We’re all aware of the importante of color in our lives. Actually, color can transform a space, so getting your palette right counts for a lot. One easy place to start? With a versatile but unexpected neutral—like slate gray.
What is Slate? “Slate is a dark shade of gray with earthy undertones. The color is named after slate rock, which is lighter in color than charcoal, and which often contains touches of red, blue, and brown.”
“Slate gray is the color of concrete or natural flagstone,” Brenna Morgan, owner and principal designer at Brenna Morgan Interiors, says. “It is a fantastic deep neutral that plays well with other colors.”
In other words? Slate can be an incredibly fun color to decorate with because it can do it all. It’ll make a striking addition to a space in need of a bold accent color, and if you use it from floor-to-ceiling, it’s sure to leave a room feeling incredibly cozy.
Still drawing a blank on how to use the striking neutral? We’ve got you covered. Ahead, we’ve rounded up 16 stunning slate gray interiors and 5 different ways to decorate with the color slate.
Filling a room with color from floor to ceiling can be a daunting prospect. After all, most colors are best in small doses. But since slate is so versatile, it’s actually up to the task. Sure, it’s a darker color than you might be used to seeing in every corner of a room. But if what you’re after is a cozy, sophisticated atmosphere, it’s sure to deliver.