Hello! I’m Susi and I write as a guest blogger for Design Shuffle, a fabulous social media site that promotes the work of interior designers from around the country. My writing focuses on things I’m passionate about: interior design, decorating ideas, home furnishings, gardening, travel and art. I get to look at gorgeous things all day and write about them. I’m a very lucky girl!
Thank you for inviting me and Design Shuffle to visit Hyphen Interiors today. I am very excited to showcase various gray wall interiors that exude serenity and style at the same time.
Gray is the new white for walls. It is a graceful neutral color that adds subtle drama to the interior design of a space. They range from white shades with grey undertones to deep charcoal that border on black. Available in colors ranging from cool to warm hues, greys can both add drama or a sense of serenity to a space. Paired with white trim, bright lighting fixtures or bold accents, greys are versatile. They work for the bedroom, living room, dining room or powder room. We’re inspired by the rooms below and hope you will be too.
Décor Pad (via)
Varying shades of gray in a room provide a soft background for stronger accent colors. We like the two different color grays on the walls and the light gray painted floor.
In Decorat (via)
This space by Jennifer Helgerson has graceful gray walls in two shades with a modern stencil over the opening between the rooms. The white sofa and red Womb chair stand out against the cool walls.
Triangle Honeymoon (via)
Gray and yellow are a classic pairing. The frame gallery stands out on the gray wall more than it would on a white wall. Additionally, the gray hanging light completes the entire bedroom design with the diamond-shape cutouts.
Simply Decoration (via)
A deep gray wall is even more dramatic with a contemporary stencil or wall decal. The difference between the bold wall decal and the tiny wall sconce is a clever use of contrast.
Katy Elliot (via)
We like how the gray stops three-quarters of the way up the wall, making the ceiling feel even higher.
View Home Trends (via)
The subtle interlock pattern on the gray wallpaper suits the contemporary space. Neutral wallpapers can add great pattern to a space.
View Home Trends (via)
We like the bold modern herringbone leaf pattern wallpaper on the accent wall combined with the charcoal gray wall. One of the best living room design ideas is to use bright colors and whites that stand out against the dramatic background.
Elle Decor (via)
Playing off the grey fireplace, pale grey walls create a cohesive space. White would be too stark and color could compete with the architectural elements.
Thanks so much for sharing with us, Susi. I agree, gray is the new neutral paint color. It’s chic and contemporary. Have youused gray in your home? What paint color (shade of gray) did you use?
And, as a reminder, today is the last day to enter the RamSign giveaway. The drawing is this evening at 6pm PST. Good luck!