Minimalist home interiors using matte black furnishings

Want to give your minimalist house an extra shot of style? Minimalist house interior designs usually call for clean lines, less furniture, minimal clutter, and muted colours. This creates a space that feels open and relaxing. But, minimalist interiors can also look cold and uninteresting. That’s why you need to have a design element that stands out. And what better way to inject a serious statement into any room than with matte black furnishings?

From track lights to cabinet handles to door frames; matte black decor and furnishings feel both timeless and ultra-modern. They give a stunning contrast to an otherwise monotonous colour palette and are an affordable way to give any space a stylish facelift.

Here are some great examples of matte black furnishings in minimalist interior design.

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House in Copenhagen, Denmark by Emil Dervish

These matte black furnishings are specifically chosen to match a circular cross-section. From the spotlights, to door handles, to cabinet pulls; the result is a classy space that feels modern and clean.

copenhagen house by Source: Emil Dervish
Source: Emil Dervish

The same house also features a black and white bathroom design. All bathroom fittings are concealed in the walls for space savings.

Copenhagen house bathroom by Emil Dervish
Source: Emil Dervish

710 sqf apartment in Moscow

This apartment was for a married couple who used it as a short-stay. The living, dining and small kitchen are in the same space, and lit by elegant matte black fittings, including a Sputnik-style dining lamp, track spotlights, and LED downlights.

710 sqf apartment in Moscow by Cartelle Design
Source: Cartelle Design

House in Belgium

A set of conical pendant lights hang over a matte black dining table in the dining area. The doorway sliding doors with matte black aluminium frames allow light to flood the area.

Minimalist interior design home in Belgium by Source:

Converted 1076 sqf apartment in Slovakia

This apartment has a unique feature. A large bookshelf fills an entire wall, with black trim on the edges. Part of the bookshelf can be swung open revealing a doorway to the bedroom behind.

If you have an existing shelf and want to add matte black trim, you can paint it using Dulux Satinwood paint.

Converted 1076 sqf apartment in Slovakia by JRKVC
Source: JRKVC

Bathroom with black door frame and black mirror frame

This minimalist bathroom has a simple concrete floor, and all-white sink and walls. However, the contrast comes from the black door frame, window frame and black framed mirror.

Minimalist black and white bathroom
Source: richardpowersphoto

Home in Milan

A beautiful shower screen with matte black frame is the highlight of this bathroom.

Minimalist bathroom in Milan. Source Spinzi
Source: Spinzi

Beach house in California

The matte black fittings stand out against the white walls and light wood flooring. These include the vessel sink, round black framed mirror, the matte black taps, as well as the black-framed photo on the wall.


Goose-neck kitchen tap in matte black

This all-white kitchen cabinet with light grey concrete countertop has a matte black faucet as the centrepiece.

Goose-neck kitchen tap in matte black. Source. semihandmade
Source: semihandmade

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