Just like Chanel’s tweed jacket, black and white will always be a classic. And for good reason. When combined, this shadowy palette is the epitome of chic and provides the ultimate foundation from which to build upon. While monochrome is mostly about black, white, and gray (which is perfect for the color averse), stylists are now including accents of brass, gold, raw timber, and marble to really ramp up the style dial.
While layering and texture are key to crafting any interior, they’re even more critical to the monochromatic scheme. Forgoing color means you need contrasting materials such as linen, leather, and bleached-out timber to add that much-needed texture and comfort factor. Australian interior stylist Steve Cordony has perfected this tonal look. In this exclusive chat, Cordony kindly shares his secret to achieving this much-lauded style at home.