Ask anyone in the creative industry about the power of the color black and you can expect a stream of praising responses. Whether in fashion, beauty or the arts, no one can deny that black will always have its iconic place in terms of creative application, thanks to its elegance, sophistication and effortless simplicity.
Of course, this also applies to interior decoration. While some may feel drawn to using black to dress up their home, it’s a surefire choice to try as long as you stick to practical applications. Read below for all the reasons why black is still a good idea for your home.
It is easier to manage and apply.
So many people are scared to use black due to its boldness, but it is easier to use in interior design as it can effortlessly tie up a space without any further need for additional bells and whistles. Consider this: what do you think is easiest to manage? A kitchen in black and white or a kitchen with multiple colors? With black, your margin for error is less because you don’t have to tinker with too many elements just to cause visual impact.
It adds classy drama anywhere.
Black is the perfect choice if you are looking for minimalist interiors due to its natural elegance and sophistication. Whether you use it over larger parts of a space or just add it as an accent, anything black can effortlessly add drama to anything without bordering on flashy and loud.
It can add depth to your space.
Working with a limited area but want to get the most out of its design? Adding pops of black can trick the eyes into adding depth of space and focus, as it absorbs light rather than reflecting it. Applying this color is ideal if there’s a particular wall, area, or even accent in your home that you want the eyes to automatically direct to.
It’s the perfect “anti-hero” color for white.
Yes, white is the perfect shade if you want something simple and clean, but let’s face it. It can easily get boring if you don’t accessorize it well. Black, on the other hand, can be overwhelming if you take it to extremes, but together these two colors can create the best aesthetic that strikes the sweet spot between minimalist and impressive. The key is to find the right balance between them to achieve this refined and sophisticated look.
“You can have any color, as long as it’s black,” says Henry Ford.
Minimum effort, maximum impact
Do you want an easy way to add drama to your home with minimal effort? Accenting your spot with black is the best way to go. Take, for example, your kitchen. We all know that this part of the house can be hard to manage at times as the activities we do here can easily get messy, so it’s the perfect place to accent with black home essentials that you wouldn’t have. no harm in maintaining visually. Not to mention, the use of black is always stylish and bold, and who doesn’t want to hang out somewhere nice to look at, right?
When done right, the kitchen can also be one of the most comforting places in a home, especially if you create a special nook there, like a coffee nook. The key here is to find the perfect pieces that you can use to dress up the space. Take for example the Breville Black Sesame Barista Express special. Sophisticated and stylish, this limited-edition variant of the best-selling espresso machine combines the quality features the premier home lifestyle brand is known for with class-leading aesthetics that can elevate your coffee nook.
The model, which will only be available for a limited time, will be available for purchase from official Breville Philippines retailers. Those who purchase it can expect the same features the original Barista Express line is known for, such as precise espresso extraction, dose control grinding, and microfoam milk texturing. It’s like having your own coffee experience at home, but with that extra touch of class.
For more details, follow Breville Philippines’ website, as well as Facebook and Instagram channels.
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