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May 21, 2018

5 Great Design Ideas For Rooms with Dark Walls

Troubled by the thought of how to design around the dark walls in your room?

Dive into these 5 great tips below on how to make the most of your rooms’ dark interiors now!

1. Savour all the light you can get.

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Avoid furniture that block your window light from spilling in. Also, add mirrors to reflect light into the room. With a room with darker walls, light can get more easily absorbed which is why you should make the most of how much you can get.

2. Go for a vintage style.

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Gather a couple of antique vases. Add a bunch of your old photo frames to fill the walls. Throw in some warm lights. The result? A cozy, sophisticated room to hold your precious memories and relax in for a lazy afternoon.

3. Gold and black make a classy combination.

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PHOTO: SFR Home Staging – Hamilton Scotts

Another way to add of elegance to your room is merging gold and black colours in the room. It radiates a feeling of royalty, together with a tint of aged class.

4. Contrast your furniture colours with your walls.

PHOTO: SFR Home Staging - HDB Unit
PHOTO: SFR Home Staging – HDB Unit

Simply avoid dark-coloured furniture. Contrary to rooms with light-coloured walls, you would not really be looking to blend your furniture into the wall. Instead, choose something that is of the opposite end of the colour wheel, which brings us to our last and final point.

5. When all else fails – white is the way to go.

PHOTO: SFR Home Staging - Duo Residences Condo
PHOTO: SFR Home Staging – Duo Residences Condo

It’s not just the simplest option to go for, it can also fit into almost any colour palette you are looking at for your room.


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