{is black the new brown?}


This fascination I have with dark walls started back in April, and it’s still going strong. Apartment Therapy has a great dark wall round-up I’d like to share with you. Make certain you scroll to the end of the article as they have additional photo montages. Pay attention to the sheen of the paints used on the surfaces. I have been seeing a lot more high gloss sheens in shelter magazines. In the past, this would have been a decorating NO-NO. Well, NO more.

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House Beautiful

Are Midwesterners at all interested in this color trend? Reading AT’s comments, it appears their readers are embracing the darker colors. I’ll be using some black accents in my soon to be remodeled bathroom, but I’m not brave enough to go black on all four walls.

Here is a short Q & A with the editor-in-chief, Stephen Drucker, of House Beautiful on the subject of dark walls.

What say you? Is this influenced by the vampire craze?

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Benjamin Moore photo

One Response to “{is black the new brown?}”

  1. {black and blue and gray all over} « Hirshfield's Color Club Says:

    […] run across many, many, black walls. Try My Notting Hill for additional images of black walls.  {is black the new brown}Images of the darker side of Apartment Therapy and a short Q & A with the editor of House […]


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