Black, Ivory, & Gray Living Room

Black, Ivory, & Gray Furniture Color Schemes & Decorating Ideas

Bold, elegant and trendy, decorating a living room with black, ivory and gray will never go out of style. The versatile nature of these colors offers the perfect palette for your personal style. Classic or eclectic, black, ivory and gray can deliver the look you're going for.

Carnaby Street Living Room SetIvory sectional with black and gray accent pillows, matching black chair and ottoman, on an ivory and black rug.
Ivory loose-cushioned sectional combined with a black leather ottoman and matching chair on an ivory, white and gray rug.

To offset dark walls, light furniture keeps the color from becoming overbearing. The ivory couch pictured above softens the charcoal gray walls by adding contrast. Bringing in patterned pillows and soft leather furniture, like this ebony ottoman, pulls the colors together.

Martino Living Room SetBlack leather reclining sectional paired with glass topped chrome tables on an ivory shag rug.
Black leather reclining sectional with console paired with glass-topped chrome tables on an ivory shag rug.

Texture and color create harmony in this look. Ivory decor, like the crisp lampshades and plush shag rug softens and balances the stone gray wall with its bold, abstract painting. A black leather couch adds to this dance of contrasts, playing smooth fabric against the rough slate wall and a chic black color against the white rug.

Monaco Court Living Room SetTufted charcoal gray couch set with black legs and ivory accent pillows, glass-topped chrome tables on an ivory shag rug.
Luxurious tufted sofa set detailed with silver nailheads & black legs and accented with ivory pillows, chrome glass-topped tables and an ivory shag rug.

Here, simple ivory and black decor provide the perfect setting for this luxurious gray living room set. The clean lines of the chrome and glass accent tables and lamps evoke elegance when combined with the plush, porcelain-colored rug.

Nagoya Living Room SetBlack tufted leather sectional with matching ottoman on a gray and ivory throw rug.
Contemporary styled black leather tufted sectional with black and ivory accent pillows and a matching large ottoman on a gray and ivory rug.

Decorating with black furniture, like the supple leather sectional and ottoman pictured above, can easily overwhelm a small room. However, an ivory and gray rug and matching walls create a sense of open space in this design. Wall art combined with blue, ivory and black pillows keep the room feeling airy and energetic.

Ashford Landing Living Room SetGray sectional with dark track arms and block legs gray and white accent pillows with matching ottoman on a gray rug.
Chic gray sectional and matching chair & ottoman feature black track arms and block legs combined with chrome and ivory lamps on a gray rug.

Elevated by brilliant dashes of sunshine yellow, the pattern of these black and gray cushions and matching ottoman is striking. The ivory and chrome lamps work with the textured rug to frame this contemporary design like a work of art.

Neutral Hues

Decorating with ivory, black and gray decor provides plenty of flexibility when it comes to style and accent colors. These neutral shades have limitless design potential for furniture, textures and decor in almost any room.