Most homes would make use of neutral colors in its interior. And for the exterior, it would usually be white with some accents of black or brown.
But some homes actually use dark colors in most of its areas.
And guess what, it looks totally beautiful!
Yes, you read that right. It looks beautiful and not dull or ugly like what you would think it turn out.
Want some proof?
Well, today, we are going to feature a house designed by Greg Wright Architects. If you are a fan of spectacular home designs, you have surely come across one of their projects and all of them are amazing!
Like the other home designs of Greg Wright Architects, the house that we will feature today is also awesome not just in terms of design but also in terms of usage, sustainability, and others.
Guess what. This house isn’t the same as most houses because it made use of dark colors in the exterior and interior.
This is the proof we are talking about earlier. So, scroll down and take a look at what this home looks like.
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Designer: Greg Wright Architects
Number of Levels: One-storey
Unique feature: This modern home used dark colors both in the interior and exterior and it looks very beautiful!
In Cape Town, South Africa sits a beautiful modern home. This is a project by Greg Wright Architects which is actually a renovation of this house.
The rear of the home has large windows and sliding doors which open the interior to a large patio with an outdoor lounge and dining area. The backyard has a swimming pool.
The dark exterior presents a bold modern look when combined with the greenery of the trees.
Inside the house, there are many dark elements that are continued throughout the space. However, the use of wood adds a warmth and lightness to the interior. The living room features a tiled wall behind the television and below it is plenty of firewood storage for the fireplace located next to it. The space also features a wood-framed window seat and access to a small outdoor patio on the right.
A large window makes the space bright. You can see here the dining area with a
The kitchen is located just near a home office. It features matte black kitchen cabinets and a large island with plenty of seating.
A home office is located around the corner from the living room. It features a built-in wood shelving which lines the wall. The black cabinets match the black desk in this area.
Black carpets in this bedroom create a lovely contrast with the white walls and bed. There is also a black en-suite bathroom with a
The bathroom in this house is black with a wooden floating vanity and a white bathtub surrounded with glass windows. The mirror on the wall made it look more spacious.
The master bedroom has another
Next to the wood accent wall in the bedroom is a bathroom which is also open to the bedroom. It features a built-in bathtub that has views of the balcony and trees in the distance.
This one is the balcony located off the bathroom and master bedroom. It also used black in the area. Even the furniture is black! It also looks nice with the plants along its side.
Stairs lead up to the second floor of the home to the bedrooms. This
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