20 Classic And Elegant Black And White Bedroom Design Ideas

Contemporary Black And White Bedroom Design

Choosing a color palette for the bedroom can be a daunting challenge for many. There is nothing wrong with going for the tried-and-tested color combinations to play it safe in your bedroom. However, a little bit of change in the color palette can do wonders to any interiors. Most people prefer bright bedrooms and go for lighter shades like white. And white is truly a great color for the bedroom. However, adding a darker shade like grey or black to white interiors can transform the room completely. Many people consider dark colors as moody, mysterious, and gloomy. However, with the right setting, complimentary colors, and proper lighting, even dark interiors can look bright, fresh, and airy. Black and white bedroom design is a classic interior style that is timeless and chic. This color combination can give you serene, elegant, and sometimes dramatic bedrooms.

Black and white are contrasting colors with different connotations. However, together they can create high contrast which is interesting. White reflects light and makes a room look larger while black absorbs light and brings uniformity. Using these colors effectively depends on the place you work with and the effect you want to achieve. The key is creating a balance between the two colors. Use white for places that get light and use black for focal accents. If you want your bedroom to have a serene and light look then keep white as the predominant color. However, if you want something different and are open to bold and edgy bedroom decor, make black and its shades your predominant color. For more inspiration, look at some of these classic black and white bedroom design ideas that have a contemporary yet timeless appeal.

{ 1 } Sophisticated Black And White Bedroom Design

Sophisticated Black And White Bedroom Design
Contrasts In Black And White Bedroom By Maite Granda Interiors | Photo By Rolando Diaz
High contrasts often make a place look dramatic and busy. However, the timeless combination of black and white in this bedroom brings serenity and harmony to the room. A single accent wall in dark grey helps highlight other decor elements like the stylish wall sconces and decorative mirrors. Modern-style grey bed and white bedspread ease lighter shades into the design. While plush faux fur throw, cowhide rug, and wooden floors add some warmth and comfort. The contrast of black and white helps balance the abundant natural light and keeps the room fresh and crisp.

{ 2 } White Bedroom Design With Black Accents

White Bedroom With Black Accents
Simple Luxurious Modern Bedroom By Glenn Gissler Design | Photo By Gross & Daley
Black accents and details in a white bedroom can create high contrast and bring visual interest. You can use black to highlight some features of the room or the decor. Alternatively, you can also use black to bring color, texture, and pattern to a simple white decor. Take this simple bedroom for example. Black details highlight the Venetian window blinds and bring interest to a plain ceiling. While the black nightstands and tufted Florence Knoll bench bring color and pattern. White walls and ceiling keep the room bright and fresh. Plush white bedspread, sheer curtains, tufted armchair, and stylish table lamps also give the room a luxurious touch.

{ 3 } Dark Floors And Accents In White Bedroom

Dark Floors And Accents In White Bedroom
Dark Floors In Bright Spacious Bedroom By Boutique Homes | Photo By Simon Eldon
The black and white decor in this bedroom looks glamorous and modern while still honoring the Victorian-era home’s style and spirit. Black on black can sometimes look harsh. Hence, the white walls, bedspread, and Eames rocking chair contrast the black accent wall in the room. The plush carpet catches the light and softens the look without losing the drama, while the woven bedstead and screen add further depth. The Victorian bed, chandelier, fireplace mantel, and candelabras are a nod to earlier times but the black coloring adds an updated twist. The stunning mirror gives a finishing touch to the decor.

{ 4 } Fresh White And Black Scandinavian Design

Fresh White And Black Scandinavian Decor
Light, Airy, And Spacious Scandinavian Bedroom By Advantage Interior Design | Photo By Natalie Lysaught
This typically Scandinavian minimalist bedroom is light, airy, and spacious. Bright white walls and windows reflect the light and make the room look soft and airy. The mix of graphic pillows and classic black-and-white art brings pattern, color, and contrast to the decor. The sharp black lines of the classic Wishbone chair by Hans Wegner and the Ettore desk lamp give the room a crisp, edgy look. Warm wood tones of the side tables and area rug bring warmth to the stark decor.

{ 5 } Simple Black And White Bedroom Design

Simple And Intimate Bedroom Design
Soft And Intimate Industrial Bedroom Decor By Emerick Architects | Photo By Lincoln Barbour
This industrial bedroom decor with stark contrasts and sleek finish looks absolutely stunning! The dark grey accent wall absorbs the abundant natural light and balances the room. It also forms a backdrop to highlight the beautiful bed and stunning ornate mirror. The full-length windows open the room to the view beyond. The black trim on the windows sharpens the room and highlight the industrial style window wall. In contrast, white walls, cozy bedding, and diaphanous curtains soften the decor and give the room an intimate feel.

{ 6 } Elegant French Style Classic Bedroom

Elegant French Style Classic Bedroom
Stunning French Bedroom In Classic Colors By Oliver Gay Architecture And Design| Photo By Frenchie Cristogatin
The stunning black-and-white printed wallpaper and curtains combo gives this bedroom an elegant French look. The wallpaper and curtains bring to mind the famous Tulle print of French decor. White bedding and pillows soften the room while black bed cover and shag rug sharpen the room. The contrast of black and white highlights the accents in the patterned bed frame and throw. The stunning wall art on the wallpaper adds a lovely layer and enhances the elegance of the design.

{ 7 } High Contrast In Black And White

High Contrast In Black And White
High Contrasts And Repeating Patterns In Modern Bedroom By Rebecca Mitchell Interiors
The layering of colors and repeating patterns make the simple decor of this contemporary bedroom seem bold and intriguing. White walls and ceiling keep the decor light and fresh. Various hues of the black in the dark grey bed, black bedspread and nightstands, light grey bed cover and pillows give the room a seamless and harmonious look. Soft color palette keeps the decor soft, serene, and inviting. The stunning wall painting brings a pattern to the decor which is also reflected in the plush area rug. Warm wood flooring brings warmth and breaks the monotony of the monochrome colors. The stylish table lamps give a finishing touch to the decor.

{ 8 } Classic Modern Interiors In Black White

Classic Modern Interiors In Black White
Victorian Structure And Modern Decor In Elegant Contemporary Bedroom By Mr. Mitchell
The restrained color palette of black-and-white in this bedroom feels really luxurious. Add to it the plush textures of the other elements and you have a chic and cozy bedroom! White walls and ceiling with crown molding and trim highlight the Victorian heritage of the house. Vintage furnishings like the stunning chandelier, side table, and fireplace mantel bring an old-world charm to the decor. Smooth black carpeted floors and crisp white walls create an envelope that cocoons you and gives a warm intimate feel. The neutral colors also form a nice base for adding little luxuries like the fine sheets and curtains, delicate coverlet, petite chandelier, velvet cushion, and stylish table lamp.

{ 9 } Black Walls In Moody Bedroom

Black Walls In Moody Bedroom
Beautiful Monochrome Color Scheme In Modern Bedroom By A Crafted Passion
A bold and edgy bedroom with dark walls and white ceiling! Dark paneled walls create drama and give the room a bold look. The upholstered grey bed, white ceiling, bedding, IKEA nightstands, and sheepskin area rug give the room a crisp edge. The matte black ceiling fan looks sleek against the white ceiling. Laminated wooden floors bring warmth to the decor. Contemporary wall art, stylish wall sconces, and textured pillows give finishing touches to the black and white bedroom design. All in all, this contemporary bedroom design is full of bold colors and warm textures!

{ 10 } Bold Stripes And Colorful Accents

Bold Stripes And Colorful Accents
Vibrant Accents In Modern Bedroom By Ghislaine Vinas
Your black and white bedroom design need not be all solid colors only. You can also have geometric prints, patterns, textures, and accent colors. Take this stunning bedroom for example. The bold striped walls give the room a dramatic yet elegant look. The white floors, bedsheets, pillows, and desk balance the light and keep the room bright. Similarly, the glossy black table lamp and desk lamp add a modern touch to the design. The beautiful wall art adds visual interest to the design. The bright green accents in the side tables and armchair give a fresh and vibrant look to the decor.

{ 11 } Cheerful Bedroom With Colorful Accents

Cheerful Bedroom With Colorful Accents
Bright And Fun Bedroom With Accent Wall By Deborah Wecselman Design | Photo By Robin Hill
If you’re wary of coloring your bedroom walls all black, it is better to slowly introduce the color in the room. Paint a single accent wall black, preferably the one behind the bed, and use it as a base for the rest of the decor. You can highlight wall art, bring playful accents, add patterns and colors to the decor which contrast your black-and-white color scheme. This bedroom does exactly that to create vibrant and fun interiors! The eclectic bedroom design becomes even more personalized with the beautiful wall collages with white frames. Similarly, the bright yellow accents in the throw and pillows really bring in the fun factor. Statement lighting like the pendant lamps adds a touch of style to the design.

{ 12 } Minimalist Design In Contemporary Bedroom

Minimalist Design In Contemporary Bedroom
Simple, Functional, And Fresh Bedroom By Platform 5 Architects | Photo By Alan Williams
A soft and serene Scandinavian bedroom design in neutral colors! Black, white, and wood tones give the room high contrast and warmth. A simple minimal design further enhances the elegance of the design. Scandinavian style desk, Eames chair, and armchair give the room a functional yet modern look. The black accent wall with wood toned shelves full of books brings warmth and interest to the design. Similarly, the grey bedsheet and pillows bring warmth and comfort to the design. A contemporary style chandelier adds a modern touch to the decor.

{ 13 } Fresh White Bedroom Black Details

Fresh White Bedroom Black Details
This beach style bedroom design is fresh, airy, and beautiful! Bright white walls and crisp white bedsheet and duvet give the room a light and airy feel. White color reflects light. It brightens the room and makes it seem larger and more spacious. Light walls make any room seem lighter and larger. In contrast, the black accents in the four-poster bed, striped area rug, wall mirror, vintage chandelier, and printed pillows balance the abundant light. It also brings elegance and grace to the simple decor. Wood tones in the wooden floors, exposed wooden beam, and side table bring warmth and color to the serene decor.

{ 14 } Edgy And Crisp Bedroom Design

Edgy And Crisp Bedroom Design
Black Accent Wall In Industrial Bedroom By Tamara Magel Studio | Photo By Rikki Snyder
This simple black-and-white color scheme has a stunning effect on the decor of this bedroom! The monochromatic palette allows the various textures and finishes to truly shine. For example, the matte black wall is in stark contrast to the rough surface of the white painted brick walls. Similarly, the soft and inviting faux fur throw on the bed contrasts with the rough, natural-fiber area rug. The wooden paneled ceiling and wall artwork are also textured. This bedroom is certainly an all-over tactile feast for the eyes! The clever plaster and acrylic art by Peter Buchanan forms the focal point of the room and draws the eye upward. The contemporary wall sconces and chandelier also make a bold statement and create interest.

{ 15 } Contemporary Black And White Bedroom Design

Contemporary Black And White Bedroom Design
Black Walls And White Decor In Bedroom By David Rosenkranz Custom Homes | Photo By ProMedia Tours
Glossy black walls give this room a dark yet cozy feel. Similarly, the shiplap accent wall behind the headboard has a matte texture which brings warmth and visual interest to the design. A beautiful wall art, stylish table lamps, and pendant light bring some brightness and also break the monotony black color. Light grey bedspread and fluffy pillows bring pattern and comfort to the decor. Large windows and skylight keep the room well-lit and fresh.

{ 16 } Graceful And Elegant Bedroom Design

Graceful And Elegant Bedroom Design
High Accent Wall Classic Color Scheme By Nina Azoulay Design | Photo By Leona Mozes
This elegant and chic bedroom is full of lovely details and rich textures. The tall headboard is certainly the main focus of the entire decor. The dull black color brings warmth to the decor while the velvety texture gives a luxe, royal look. The patterned area rug centers the design. Striped throw, textured cushions, and satin pink pillows bring coziness to the decor. Warm grey nightstands and cool white walls and wall sconces further enhance the modern decor. Large mirrors beside the bed make the room look larger than it is.

{ 17 } Small Attic Bedroom Eclectic Decor

Small Attic Bedroom Eclectic Decor
Layering Patterns In Black And White Bedroom Design By Aro Studio
This bedroom is certainly a feast for the eyes! A neutral color palette of black and white unifies the entire decor. Wooden floors, exposed wooden beam, and golden ornate mirror frame are the only elements that bring color to the decor. White walls keep the room bright and fresh while a beautiful wall decor in black brings interest to the alcove wall behind the headboard. The black details in the bedspread, wall lamps, and patterned bench bring interest and pattern to the decor. In fact, the layering of patterns in the cowhide print bench, striped throw, printed bed cover, and ikat print pillows bring visual interest to the simple decor.

{ 18 } Mirror And Monochrome Bedroom Design

Mirror And Monochrome Bedroom Design
Wood Tones In Black And White Bedroom By Studio Revolution | Photo By Thomas Kuoh
A truly neutral bedroom with stunning artwork and comfortable decor. This bedroom is so simple, peaceful, and at the same time very luxurious. White walls, ceiling, tufted bed, and bedspread keep the room looking bright, fresh and simple. In contrast, the black curtains, side table, table lamp, pillows, and oriental area rug give the room a luxurious look. An elegant mirror in a wooden frame makes the small room look larger. Wood tones in the wooden floors, bench, mirror, and wall art bring some warmth to the neutral decor. The stunning abstract wall art is certainly the main focus of the decor.

{ 19 } Black And White Decor Yellow Accents

Black And White Decor Yellow Accents
Yellow Accents And Wallpaper In Bedroom By Atmosphere Interior Design | Photo By Virginia MacDonald
A black and white backdrop proves really convenient especially when you want to decorate with colorful accents. You can easily switch between accent colors as both black and white can complement almost any other color. You can go for ravishing red, or daring hot pink, or bright yellow for accent colors. The black and white bedroom design will easily subside to the background and let the accent colors steal the show. Take this bedroom for example. The black and white wallpaper is versatile and dramatic. It lets the bright yellow accents in the pillows, tufted bench, and quirky table lamps give the room a funky and edgy appeal.

{ 20 } Industrial Accent Wall Simple Decor

Industrial Accent Wall Simple Decor
White Walls And Black Accents In Bedroom By Studio MR | Photo By Sergey Krasyuk
It is certainly not just the style factors that lure the designers and homeowners alike to go for this iconic and timeless look. This edgy, funky and youthful decor is full of life. The exposed brick white accent wall highlights the stunning wall art perfectly. The all-white decor with white walls, ceiling, and clear glass pendant lamps gives the room a bright and contemporary look. In contrast, the black details darken the bright room and center the design. The cozy black bed, bedsheets, and velvet pillows also give the room a luxurious and plush look. The floating nightstands bring visual interest and give ease of access. The multicolored pillows bring colors and patterns to the neutral decor. Green foliage fills the room with freshness and vibrancy.

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