Dark blue shades present a fabulously sophisticated accompaniment for a trendy grey colour scheme, be it in the living room, bedroom, or even the kids’ rooms. With that said, these two deep shades together can tip the scale from suave and soothing to oppressively sobering without the right balance to keep the aesthetic in check. The following two chic, modern home interiors, located in Moscow, hit this powerful colour combo just right. One home design instills pauses of playful texture to bring energy to the setting, along with atmospheric lighting schemes. Meanwhile, the other reigns back the blue hue into inky blue-grey elements, within surrounds of light wood tone, classic panel moulded walls and lustrous brass accents.
The subject of our first interior colour study is a design that employs ribbed geometric panels to cut grey pauses between dark blue strips. The change in texture effectively lightens and energises the shadowy aesthetic. A
Ink blue scatter cushions are an effortless way to break up a grey expanse of sofa. A blue accent chair boldly complements the theme.
A striking blue bookcase makes sleek inspiration for a deeply colour saturated decor scheme such as this. LED strips are installed to lighten the look, whilst decorative items naturally break up the large expanse. A series of walnut cabinet fronts elegantly disrupt the colour continuity and simplify the abundance of eye-catching items.
Backlit display nooks install areas of interest in the TV wall too, where they extrude from sleek walnut wall panelling.
A freeform wall light waves fluidly down one blue feature panel. An ink blue throw casually accents the chaise sofa, whilst a grey throw inverts the accent against the blue lounge chair to create a cosy balance.
Directional spotlights illuminate the large
Moving into the kitchen diner, ink blue elements are swapped out for moments of teal, in the shape of a
The trio of dining pendant lights combine black, white and grey finishes.
A black, white and grey kitchen draws an L-shape around the small dining spot.
Plush grey upholstered dining chairs furnish the other side of the small
The bathroom is a sanctuary away from the strong, evocative colour palette.
Warm beige and cool grey tiles balance each other out in the compact space.
Recessed shelves glow inside the shower wall.
In this 79 square metre apartment, the blue hue is subdued into moody blue-grey elements. White walls, ceilings and white scatter cushions on the
The slate grey fabric sofa cooly cuts between an ink art poster and a matching blue-grey area rug.
The oak feature wall is used to effectively zone the sitting area within the
A modern TV stand draws the wood accent to the window wall, where a white marble backdrop builds luxe.
Modern black dining chairs darkly frame the brass ensemble. Deep blue-grey kitchen units are trimmed with light-catching brass cabinet hardware.
The wall of deep blue-grey kitchen units are offset by a run of pale grey base units and oak upper cabinets. Here, white marble panels become an easy-clean backsplash for the hob, prep and sink areas.
The covered balcony is transformed into a compact yet comfortable home office area, with a built-in desk and a tasteful
More ink art swirls onto a white hallway wall, which balances out a solid charcoal grey entryway.
Heavy curtains subdue natural light from the large window.
Inside the bathroom, dark grey towels accessorise a modern
Oak wall panels conceal the toilet cistern. A flush-plate and bidet handset add the brass accent thread.
The dark blue-grey theme makes an effective colour palette inside of a kids’ room too, particularly when teamed with space themed decor. Here, bespoke
A space themed rug fills the floor.
A custom-made double workspace stands ready for homework. Stylish
White marble tiles and brass fixtures lighten the grey shower room.
A small vanity area is illuminated by under-cabinet lighting.
An ink blue pouf accents the grey panel moulded hallway.