Spots, stripes, chevrons – a pattern mash-up is the latest way to work with black and white
Channel black and white with a playful background of polka dots in different scales for a fun, laid-back feel.
Stick to a single colour palette and combine a group of vases with similar DNA to stand out against a stark white backdrop.
Don’t be afraid to work a clash of monochrome patterns – use varying scales of shapes and designs teamed with a bold stripe of colour to ground the look.
Monochrome pattern makes the ideal backdrop for shapely accessories. Contrast decorative pieces against a wall to let them stand out for a super-cool combo.
Create a sense of height in a space with punked-up classic stripes.
Don’t overlook the staircase – a blocky mono design makes a seriously eye-catching feature.
Yes, monochrome does have a softer side! Add a subtle pattern in a simple scheme for a calming vibe in black and white.
A plain white bathroom scheme zings into life with a bold-patterned backdrop wallpapered into an alcove.
The mono palette can be restful and elegant if executed with a light touch. A zany mobile contrasts softly against a white backdrop.