3 Homes that Play with the Contrast of Black and White

The colors used in an interior can make or break the space. Too much loud, neon color and it can be impossible to relax. Too much white and light just bounces around. Too much black and you end up feeling like a vampire, even during the day. The homes featured in this post take a balanced approach to color. All the designs utilize a good deal of black and white, but also play in the space between those colors -- with gray accents and indoor greenery -- that makes the homes comfortable without sacrificing the chic style that comes with contrasting elements.