A glossy black fireplace and an oversized chandelier steal the show and bring traditional touches to this modern living room. When purchasing big-ticket items such as a rug or armchair, look for pieces that are either all white or all black rather than both - this will make it easier to mix and match.
Metal stools and chrome spotlights (these are from Cafe Lighting.) inject touches of glamour and industrial utility to this monochrome kitchen.
Bedside lamps from Ollys Of Seaforth sitting on White Louvre side tables from Alfresco Emporium. create a Hamptons chic feel, while the black sleigh bed brings sophistication. Cushions are a risk-free and affordable way to introduce colour.
White walls and floor are warmed up with black carpet, sourced from a wholesaler and hand sewn to create an affordable rug. A childhood bed has been given a fresh look with a coat of white paint.
A bold monochrome mat will add personality to an all-white bathroom, as well bringing a modern touch to a traditional bathroom. For a similar rug, try the Chevron rug from Freedom.
A black floor is a striking contrast against white walls, with touches of red and gold - and a crystal chandelier - bringing a look of luxe to a highly minimalist room.
A DIY makeover is an easy way to get the black and white look. Here, an old cabinet and desk - a Salvos find - have been painted in black enamel and lifted with new handles from Schots Home Emporium.