Black Is Best Used In A Home Office—Here's Why!
Tatler Homes Singapore|October - November 2021
Decorating a room in dark tones is a timeless look. For Ed Ong of Dwell Interior Design, black is best used in a home office—here’s why
Hong Xinying

Black represents the absence of colour, yet it is the most ubiquitous hue and pigment used in everyday life. In both the artistic and cultural realms, it bears much significance with its myriad associations of power, strength and mystery. In the field of interior design, dark tones certainly make a dramatic impact, creating a sense of intrigue while making full use of the light-absorbing qualities of black to create a soothing atmosphere.

It may not be the colour of choice for many when it comes to use on walls, but there are many benefits to selecting a dark hue for your furnishings, particularly in a home office. “Black walls can give a sense of focus and add a touch of sophistication to an otherwise plain space,” says Ed Ong, founder of Dwell Interior Design. “That said, not many people will paint a wall black, let alone an entire room (in black). So black furniture is a good choice; pieces in black fit easily into any existing setting.”

Here, Ong highlights the tips to know, while picking out pieces to spark ideas for your next home office makeover.

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