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Photo by: Thomas Loof
Consider Black to Create Coziness

Even though there's a wall of windows, the black walls of this Greenwich, Connecticut home's library make the space feel intimate.

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Photo by: Thomas Loof
Consider Black to Create Coziness

Even though there's a wall of windows, the black walls of this Greenwich, Connecticut home's library make the space feel intimate.

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Fri, Oct 19, 2012 10:38 AM EDT

You don't have to be afraid of going dark with your decor and interior design. The spaces in these photos work a little black magic for a look that's sophisticated, seductive, and sure to make a dramatic statement in any season.

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