No-one who is interested in interior design can afford to ignore black matt. This light-absorbing non-colour dazzles in any environment and refines the ambience of all sorts of different interior styles, whether in the living room, kitchen or bathroom. Discover your options here.
Are you after a touch of homeliness in your living room as well as elegance? You can achieve this with a combination of striking black details, flowing forms and soft fabrics.
Dark colours are gaining ground in the bathroom, too. From washbasins and fittings to heaters, there are no limits to your creativity. If you are daring, you can even paint the walls black and opt for dark, natural stone tiles.
Black, anthracite and grey have also become a much-loved colour scheme in kitchens this year. Dark countertops made of marble, granite or concrete have been popular for some time. Now this fashionable colour is also taking over panels, built-in appliances, fittings and sinks.
For a hint of luxury, why not combine dark elements with metallic details in the form of stainless steel fittings like Tara from Dornbracht?
If, on the other hand, you prefer something more friendly and homely, mellow earth tones and natural materials create a visual counterpoint.
For fans of black kitchens, Reform has a new kitchen design created in collaboration with renowned architect Jean Nouvel. The result is an extravagant monochrome kitchen design in reflective materials.
Even familiar design classics are increasingly being given a makeover in black, enhancing living spaces twice over.
One of these is the Artichoke pendant lamp by Poul Henningsen. With a shimmering black surface, the lamp creates an extraordinary lighting ambience in the living room.
There is also now a black matt lacquered version available from String Furniture, which really is a must for lovers of the colour black.
In black, light switches and socket outlets also form stylish focal points on your walls:
The Gira Studio design line even combines angular and round components.
If you prefer classic shapes, you’ll find a timeless alternative in the Gira E2 design original in black matt.
If you’re looking for smart operating elements in black, the new Gira pushbutton sensor 4 that allows you to control up to eight functions is a good choice for you.
Both design lines offer an incredibly versatile range of configuration options thanks to Gira System 55. This modular switch concept allows you to combine different inserts with more than 300 individual functions in a uniform frame and gives you the flexibility to exploit the full diversity offered by intelligent building technology.
In living rooms, bathrooms and kitchens, black as a non-colour directs the focus on form and functionality. This is how black furniture and interior design ideas can combine minimalist sophistication with timeless class.
Gira System 3000 touch top unit
Modern design paired with high functionality: the Gira System 300 touch top unit offers three buttons and a swipe surface.
Gira E2 design line – subtle and sophisticated
E2 switches and frames for every type of interior. ✓ Available in six colours ✓ timeless elegance ✓ break-proof material
Gira System 55: flexible design for switches and socket outlets
Classic or modern, subtle or luxurious? Gira System 55 makes it possible to combine your favourite frame designs as you please. Try it out ➥
Gira Studio design line: round meets square
Never has a design line been more perfectly shaped than our Gira Studio. It embellishes every living space with its soft edges.