The classic calm that black and white interiors exude whispers sophistication and order, a uniformity which is relaxing and soothing, whether you are going for a luxurious, boho, minimal or eclectic style.

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Far from being cold, pattern, texture and shape bring warmth and depth to the colour scheme. With such a minimal palette you can really experiment with objects which draw the eye in or create a simple luxurious environment for chilling out.

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Kitchens and bathrooms look particularly good in black and white and with the use of marble and black gloss can create very dramatic powerful interiors.

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Black and white dining brings Mr Sophistication to the table and I like to encourage good manners and gourmet meals. 1. Because I am stuck in my English ways and 2. Because I am a bit of a pig.

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