Architectural Digest | August 2023

15 Designer-Approved Ways to Use Black Paint

Think it makes a room smaller? More like it makes a room sleeker

Pair with natural textures

Just because you decorate with black doesn’t mean you can’t create an earthy feel. “I think too many people think black should be paired with white to achieve a modern metropolitan look,” says Ramsey. “But I love black paired with natural textures and materials for a more organic vibe.” That’s exactly the case in this open-concept living area that pairs black with natural wood and plenty of natural light.