Dark paint can be intimidating, but in the right rooms, dark walls can create a dramatic backdrop that can help you achieve a striking and unique look. Here are some examples.

Dark Walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
1. The bright, eclectic art and furniture in this living room keep the space feeling bright and spacious.

Dark Walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
2. Bright curtains and carpeting keep this room feeling airy. The dark colors really allow the accent colors to pop.

Dark Walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
3. Dark walls can be great in cozy spaces like dens and libraries.

Dark Walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
4. Dark walls can also create a simple backdrop for creative/work spaces.

Dark Walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
5. Dark colors can make a soothing base for bedrooms. The light wood accents in this room give it a nice contrast.

Dark Walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
6. Here’s a simple example of dark walls, wood, and light linens working well together.

Dark Walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
7. Incorporating a dark wall can create a really sleek kitchen look…

Dark Walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
8. And can look great in the dining room, too, again paired with white and wood.

Dark Walls via Abbey Carpet of SF
9. Even adding a single dark wall as an unexpected accent can add some flair.

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