When I attended Maria Killam’s True Color workshop she spoke in depth about the gray trend being at the end of its ten-year lifecycle and black making an appearance. I absolutely LOVE black (which shows in my wardrobe) so I personally have embraced this trend.
This post is all about modern black and white pillows that’ll level up your living room. Aside from paint changing your pillows is a great way to update the vibe of your room. The key thing to remember when selecting pillows is to mix patterns, textures, and colors. There are a few tricks and tips to make your black decorative pillows look expensive.
Here is a visual of how the black and white pillows look in a row with the sizes noted. When this room was designed I started with a neutral color palette and then layered in touches of black for contrast.
The banded pillows shown are custom made but you can find similar ones from Little Design Co.
The abstract pillows are made using the fabric of one of my favorite designers Kelly Wearstler.
If you only have to store the throw covers you will save on space which is great for those with limited storage options. My favorites at the moment are Coterie, Woven Nook, The Citizenry, Little Design Co, and Anthropologie.
Rather than just adding a solid flat pillow to your space add one with texture and interest. The textured modern lines pattern design will also add major comfort since it’s made of Turkish silk threads. If Boho is more your vibe the Moroccan hand-loomed pillow cover will look awesome.
Related Post: 15 Round Throw Pillows That’ll Add Style And Fun To Your Interior Design Another way to add personality to your space is with modern geometric throw pillows. The first one uses a pattern by Kelly Wearstler who is an amazing textile and interior designer.
It is super fun and bold making it the perfect option for the contemporary home. This pillow is a great gift for a bridal shower or a newly engaged couple. The two black and white throw pillows above both have a classic geometric pattern that’s sure to make a statement.
World Market is a great place for interesting black and white decorative pillows that are at a better price point.
Animal prints are timeless making them the perfect staple to have in your home. If your sofa is solid a fun print will add movement and style.
The above design is meant to give you a visual of the impact this color scheme can have on a room. By layering texture, pattern, and scale you’ll create an interesting space that’s super inviting.
Only neutral colors (black, white, and gray) are used in this decorating style.
The trick to pulling off this trend is to make sure you use a variety of materials and interesting shapes throughout.
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It has deconstructed lines in a contrasting white tone with solid black ground. The modern design of the World Market pillow is great for indoor or outdoor use.
This pillow is made of recycled water bottles and features a diamond stripe embroidery pattern.
I love black and white throw pillows that mix linen and velvet.
The contrasting textures and colors blend perfectly creating a look that is elegant and modern. The panel pillows are available in so many color combos you’ll want to add more than just the black and ivory option.
Above is another living room design that has a black and white color scheme as the backdrop. Pops of color were incorporated in the fun modern artwork, pink pillows, and flowers. Protip: Create flow and balance by adding the pop color in at least three places in your room.
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