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A touch of black

This beautiful house shows how a touch of black goes a long way to adding impact and sophistication to a home. Urrutia Design incorporates black throughout the indoor and outdoor spaces.


As soon as you enter this newly decorated home, the use of brown hues combined with black and white accents create a visual impact that is hard to miss. Each and every room in the home features black accents that work beautifully to highlight the warm neutral hues throughout the house.



The formal dining room is elegant and welcoming. A dark taupe hue on the walls ties in with the colour of the rug underneath the beautiful solid wood dining table. Black leather and suede dining chairs offer comfortable seating, with the black colour reflecting the colours used for the accessories and sliding barn doors.

Large, black-framed mirrors throughout the house reflect light through the rooms and add visual interest. In the dining room a large mirror at one end of the table makes the room feel visually larger. 

A mini cocktail bar is framed by an oversized mirror that offers a visually dramatic feature, while a large mirror in the kitchen bounces light around the space.

Black, white and a dark grey decorate the open plan kitchen. The central island features a solid white granite countertop that contrasts with the black cabinetry and mirrors the white cabinets that surround it. Dark grey walls create a dramatic contrast with the white features and highlight the fittings and accents used in the room.


Both the master and guest bedroom are decorated in calming colours. Mirrored bedside tables are reflected by rectangular mirrors with mirrored frames. Black accents are incorporated by the use of black ceramic bedside lamps and an ottoman upholstered in luxurious black fabric.








Urrutia Design have redesigned many interesting houses of different style and age. Their emphasis is always to focus on creating a healthy and respectful balance that bridges the architectural history of a home while providing a more contemporary, yet classic feel.