These 15 STUNNING Black and White Home Decor ideas will bring class, beauty, and versatility to your home while sustaining current and evolving design trends.
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Just the way women have their go-to black dress that never goes out of style, the same holds for black and white home decor. This trend has withstood the test of time for decades, making decorating possibilities endless.
Because you can easily mix black and white to follow suit with midcentury, industrial, modern, or farmhouse design trends, you can never go wrong by investing in these jaw-dropping, high-end furniture items. Even boho vibes work with this timeless movement.
Black and white mixes well with silver, gold, brass tones, wood, and ANY pop of color you desire to use, so again, you CANNOT go wrong. According to Elle Decor, a black and white palette allows for several options ranging from subdued to statement-making.
Now that we’ve discussed the importance of how black and white decor can level up ANY home’s style let’s dive into these 15 best-selling classic trends.
15 STUNNING BLACK AND WHITE HOME DECOR IDEAS
1. WHY YOU NEED ONE OF THESE ACCENT CHAIRS
Accent chairs add style and tons of character to any room. These chairs also serve this purpose if you want a pop of sophistication or a popular trendy addition.
This black chair’s style was featured in Houzz’s 50 Best Accent Chairs to own for this year. It can be placed in a living room or office and add a huge degree of design style to your home.
Whether you’re looking for an all-black leather (soft) tufted retro lounge chair or a white modern contemporary armchair, both are drop-dead gorgeous. At the end of the day, it all depends on your personal style.
Shop the links below.
Purchase a Black Leather Tufted Lounge Chair on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black Leather Chair with an Antique Goldtone Frame on AMAZON.
Purchase a White Contemporary Armchair on AMAZON.
2. WHITE MARBLE COFFEE TABLE
This means that a gorgeous block white marble coffee table will last you a lifetime. Not only is it durable, but it’s a stream-lined block of marble, so if brass, golds, or silvers fade out of style, you won’t have a thing to worry about. This captivating piece is 50 inches long guaranteed to glam up your home’s decor.
Purchase a White Marble Block Coffee Table on AMAZON.
Purchase a White Marble Coffee Table with shelves on AMAZON.
Purchase a White Marble Coffee Table with shelves and metal framing on AMAZON.
3. LET’S TALK COUCHES
Since couches are often a main focal point for a room, investing in the right one is essential. Whether you’re shopping for a contemporary BLACK leather sofa or a chic, casual, and sophisticated WHITE couch, these black and white furniture pieces will flawlessly shape any living room’s style.
FYI, the white upholstered sofa (linked below) is offered in four sizes ranging from a 3-piece to a 6-piece.
Purchase a Sectional Sofa in Onyx Black Leather on AMAZON.
Purchase a 3-piece White Upholstered Sofa on AMAZON.
Purchase a 4-piece White Upholstered Sofa on AMAZON.
Purchase a 5-piece White Upholstered Sofa on AMAZON.
Purchase a 6-piece White Upholstered Sofa on AMAZON.
4. BLACK & WHITE OTTOMANS (OR POUFS)
Ottomans or poufs add extra seating and can soften the look of a room. Some ottomans, depending on their size, can even serve as coffee tables.
This black velvet jumbo button-tufted ottoman (linked below) is glamorous and serves as a bench. If you’re looking for a pop of black and white boho-chic, the poufs (linked below) will pull off that vibe in the classiest way.
Purchase the Jumbo Black Velvet (button-tufted) Ottoman on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black and White Boho-chic Pouf on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black Hand-knitted Pouf on AMAZON.
5. DRAMATIC LIGHTING
The right lighting can add an elegant touch to a living room, entryway, bedroom, dining room, or kitchen. Be sure to follow the correct size and installation guidelines.
Shop these BEST-SELLING chandeliers and wall lights below. Many options are featured depending on your home’s style.
Purchase a Black Wagon Wheel Chandelier on AMAZON.
Purchase a Traditional 15-light Chandelier on AMAZON.
Purchase Black Wall Lighting Brackets on AMAZON.
Purchase Midcentury Bathroom Vanity Lights on AMAZON.
Purchase a Crystal Chandelier with Black Metal on AMAZON.
6. BLACK AND WHITE RUGS
Area rugs can make or break a room, so keep that in mind when shopping these black and white designs. Below are several BEST-SELLING rug options that are sure to make a jaw-dropping statement.
Purchase a Black and White Moroccan Rug on AMAZON.
Purchase a Boho Runner Rug on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black and White Indoor or Outdoor Rug on AMAZON.
Purchase a Chester Black and White Area Rug on AMAZON.
Purchase a Shaggy Black and White Area Rug on AMAZON.
7. BOLD B&W LAMPS
Great lighting is essential, and its aesthetic makeup also plays a major role. Whether you’re decorating a black and white living room or bedroom, these bold home accessories are sure to add the finishing touches. Shop the looks below.
Purchase Modern Table Lamps on AMAZON.
Purchase an Industrial Black Standing Lamp on AMAZON.
Purchase Modern Contemporary Style Table Lamps (Set of 2) on AMAZON.
Purchase a Bold Black and White Lamp on AMAZON.
8. BLACK AND WHITE HOME DECOR THROW BLANKETS
Throw blankets can serve many purposes. Not only can they keep you warm, but they can add tons of style and character to any couch, chair, or bed when casually placed. Also, if buying a new couch or chair isn’t in your budget, throw blankets can upgrade the look and be strategically placed to hide stains.
The Hermes dupe throw blanket (linked below) screams CLASS, and no one will ever know it’s not the real deal. Shop these BEST-SELLING black and white accessory throws below.
Purchase a Hermes Dupe Black and White Throw on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black and White Woven Throw on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black and White Buffalo Plaid Indoor/Outdoor Throw on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black and White Flannel Throw on AMAZON.
9. THE POWER BEHIND THESE PILLOWS
These black and white design pillows/covers will UPGRADE the look of any living room or bedroom! When buying pillow covers and inserts, it’s important to buy them two inches larger than the cover. For example, if you have a 20 x 20 pillow insert, you need to purchase an 18 x 18 pillow cover.
Shop these BEST-SELLING pillows, pillow covers, and pillow inserts below.
Purchase pillow inserts on AMAZON.
Purchase Modern-Striped Black & White Pillow Covers on AMAZON.
Purchase Faux Leather Black & White Pillow Covers on AMAZON.
Purchase Black & White Boho Throw Pillows on AMAZON.
Purchase Black & White Velvet Throw Pillows on AMAZON.
10. LEVEL UP ANY CORNER WITH A BLACK BAR CART
Bar carts have made a huge comeback in the last couple of years, and they’re a convenient and classy way to dress up any corner of your home. Check out these BLACK rolling carts and cabinets, perfect for storing wine glasses and bottles.
Purchase a Black Industrial Bar Cart on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black Metal Mesh (double-door) Bar Cart on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black Vintage Bar Cart on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black & Charcoal Bar Cabinet with a Wine Rack & Glass Doors on AMAZON.
Purchase a Two-tier Black Bar Cart on AMAZON.
11. BLACK AND WHITE BAR STOOLS
Bar or counter stools are a great way to add a ton of flair to your home decor. And the best part is they come in all shapes, sizes, and designs. Whether you need ultra-glam or low-key stools, these black and white BEST-SELLER items below will add the perfect amount of style.
Purchase Stunning White Leather Stools with Gold Metal frames on AMAZON.
Purchase Christopher Knight Black Iron Geometric Counter Stools on AMAZON.
Purchase Leather Black Metal Indoor/Outdoor Bar Stools on AMAZON.
Purchase Modern Swivel Pub or Counter Height Stools on AMAZON.
12. BLACK AND WHITE BEDROOM DECOR
Bedding can definitely shape a whole room’s style. Whether you prefer a duvet or comforter set, these black and white bedding options are guaranteed to add luxury and comfort to your bedroom. Shop these BEST-SELLING duvet covers, inserts, and sets below.
Purchase a White Duvet Cover Set with Black Pinstripe Stitching on AMAZON.
Purchase a White Striped Duvet Cover Set on AMAZON.
Purchase a White Luxury Comforter Set on AMAZON.
Purchase a Premium Duvet Insert on AMAZON.
13. B&W COFFEE TABLE BOOKS
If you want to pull off a quick black and white design makeover, add a designer book to your coffee table. And know, while it may seem that some of these are pricey, they too are timeless because ART and the HISTORY behind high-fashion design will never go out of style.
According to Architectural Digest, the books linked below are the latest and BEST to own and gift. And yes, their aesthetics are black and white.
Purchase A Tale of Interiors on AMAZON.
Purchase Chairpedia: 101 Stories of Chairs on AMAZON.
Purchase Scott Mitchell Houses on AMAZON.
Purchase Nicole Hollis: Curated Interiors on AMAZON.
14. BLACK AND WHITE KITCHEN ACCESSORIES
Don’t forget to add a few black and white decor items to the kitchen. It’s easy to focus on the living room and bedroom, but stunning decor accessories placed in the kitchen can make a huge statement. Shop BEST-SELLING kitchen items below.
Purchase Black and Gold Dinner Plates on AMAZON.
Purchase Black and Gold Pans on AMAZON.
Purchase Black Salt and Pepper Shakers on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black and White Marble Board on AMAZON.
Purchase Matte Black Silverware on AMAZON.
15. EXTEND BLACK AND WHITE HOME DECOR IDEAS TO THE PATIO
A home’s backyard patio design should be just as jaw-dropping as the interior, and the same rules apply. For a timeless backyard design, stick with black and white furniture. Interchange a color or two using pillows or throw blankets.
Purchase a Black and White Patio Sectional on AMAZON.
Purchase a Black Rattan Patio Table and Chairs on AMAZON.
Purchase Black and White Striped Outdoor Pillows on AMAZON.
FINAL THOUGHTS ON 15 STUNNING BLACK AND WHITE HOME DECOR IDEAS
I hope you enjoyed reading and shopping this timeless post! I listed more than 15 black and white home decor items in each section because I wanted to give you several options depending on your home’s style. But the title holds true because there were 15 ideas presented on how you can incorporate black and white interior (and exterior) design.
If you have any questions or B&W tips, let me know in the comments! Thanks for stopping by to read this article on why black and white design is always a good idea.