When faced with redecorating a small space, it’s natural to be drawn to light, bright neutral hues that you’ve been told will open up even the pokiest spaces. But choosing a brave, dark colour can be much more effective, creating a cool, dramatic look with an on-trend vibe. From moody hallways to sultry bathrooms, we’ve enlisted the help of some top designers from our SheerLuxe Interiors Panel, to give their tips on how to work dark shades into your home…

When faced with redecorating a small space, it’s natural to be drawn to light, bright neutral hues that you’ve been told will open up even the pokiest spaces. But choosing a brave, dark colour can be much more effective, creating a cool, dramatic look with an on-trend vibe. From moody hallways to sultry bathrooms, we’ve enlisted the help of some top designers from our SheerLuxe Interiors Panel, to give their tips on how to work dark shades into your home…

Stacked wooden crates, eclectic pots and vases with flowers - wedding flowers have never looked so rustic. Get more wedding inspiring at www.redonline.co.uk

Stacked wooden crates, eclectic pots and vases with flowers - wedding flowers have never looked so rustic. Get more wedding inspiring at www.redonline.co.uk

I don't generally like open shelving in a kitchen (gets dirty too easily!) but this is just flipping gorgeous. Love the mirror over the sink and everything else.

I don't generally like open shelving in a kitchen (gets dirty too easily!) but this is just flipping gorgeous. Love the mirror over the sink and everything else.

:: Indie room.:: loved that window-seat single bed. (Note: Between DB#1's upstairs and having spent last night on our sofa, I can confirm that I'd fit.)

:: Indie room.:: loved that window-seat single bed. (Note: Between DB#1's upstairs and having spent last night on our sofa, I can confirm that I'd fit.)

Brooklyn Decker's Eclectic Texas Home Turns On the Southern Charm //Los amoo, mi pareja favorita.

Brooklyn Decker's Eclectic Texas Home Turns On the Southern Charm //Los amoo, mi pareja favorita.

Spend rainy afternoons in your own teahouse. I love the idea of creating a tiny getaway in your own backyard — somewhere you can sneak off to, even during a storm, and sip tea while the rain pours down. Leaving two walls (or all four) open offers the shelter of a roof but the romance of being outside.

Spend rainy afternoons in your own teahouse. I love the idea of creating a tiny getaway in your own backyard — somewhere you can sneak off to, even during a storm, and sip tea while the rain pours down. Leaving two walls (or all four) open offers the shelter of a roof but the romance of being outside.

Truly Open Eichler Home by Klopf Architecture, Arterra Landscape Architects & Flegels Construction

Truly Open Eichler Home by Klopf Architecture, Arterra Landscape Architects & Flegels Construction

This bathroom highlights how a mix of materials and details can work together – an ornate chandelier set against a backdrop of utility tiles, period fittings and a contemporary glass screen.

This bathroom highlights how a mix of materials and details can work together – an ornate chandelier set against a backdrop of utility tiles, period fittings and a contemporary glass screen.

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