Colour Stories: Scandi Noir

Create beauty out of utility witha simple display of lovinglycrafted chopping boards.

Dip your toe inthe trend with adesign classic chair souped up with a decadently dark finish.

Subtle stud detailing transforms a plainbench into a discreetly luxe piece.

Set the scene foran intimate get-together with beautifully balanced accessories inmoody shades.

The epitome of pared-back style, this delicately angled statement table is effortlessly cool.

At once shapelyand solid, these sleek coffee tables have serious curve appeal.

A monastic daybed and stark light fitting create a brooding, austere scheme that’s surprisingly seductive.

Draw a wash of ambient lighting into your boudoir with a celebrated classic worked up in a dramatic new finish.

Spark interest bymixing textured throws and washed linensin a palette of cool greys.

Styling / Hannah Franklin

Photography ⁄ Jon Day

Shining a spotlight on the now and the next in home design and decor, Livingetc is the UK's best selling high end and contemporary home design magazine. As a brand, Livingetc showcases the world's very best homes, breaks and makes the trends, and has access to leading international designers for insight and ideas. It was first published in 1998, and is currently edited by Pip Rich.