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Energetic colors usually give strong personality to the ambient they are put in. And Black is one of those!

It is elegant and sharp. But it doesn’t fit to each house or room, we suggest to apply it in very bright spaces, even if not extremely wide. If in your apartment the kitchen and living room are set up as an open space with big floor-to-ceiling window, then it could be a good chance to add some sexy sleek black to your place.






How? Starting with the kitchen, painting a wall with a black chalkboard paint. It become a stylish graphic element, matching any style of your kitchen.

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It is important to prepare the surface with an high-quality primer and buy the right amount of paint in order to have enough to blend it evenly on the wall.

The furniture surrounding has to be possibly white, glossy and in general with bright color. Stainless steel is also a good combination, to give a very trendy post-industrial look

A great example is a kitchen combination with white cabinets and with a black matte countertop (charcoal) and stainless steel appliances. Essential.

This set up gain more value with a rustic dining table with hi-tech steel chair, matching different models and colors eventually

Everything combined with a clear bright floor, tending to white.

It’s always good to play and dare with mix-and-match colors and materials.



What if you have a hardwood floor with red/maroon hues? This could be the final result. Not bad, isn’t it?


Actually it matches very good with a boho/vintage style too, adding handwritten text lines on the walls and giving that interesting retro look.


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  • […] One of the solutions we really like involve the removal of the old tiles covering, reshaping the wall and using a enamel painting in order to make the backsplash waterproof and washable. If you are looking for something particular, you can choose a chalkboard paint to use the wall as a writing board. Check our post about chalkboard black paint […]

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