Black and Yellow for Spring 2012

Posted by Ferren, 4 January 2012

Left and centre images from Atlanta Homes Magazine. Right image is the opening piece from the Oscar de la Renta Spring 2012 collection via

There is something undeniably striking about the pairing of black and yellow. The colours are sophisticated and bold, and I am happy that this colour palette will see a resurgence this spring.

You can play with this theme by decorating in predominantly one colour and using the other as an accent, or go for a full marriage of the colours by mixing them throughout your décor. Also consider using some black and white photography in addition to painted works. Here is some inspiration…

Top left: “Untitled, 2007″ by Antje Hassinger; Top Right: “Girl at Piano, 1963″ by Roy Lichtenstein; Bottom Right: “Parrot Tulip Study in Yellow” by Hampton Hall; Bottom Left: “Yellow Tulip” by Joadoor

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