Design ideas for a contemporary formal living room in London with black walls and a standard fireplace.

PROJECT 2Contemporary Living Room, London

Design ideas for a contemporary formal living room in London with black walls and a standard fireplace. —  Houzz
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Dawn Cooper wrote:24 Oct 2016
  • Sam Potter
    I've seen the same photo in a magazine where the colours are really different, so not sure what the 'actual' colour is, it might just be whatever the person who manipulated thought looked nice. Having said that it's a lot like the fake downpipe in my living room.
  • PRO

    Could be Off Black. It looks darker than Downpipe. So hard to tell as everything is now filtered.

Deepali Agrawal wrote:3 Dec 2014
  • Enid Howatt

    No answer to my question, that isnt helpful!!!

  • Graham Herbert

    want the chair, cant find it or anything like it online. please put us out of our misery

David Mollart wrote:3 May 2019
    lisastophy wrote:15 Oct 2015
      Josh Carter wrote:3 Jan 2015

        What Houzz contributors are saying:

        Victoria Harrison added this to How Do I Brighten Up My Dark Living Room for Summer?2 Mar 2018

        Add cheery colour to dark cornersThis living room is undeniably dark and dramatic, but it stays the right side of gothic thanks to the cluster of bright, cheery accessories along the mantelpiece and the vase of sunshine yellow flowers sparkling out of the dark. In fact, the charcoal walls actually serve to magnify their impact by creating such a contrasting backdrop for them to shine against.To create a similar effect and banish any hint of gloom, sort through your accessories, borrow some from other rooms if you need to, and create a bright display along a mantelpiece or in an alcove to bring life to shadowy corners. It’s also a good excuse to treat yourself to a large bunch of the brightest, most cheerful flowers you can find; go for height and volume to make the biggest impact.

        Sarah Warwick added this to 10 Times Propping Up Pictures Was Better Than Hanging Them22 Feb 2018

        Dress a mantelAn artwork that could look lost hung above a mantelpiece can become a perfectly sized element within a group display if it’s rested against the wall. Here, the arrangement shuns symmetry, but the painting and the tall blue vessel are balanced in height for a pleasing effect, while the selection of sizes for the remainder of the pieces leads the eye around the group. Styling tip: Note how the painting’s colours are repeated among the collection of objects as well to create a harmonious whole.

        Kate Burt added this to 27 Ideas for Decorating Your Fireplace Wall13 Feb 2018

        2. Mix your erasThis blackish/navy blue has a rather serious air, especially when paired with the grand marble fire surround. You could easily go for a combination like this, then build on it by choosing period-sensitive furniture in gently complementary colours – more pale grey, or white woodwork, for example. The design twist comes in a couple of ways: one, in the form of the vibrant yellow and the jewel-coloured velvet upholstery. Two, in that the furniture and accessories are distinctly midcentury rather than antique. The dark-painted skirting boards add a non-traditional edge, too.Here’s why we’re going nuts for velvet sofas

        Victoria Harrison added this to These Trends Will be Hot in 2018 (According to Top UK Bloggers)5 Jan 2018

        Greenery“This has been emerging as a trend over the past couple of years or so, and I think 2018 is when it’s going to explode fully onto the interiors scene.“More and more people are bringing plants and foliage into their homes – perhaps as an antidote to our increasingly stressful urban lives – and I see this spilling over into everything from plant-print wallpapers to fabric patterns. “As an extension of this, green upholstery is also set to become a major trend, particularly velvet in deep shades of forest green.” Abi Dare, These Four WallsNew-ish to houseplants? Here’s how not to kill them

        What Houzzers are commenting on:

        Nicola Brown added this to Blu interiors scrapbook13 hours ago

        Not sure about the emerald green, but the rest is powerful

        kokosch_k added this to Ideas de kokosch_k5 May 2019

        * ovako nekako i ja to zamišljam.

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