Black and white bedroom ideas

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  • A monochrome palette is a fantastic choice for your bedroom. From Art Deco-inspired designs to 1960s modernism and minimalist trends from the 90s to modern day – monochrome never its appeal. Black-and-white décor has a timeless quality.

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    A black-and-white themed bedroom works really well mixed with the more muted shades of grey. A great idea could be to to choose a dove-grey patterned wallpaper and a customised black headboard tied in with a black floor lamp. The design can be accessorised to great effect with a monochrome floral duvet cover, a mohair grey throw and a citrus cushion for a pop of colour.

    For a hotel-style feel to your bedroom, go for stark white walls as a simple backdrop and choose silk bedlinen with plumped up pillows and black silk cushions. To complete the look add black bedside tables and lampshades.

    A monochrome guest bedroom is a great choice as it suits both masculine and feminine styling. Add extra interest to white walls with a large mirror that will also increase the feeling of room size through its reflected space. Team this décor with pinstriped bedlinen and luxurious velvet black cushions.

    If you are thinking of adding a minimalist touch to your monochrome bedroom why not choose a dramatic platform bed, teamed with fresh white bedlinen. Marry this look with a glossy wooden floor – keep accessories to a minimum with concealed storage within the bed frame.

    For a softer look, pale blue walls are very effective teamed with a patterned carpet. Choose a modern black double bed and furniture with clean lines. Contrast this décor with white bedlinen and bold patterned cushions – a duck-egg blue throw will marry the whole look together.

    Introduce a delicate feel to a monochrome bedroom scheme with lace bedlinen, linen cushions and sheer curtains. Opt for a black mohair or faux-fur throw on the bed teamed with a pale-grey suede or sheepskin rug.

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