Dark Gray Walls Add Dining Room Drama — balance dark gray walls with something light. In the photo, there are lots of windows and white trim and the ceiling is a bright white. If you go by these principles, a darker gray should be fine.
Wall color and ceiling light. The wall dividing the living and dining rooms is opened up with a wide archway for a more open feel. The distinctive patterned ceiling tiles were retained but new recessed lighting and fixtures were added.