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How to Balance The Black and White Living Room

When it comes to designing a living room in a black and white color scheme, it can be a challenge to balance the two colors in order to create a space that feels cozy and welcoming, rather than cold and sterile.

Here are 5 tips for achieving the perfect balance in a black and white living room:

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1. Add pops of color:

Use accent pieces such as throw pillows, rugs, curtains or artwork to inject color into the space. This will help soften the sharp contrast between black and white.

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2. Incorporate texture:

Use materials such as wood, leather, and textiles to add warmth and depth to the room. This will help create a more welcoming and inviting space.

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3. Vary the shades of black and white:

Use different shades of black and white to create a sense of contrast without making the room feel too stark. For example, use a shade of gray or cream to help soften the contrast.

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4. Mixing patterns:

Mixing different patterns can help add texture and visual interest to a black and white living room. Consider adding a patterned rug, throw pillows or curtains to break up the starkness of the space.

Picture from Lulu and Georgia

5. Use lighting:

Use lighting fixtures such as lamps or sconces to create a balanced ambiance in the room. This will help to soften the contrast between black and white while also creating a cozy atmosphere.

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