Inspiring Interiors

Black + white.

I know, I’m so predictable! I’m also super busy this week, but I have a big pile of black-and-white interiors that I’ve been waiting to post, and now’s as good a time as any.

Really, I could just sit here and post B+W interiors all day, every day.

Interior by Ilse Crawford

My house…the Door Sixteen home office.

Photos by Pia Ulin / via Nestled In

“Random Geometry” wallpaper by Nama Rococo

Photo by Sharyn Cairns / via Emma’s Designblogg

Interiors by Stephen Roberts

From LivingEtc

From Inspace

From Sköna hem

Interior by Joseph Durand

Photo by Per Ranung

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  • Reply Ninainvorm October 15, 2009 at 2:35 pm

    Lovely collection! I don’t naturally tend to black & white interiors, but almost each of these images makes me reconsider!

  • Reply heather October 15, 2009 at 2:50 pm

    i love it all. this is a perfect post for today.

  • Reply Karrey October 15, 2009 at 3:01 pm

    I’m married to the idea of having a midcentury modern-themed house, but some days I daydream about running away and getting a modern, cozy, black and white loft. I have the same daydreams about farmhouses, too.

  • Reply Rosanne October 15, 2009 at 3:01 pm

    *squeal* absolute heaven!

  • Reply Benita October 15, 2009 at 3:14 pm

    You’re doing the black and white thing to me too… I’m liking…

  • Reply frannie October 15, 2009 at 4:02 pm

    i always love the inspiration posts, but especially these 😉 thanks.

  • Reply deborah October 15, 2009 at 4:06 pm


  • Reply Little Gray Pixel October 15, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    I’m loving your office. Is that chalkboard paint on your wall? Or is it just a fabulous luxurious black?

  • Reply Anna at D16 October 15, 2009 at 4:44 pm

    LGP, it’s wallpaper:

  • Reply Kristin October 15, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    Wow, I am LOVING that bed from the Living Etc. photo!

  • Reply Urban Flea October 15, 2009 at 7:00 pm

    Gorgeous gorgeous and gorgeous. I love that geometric wallpaper, thanks so much for sharing!

    xo Katherine aka. Urban Flea 🙂

  • Reply mommy October 15, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    Do you know where that lamp in the last photo comes from? I can’t remember where I’ve seen it. I love the simple triangle shape…

  • Reply rick @ à la mode October 15, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    i love love every photo in this collection. i’ve been wanting to do a chalkboard black accent wall in the dining space, similar to the look of your home office 🙂

  • Reply ROXY MARJ October 16, 2009 at 4:33 am

    HOLY CRAP! That wallpaper! 🙁 mmm put put…so beautiful!

  • Reply walrus studio October 16, 2009 at 2:53 pm

    I hope B&W never goes out of style! And their half-sibling, grey!

  • Reply Chi_collector2 October 16, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    I’ve followed your blog for months and never posted a comment. But … you’ve inspired me! I LOVE B & W interiors – and these images make me drool. Thank you.

  • Reply Michele October 16, 2009 at 9:30 pm

    This blog gives me the warm fuzzies. I love all of these B & W designs. Coming to Door 16 is my favorite way to take a break throughout the day. Thanks for filling your blog with awesomeness.

  • Reply Kim Klassen October 17, 2009 at 12:43 am

    hi there,
    i love your black and white theme…. i just painted a sign that would work really well in these spaces. i posted it on my blog

    i have fallen in love with white… it’s so refreshing!

    thanks for the awesome blog inspiration…kim

  • Reply E October 18, 2009 at 11:47 pm

    I love the geometry wallpaper!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Reply Macy October 19, 2009 at 1:14 pm

    Mmmm #1 is perfection. I love the settee

  • Reply Linda Wary Meyers October 21, 2009 at 9:20 am

    These are all so cool! I love the logs in the fireplace and the black Bertoia chair. I’d love to at some point make a B&W room in our place, although with all our stuff it may end up being just a bathroom! Thanks for the inspiration-yet again- Anna!

  • Reply Alice Wilson October 21, 2009 at 10:29 am

    Definitely digging the black and white thing! Trying to find a way to incorporate it into my bedroom redesign. I work with Readymade magazine and have be using some of their ideas to guide my interior design
    . Your contribution is proving worthwhile.

  • Reply e October 22, 2009 at 4:15 pm

    That gauzy grey pendant lamp is awesome. Any clue on it’s origins?

  • Reply Down Pillow October 25, 2009 at 6:05 pm

    Great images, as always – thanks for sharing 🙂

  • Reply Sean Topp October 26, 2009 at 4:33 pm

    Nice pics. I just have to know, is that you modeling in the Nama Rocco pic? If so, you are one multifaceted person!

  • Reply Interior Designers November 30, 2009 at 5:43 pm

    The black painting above the fireplace is interesting. It adds a mysterious quality to the room.

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