Dull Moment: Matte Black Picks

Sometimes the darkest things are the brightest additions to a space. Right now, we’re falling for the flat, but ultra-stylish matte black pieces that have made their way onto the design scene. Whether you opt for a more conservative approach to matte black through small accents or you wish to make a bold statement with standout lighting or seating, the soft and sultry finish makes no apologies for being dull.

By Candace Abbott
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Pulldown Spray Faucet

Brighten up your kitchen space with something dark. The Handle Pulldown Spray Kitchen Faucet by Moen combines good looks with function thanks to its 360 degree swivel pout and versatile pulldown spray faucet. Doing dishes got a little more bearable. $506

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Nelson Petal Clock

A reimagined classic originally created by George Nelson Associates, the Nelson Petal Clock is a captivating piece for any wall. Rendered in a flat matte black with beautiful brass detail, the clock makes timekeeping less of a stressor and more of a treat. $446.25

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Faceted Black Vase

Pick a piece for your tabletop that’s got many sides. A Faceted Black Vase shows how multi-dimensional matte can be. The ceramic vase shows a commitment to geometry and makes the ideal howe for bold and bright springtime blooms. $15

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Arrow Bar Stool

Sit on something that’s above it all in the design department. The Arrow Bar Stool appeals to the geometry lover in us all with a nod to angles and lines. The steel chair features a powdercoat finish, that gives the stool a rich, subdued quality. $399

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Bond Street Matte Tile

Don’t make selecting tile a production. Just go Bond Street Matte Black Tiles and consider your space decked out with major style. Nodding to menswear and the rich textured found in classic woven styles, these porcelain tiles are a perfect match for bold colors or equally exotic ebony and muted tones. Price upon request

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MinkaAire Kewl Ceiling Fan

Control your look. Control your temperature. The MinkaAire Kewl Ceiling Fan combines high-style with energy saving functions. Complete with four speeds and three blade this eye-catcher cools and fires up your place all at once. $114.95

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Chapeau Mini Pendant

Chapeau is French for hat, so why not top off your interior look with the Chapeau Mini Pendant. A dazzling lighting fixture this piece shows how beautifully matte black blends a little light. Secure this in your space and transform the room from ordinary to extraordinary. $118.06

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Brizo Odin Showerhead

Bathed in a noir moment? Now you can be with the Brizo Odin Showerhead. Aside from boasting eco-friendly qualities with watersense, this rain head shower shows off a sexy and subdued matte black finish. $127.82

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Berenson Cabinet Pull

It’s all in the details. So style them with the Berenson Cabinet Pull. An unassuming touch, this matte black accent enhances the beauty of wooden cabinetry tenfold with beautiful curves and angles. Not to mention, this bold touch has a perfect fit. $4.73 each

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