10 Moody and Masterful Ways to Use Grey in Interiors

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I do a bit of interior design work on the side, and I don’t think there’s been a project yet where I haven’t used grey. I love it for walls, bookshelves, furniture, floors — anything. My son’s room is, by far, my favorite room in my house and not because I feel a sense of nostalgia when I’m in his room, but because of his grey walls. His room is painted “Sweatshirt Grey” from Benjamin Moore, and there’s part of me that would paint my whole house that shade if I could get away with it. I’ll just be over here, dreaming about a whole grey home, while taking in this roundup of fantastic grey interiors and our favorite uses of grey in decor. —Erin

  1. Gillianne says:

    My mother, an antiques dealer who deftly blended old with new, was ahead of her time with gray. She designed our house with a light gray brick facade in the ’50s, the only one in my community at that time. Also gray touches throughout the house, including a charcoal-gray down-filled sofa–the “company” sofa in the living room–that I’d have taken a few years ago if I’d had room for it. Still stylish some 60 years later. In fact, the family that bought the house also bought that sofa.

  2. Sophia says:

    I love using grey in a living room, especially a dark grey. Even if it is just an accent wall. Here are some great examples: https://mykukun.com/seven-living-rooms-will-make-rethink-dark-walls/ Grey doesn’t have to be dull, it can really make a room.

  3. Emel Yavuz says:

    vintage sofas and a lot of books, so so good. I love reading.

  4. Kim says:

    I love gray, I use lots of it in our home,I think its comforting, moody and it also enhances bright colors, same with black…

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