October 31, 2020

13 Gray and Black Interiors Set the Tone for Halloween

Dark neutrals don’t have to be boring. This Halloween, we’re channeling spooky yet chic energy into these gray and black interiors.

1. Russian Aeronautics and Space Travel Set the Theme at Moscow’s Cafe Polet by Asthetíque

Black-birch paneling and stainless-steel doors channel Russian constructivism in the first dining zone at Moscow’s Cafe Polet by Asthetíque. Photography by Mikhail Loskutov.

2. Tomo Design Goes Futuristic for Heytea Lab Flagship in Shenzhen

The Tea Geek Lab is set under a striking sloped ceiling where myriad metal textures add depth and character to the space. Photography courtesy of Tomo Design.

3. Magu Design Goes to the Core of Norway’s Aker BP Collaboration Center Experience

Below the lobby ceiling’s custom textile installation, a fireplace by Safretti within a feature wall of Quarella Fior Di Pesco marble warms Fredericia seating and tables; the rug is by Mossimo. Photography by Arne Bru Haug.

4. The IIDA Honors the Winners of its 47th Annual Interior Design Competition

Xi’an Changjiang Insun Imax Cinema by One Plus Partnership. Photography by Jonathan Leijonhufvud.

5. Karl Lagerfeld Headquarters in Amsterdam by Framework Studio Hails the Late King of Fashion

Archways, flanking small meeting areas for the design studios, are original, but the oak floor planks and wall paint are new. Photography by Kasia Gatkowska/Photofoyer.

6. Le Square Épicier Fin is a Vietnamese-French Mash-Up of a Marketplace by Locatelli Partners

The villa’s original stone staircase dating to the late 1800s was preserved. Photography by Luca Rotondo/Photofoyer.

7. La Cage Noire Nightclub by Minas Kosmidis Architects Invites a Walk on the Wild Side

La Cage Noire, a newly opened nightclub in Komotini, Greece, draws design inspiration from its namesake the black cagePhotography by Stefanos Tsakiris and edited by Christos Kaligos. 

8. AD Architecture Dresses Up the Trongyee Boutique in Shantou, China

Polished stainless-steel display fixtures hug the sidewalls, leaving the sales floor open for events. Photography by Ouyang Yun.

9. Shades of Gray Add Sophistication in this Tel Aviv Apartment by Maya Sheinberger

The graphite-gray kitchen comes with a sleek island topped with a large stainless-steel worktop. Photography by Itay Benit.  

10. Right Angle Studio Designs a Members-Only Club in Singapore

The dark-stained oak bar is trimmed in gold stainless steel plates and topped with Viscon White granite. Photography by Studio Periphery.

11. Two Taiwanese Residences by Degree Design Balance Elegance and Comfort

Wallpaper also creates a scenic vista in the Wenshan apartment’s master bedroom. Photography courtesy of Degree Design.

12. Maurizio Lai Architects Designs Michelin-Starred Restaurant

Varying textures of porphyry stone—from split to brushed—form an angular arch that leads into the restaurant’s main dining room. Photography by Andrea Martiradonna.

13. Quarta & Armando Creates Multifunctional Shanghai Space

Seeposh pendants hang above a bar and custom table with Senchuan dining chairs. Photography by Peter Dixie/LOTAN.

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