black is the new grey

Whether it’s on walls, floors, your furniture or accessories, black is fast replacing grey as the go-to sophisticated trend colour. Black might appear to be a brave choice, especially on floors, but it’s much more versatile than you would think; it has the ability to completely transform a space immediately, either creating a cool, modern edge or adding a smart classic touch.

Decorating with black doesn’t have to mean that you’ll end up with a dark and gloomy room – contrary to belief, using black actually enhances the structure of a room and can work in any space. As an accent it is a great way of creating a stand-out focal point, such as on a floor, wall, or piece of furniture, and as a key colour it’s guaranteed to add glamour and theatre to a room – you just need to be brave and embrace it with a passion.

Nordic Berber Carpet in Graphite Cobble and Lana bed frame

Nordic Berber Carpet in Graphite Cobble and Lana bed frame Nordic Berber Carpet in Graphite Cobble and Lana bed frame

Nordic Berber Carpet in Graphite Cobble and Lana bed frame

Come over to the dark side with a textured carpet. The Nordic Berber is available in a variety of classic colours and textures, such as cobble, rib and lattice. As well as being warm, the Nordic Berber is super practical – it’s stain-resistant, meaning you can relax knowing it’s going to be a hard-wearing purchase!

The Lana bed frame is sleek and modern-looking – sure to create a real focal point in your bedroom. This super spacious floating floor ottoman storage bed is perfect for those looking for additional storage space – simply use the easy hydraulic uplift system to store clothes, bedding, towels, linens… anything that will fit!

Columbus Patterned Carpet in Mono Houndstooth and Homepride Stairrod in Black

Columbus Patterned Carpet in Mono Houndstooth and Homepride Stairrod in Black Columbus Patterned Carpet in Mono Houndstooth and Homepride Stairrod in Black

Columbus Patterned Carpet in Mono Houndstooth and Homepride Stairrod in Black

Make a real statement with the Columbus carpet collection. Bold and lavish, you will be sure to draw the eye and create an instant impact, whichever style you choose – mosaic, houndstooth or Greek key! Especially impactful when used on stairs, you can have the carpet whipped and accessorised with stylish stair rods for a luxurious look.

Tarkett Slate Anthracite Luxury Vinyl

Tarkett Slate Anthracite Luxury Vinyl Tarkett Slate Anthracite Luxury Vinyl

Tarkett Slate Anthracite Luxury Vinyl

Dark and dramatic, this sophisticated flooring does more than just look good – it’s also compatible with underfloor heating and is incredibly simple to fit. The click system ensures that the installation of this floating floor is quick and easy. Also suitable for use in wetter areas of your home, such as a bathroom or kitchen, you can have a stylish floor in every room!

Kährs Classic Oak Nouveau Charcoal Wood Flooring

Kährs Classic Oak Nouveau Charcoal Wood Flooring Kährs Classic Oak Nouveau Charcoal Wood Flooring

Kährs Classic Oak Nouveau Charcoal Wood Flooring

Classic, charming and contemporary; this wood flooring features a brushed surface coloured with a black pigment to give the floor a real sense of drama and depth. Natural knots, grain patterning and variations in colour create a characterful floor that is truly unique and showstopping. The strength and stability of this structure makes it an ideal flooring option for busy spaces within the home including the lounge, kitchen and hallway.

The only question left now is… are you going to embrace the Black is the New Grey trend? Tag us in your Instagram pictures on @carpetright_uk or Tweet us on @carpetright!

 

 

 

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