11 Monochromatic Rooms

By Sharon Johnson


Monochromatic need not mean mundane. The use of a single color as the prevailing design element can enliven a room in some surprising ways. When one color predominates, it allows patterns and textures to emerge as never before. Done well, a monochromatic room can be the epitome of great design. Here are 11 examples of monochromatic rooms you're sure to admire.

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Living Room by Susan Anthony

Beautiful in Blue

Patterns abound in this bright and elegant living room, but all are anchored by a variation on cornflower blue. With the color as the unifying theme, the check, trellis, ikat, and fish-themed patterns all pull together to create this monochromatic oasis.

For more blue rooms, see The Allure of Indigo: 9 Great Rooms.

Living Room
by Susan Anthony

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