white kitchen – Photo - Toby Scott, production – Lucy Feagins / The Design Files.

Bold, beautiful, black walls create a surprisingly inviting space.  Elegant and casual at the same time. (BromleyYugeHouse-backdoor- The Design Files)

The Byron Bay home of David Bromley and Yuge Yu. Pics by Toby Scott - Dark and moody foyer / work station - Cowhide rug - Black painted

A sophisticated, greyed turquoise with black and charcoal accents makes for a restful, cool bedroom.

Some of my favourite things are represented by Gubi. The Best light and The Adnet mirror to mention a few. Some of the Gubi goodies are now .