There are people who prefer to rise bright and early with the first bird song and morning dew, and then there are the night owls who live for sundown and hitting the town. This dark decor interior looks fresh out of the club, with jet black walls, colourful lighting and cool stylised seating. Those who live their lives by night will appreciate the dramatic atmosphere of this modern apartment visualised by Igor Sirotov, which feels loaded with exciting possibility for the night ahead. Check out the capsule lounge that is fully encompassed in wood cladding, a black bathroom scheme with triple waterfall shower heads and a kooky cloakroom.
Walnut planking spans each wall, the floor and the ceiling in this statement living room. The encapsulated lounge holds nothing but a contemporary sofa and footstool combo, a minimalist floor lamp and a wall mounted flat screen TV that spans the width of the entire wall. The side of a tall black kitchen unit runs up against the border of the living room decor. A single recessed shelving unit set into the space at the back of the kitchen unit, offering the opportunity to store a small selection of books.
The shelves of the recessed unit are underlit so that even in the absence of books or decorative items the unit serves purpose as ambient lighting. Track lighting runs either side of the ceiling space, casting a glow down the wood grain walls.
The black floor reading lamp casts light over the textured grey sofa.
Daytime evokes a different atmosphere in this home suited to night owls. Sheer drapes let the natural light shine through.
The ottoman coffee table acts as a place to put up one’s feet or to set down a tray of refreshments. The living room is only practically equipped for one to person to stretch out, or would make a snug spot for two.
A black metal frame is visible around the perimeter of the room.
The black kitchen to the left of the TV blends in with a black backdrop, though feature lighting draws the eye to it.
The tv wall features a frosted glass panel at one side, which is a hazy window through to the bedroom. Four TV sound speakers are set into the corners of the ceiling.
Outside of the smooth walnut covered living room area, the decor gets a lot darker. Black walls, ceiling and floor run around the entire kitchen, dining room and home entryway.
Lighting over the home is minimal to maintain the drama.
Even by day, the black decor absorbs the natural light, and recessed lighting is used to brighten the edges.
Strip lighting runs along the base of the dark dining room, and around the edges of a tall mirror. The dining set comprises of a round black table and four black dining chairs.
Above black kitchen base units, tall sliding doors draw back to reveal purple lighting inside shallow shelving units. The illuminated kitchen cabinets look like an alcoholic drinks display in a trendy bar.
A black faucet blends in with the dark kitchen cabinets and countertop.
A 4 poster bed fills the majority of the bedroom floor space.
The black and white bedroom decor scheme holds no colourful accents or feature lighting, just simple stylish furniture in a minimalist layout.
Sheer white voiles surround the four poster bed and create a dreamy canopy.
A slender floor lamp stands at either side of the bed.
The dressing table is a wall mounted volume in a recessed position. The dressing table shelf is backed by a floor to ceiling mirror and is lit from each side. A neat square dressing stool sits beneath it.
An interior glass wall slides away to give access to an ensuite shower room. Here the bedrooms walnut wood flooring ends and black floor tiling resumes.
A triple waterfall shower falls from a black bathroom ceiling, with the splash zone held behind a sliding shower screen.
Colour changing lighting in the bathroom matches the ambience of the kitchen, with purple LEDs creating a colourful haze down the shower wall and above the vanity mirror. Bright uplighters are positioned beneath the modern bathroom vanity to draw the accent lighting colour all the way down to the floor.
The wall mounted black vanity is split into two separate volumes, creating a handy towel storage space between. A rubber duck placed amongst the rolled spare towels adds a light hearted touch to the serious scheme. A black heated towel rail flanks the wall beside the WC door.
A black basin sits atop the bathroom vanity unit, beneath a wall mounted black faucet.. White ceramic soap dispensers brighten the look of the dark vanity area.
The LED shower heads light the streams of falling water, like a scenic fountain.
The WC provides a break from the black and walnut interior scheme, with olive green decor and orange LED lighting. An unusual cuboid green toilet sits on a black floor. A black flush plate matches the display shelving, the interior door colour and a black ceiling.
The striking orange accent lighting glows around the edges of the black flooring, and climbs the sides of a tall mirror. A modern black vanity unit holds a green wash basin that matches the green toilet.
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Source: Dark Decor For A Night Owl