From natural obsidian to lacquered and matte finishes, noir accents add a modern, moody touch
Editing by ANUSH J. BENLIYAN
The latest muse of California-based designers and makers is the ever classic color black. In much the same way that it is a staple in the wardrobe, the timeless, versatile hue is making a comeback in interiors via statement furniture pieces, elegant tabletop accessories and bold lighting fixtures, in a range of textures — from inky to matte. Take, say, beloved L.A. designer Brendan Ravenhill’s indoor-outdoor Ada sconce, crafted from solid sheet metal, which was inspired by an archetypal piece by the late French architect Charlotte Perriand. Or the acrylic Vacation side table featuring natural black sand and obsidian by multidisciplinary designer Leah Ring. Here, a collection of covetable noir home accents that will add an edgy pop to any space.
MARCH Brickett Davda bowl, $235.
BRENDAN RAVENHILL Ada 9 sconce, $495.
Feature image: The home of BRIGETTE ROMANEK. Photo by Shade Degges, C Magazine, April 2019.
This story originally appeared in the December 2019 issue of C Magazine.
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