Dark and Masculine Living Room and Library.                                                                                                                                                      More

Ironically, I like the black wall, bookcase, and fireplace. It creates a focal point and leaves the focus on the art and the books while providing the contrast needed in the room.

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“By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches” ‭‭Proverbs‬ December was unusually warm here i…

BOISERIE & C.: Librerie-Bookcase

Warm, cozy library with velvet sofa, gourd lamps, oil painting - Tammy Connor Interior Design

I am all about this soft lighting with the focus on the Art….k...very cozy.

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playing with lights.The Finest Rooms by Thomas Jayne. I'd have to do major lighting like this if I go dark in the library room.

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62 Idee di Design per le Librerie della vostra Casa

The Scenic Drive project is a rustic modern home designed by Ryan Street & Associates, with interior design by Mark Ashby Design, located in Austin, Texas.


library/dining room w/ antique pedestal table for reading, eating, work, also ladder and antique globe n Mississippi house refreshed after Hurricane Katrina by designer Richard Keith Langham

black walls

The neutral oriental rug adds some lightness and texture against all the high gloss black (Tracery Interiors)

Glamorous dark and moody Mercer Island home

Glamorous dark and moody Mercer Island home

This library is perfection. We've used it as inspiration for several of our projects. Featured in Elle Decor and designed by Kelly Wearstler, Mercer Island, Washington.

.Love this!!!  I could read there forever!

A dark, near black wall color, possibly Farrow and Ball's Downpipe, contrasts the books, gilt frame and crystal.

black walls, library sconce, velvet sofa, library

Built-ins around a sofa, love the gray color too. Interiors - June/July 2012 - Page