ISSUE 95  |  Gothic Influence

10 Black-Accented Children’s Rooms for Goths in Training

October 23, 2013 1:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

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Black is not the first color that comes to mind when painting a child’s room. But it works well as an accent color, as demonstrated by these inspired kids’ quarters.

Above: A child’s bed painted glossy black; photo via French by Design.

Above: A corner of an urban apartment dedicated to the nursery, black furniture included. From House Call: Varpunen in Finland.

Above: A unisex bedroom is decked in pale pink, gray, and black accents via Design Vox.

Above: Black chalkboard paint and matte black-painted furniture in a Dutch children’s bedroom seen on Onszelf wallpaper.

Above: A lofted kids room with a black-painted floor via Ideas to Steal.

Above: A black iron crib is lined with natural linen fabric via Boo and the Boy.

Above: A black and white wall in a boys’ room in Sweden via Plaza Interiör.

Above: A black-painted crib in an eclectic bedroom from Boo and the Boy.

Above L: A black painted wall in a Brooklyn bedroom inhabited by Jenna Lyons’ son; photo by Melanie Acevedo. Above R: Jan Eleni’s solution for a client’s Batman-obsessed son includes a spooky photo mural.

Above: A half-black wall in a boys room via A Merry Mishap.

Redesigning your child’s bedroom or preparing for a new family member? Sift through seven pages of Children’s Rooms in our Image Gallery.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on October 27, 2011 as part of our Miss Havisham issue.