Dark and Moody Interior Design

A dark living room with bookshelves and a red chair.

Create a little mystery and mood with dark colors in your interiors.  Black, gray, dark blues and rich saturated colors set the stage for interiors that are dramatic and distinct.  Dark and moody interior design is a style that speaks to a deep and saturated color palette and a richness of depth and character.

A dark table with a vase of flowers in a moody interior.
Dark and moody interior (deringhall)

Dark gray and black walls give a space a distinct character that invites a bit of mystery and moody elegance.  Accented with black and white photography and mixed textures, the dark room is enhanced with added depth.

A dining room with black walls and wooden floors designed with a dark and moody interior.
Dark gray interior (design-milk)

Gold accents and an abundance of light give the dark room a very distinguished cozy aesthetic.

A dark bedroom with a chandelier and a bed.
Lusciously dark interior (blog.damaskdentelle)

Wood furniture in the dark moody mix gives a room warmth.  A black and white scenic mural brings life to this modern space.

A black and white living room with a dark and moody atmosphere.
Dark and moody interior with touches of warm wood (design-milk)

Light flooring and white hallways create contrast and relief when connecting various rooms that are dark.

A dark living room with black walls and a white couch.
Dark walls envelop this space (homedesigngreige.blogspot)

A strategic lighting plan keeps a dark room from being too intense, while providing a soft glow that welcomes.  This can be a very romantic setting for dining.

A dining room with a long table and dark chairs.
Dark and mysterious interior (leighclair)

Gold accents and mirrors are excellent accessories for the dark room.

Dark dining room with black walls and furniture.
Darkly attractive dining area (themesforbabyroom.blogspot)

Light flooring balances out this dark gray home office.

A dark and moody home office with black walls and chairs.
Dark and dignified home office (interiorly.wordpress)

Dramatic black walls and ceiling give this room a very sophisticated aesthetic.  Plentiful framed prints and golden brown accents keep the room from becoming drab and lifeless.  Key accent lighting infuses the room with warmth.

A bedroom with dark walls and a bed.
Glamorous dark bedroom (Houzz)

A satin finish on paneled walls adds to the depth and dimension of this room.  The décor creates drama and provides a distinguished character.

A dark home office with a chandelier.
Dark and distinctive study (digsdigs)

Dramatic art, unique lighting and sleek surfaces combine to create a very appealing modern space.

A moody kitchen with wooden cabinets and a painting on the wall.
Darkly appealing kitchen (88designbox)

Sumptuous caramel leather and colorful velvet upholstery contrast dark gray walls for a very cozy space.

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A moody living room featuring dark walls and a leather couch.
A welcoming room of dark colors (greatinteriordesig-blogspot)

Luscious silk window panels, luxury upholstery and a fur rug give this dark and moody room a boost of softness and light.

A living room with blue curtains and a coffee table featuring dark and moody interior design.
Lighting and white rug enhance this dark room (HGTV)

High ceilings are highlighted with uniquely structured lighting, lending interest to this black room.  Abstract artwork on a white background anchors the space, as the lighter sofas balance the room.

A dark and moody living room with black furniture and artwork.
Dramatic dark room (designapothecary.wordpress)

Faux wood and textured walls bring interest and dimension to a darker color palette.  The gray tones are warmed with the caramel leather sofa.

A modern living room with dark wooden walls and a leather couch, creating a moody interior design.
Dark gray and texture enhance this room (home-designing)

Dark reclaimed wood paneling accents this space, while the sectional sofa creates a warm and inviting place to relax.

A living room with a dark wood wall and a moody leather couch.
Dark brown panels enhance this space (holzmaninteriors)

To bring added drama and personality to a room painted dark, add accents in vibrant colors.  The dark backdrop brings items out in strong contrast.

A dark and moody living room with colorful furniture.
Dark walls accented with bright colors (Pinterest)

Dark shades of purple and blue are bold choices for the dark and moody vibe, creating rooms that are rich and distinctive.

A room with dark purple walls and a moody painting on the wall.
Deep purple walls create a stylish study (decoraid)
A living room with dark blue walls and a red couch.
Royal blue walls and deep plum sofa give this room drama (decor8blog)
A dark and moody living room with a large painting on the wall.
Dark and dramatic interior (robbstuckintl)

If rainy days are your favorite, these rooms create the mood.  If you are looking for interiors that are highly distinctive and dramatic, the dark moody style is for you.


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