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Are you designing a black hallway and looking for inspiration? You’ve come to the right place. Spoak has all the interior design inspiration to get those creative juices flowing. Browse room designs, inspiration images and decor ideas or take our free room design tool for a spin below!

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Untitled designed by Miranda Beck
UntitledDesigned by Miranda Beck
Hallway designed by Kris Bart
HallwayDesigned by Kris Bart
Hallway designed by Roxanne Esteves
HallwayDesigned by Roxanne Esteves
Hallway designed by Elissa Hall
HallwayDesigned by Elissa Hall
Dining Room - Back Wall designed by Rescued Room Design
Dining Room - Back WallDesigned by Rescued Room Design
Salon Suite designed by Tracie Robinson
Salon SuiteDesigned by Tracie Robinson
Entryway Guest Wall w/ Sideboard for reference designed by Karleigh Miller
Entryway Guest Wall w/ Sideboard for referenceDesigned by Karleigh Miller
Entry designed by nisha jain
EntryDesigned by nisha jain
Store Interior designed by Abby Baker
Store InteriorDesigned by Abby Baker
Entry designed by Caitlyn Smith
EntryDesigned by Caitlyn Smith
Hallway - Today designed by Kerry Drapcho
Hallway - TodayDesigned by Kerry Drapcho
Entry designed by Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
EntryDesigned by Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
Hallway (copy) designed by Sanem D'Angelo
Hallway (copy)Designed by Sanem D'Angelo
Entryway Guest Wall w/ Chandelier designed by Karleigh Miller
Entryway Guest Wall w/ ChandelierDesigned by Karleigh Miller
Entryway Guest Wall designed by Karleigh Miller
Entryway Guest WallDesigned by Karleigh Miller
Mudroom designed by Janae Sullivan
MudroomDesigned by Janae Sullivan
Hallway (copy 2) designed by kenzie mac
Hallway (copy 2)Designed by kenzie mac
Untitled designed by Sabrina Hull Ward
UntitledDesigned by Sabrina Hull Ward
Upstairs Hallway designed by Bailey Rankin
Upstairs HallwayDesigned by Bailey Rankin
Rendering View 2 - Option 1 designed by Hailee Brush
Rendering View 2 - Option 1Designed by Hailee Brush
Untitled designed by Paula Dixon
UntitledDesigned by Paula Dixon
Hallway designed by Carley Chapdelaine
HallwayDesigned by Carley Chapdelaine
Living Room designed by KATHERINE ECK
Living RoomDesigned by KATHERINE ECK
Gothic Vibes designed by Monique De La Vega
Gothic VibesDesigned by Monique De La Vega

Design tips for decorating a black style hallway

Here’s how to achieve the black aesthetic room of your dreams.

How do you decorate with black?

Black can be both a bold statement and a subtle accent in a hallway. When using black in your decor, it's important to consider balance and proportion. Too much black (or other dark colors) can make a large space feel heavy or overwhelming. Consider using black as an accent color or incorporating it in smaller doses throughout your space. A black feature wall, floor, or ceiling can create dramatic impact, making the space feel grounded and expansive without overpowering. Black accent furniture, such as a sleek sofa, a lacquered table, or matte chairs, can serve as elegant anchors in a room.

Black pairs beautifully with pretty much any other color. For a bold, contemporary look, pair black with vibrant primary colors like red, yellow, or blue. For a softer, more timeless palette, combine black with pastel shades or warm neutrals. To prevent black from making a room feel too dark or heavy, balance it with lighter elements and varied textures. Pair black with whites, creams, or light grays to create a striking contrast. Black and white patterns can add a dynamic layer to your room whether it’s through a bold striped rug, geometric tile, or an intricate wallpaper design.

Lighting plays a crucial role in how black is perceived in a space. Ample natural light can soften the intensity of black and highlight its elegance. Consider using black as a backdrop for mirrors or metallic accents. Incorporate materials like glass, metal, or textured fabrics to add visual interest and depth. The contrast between black and reflective surfaces can create a sense of depth and add a touch of glamor. Incorporating different lighting sources like pendant lights or table lamps can create a warm and inviting ambiance against a black backdrop.

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