In Stephen Shubel's "moody and eclectic" bedroom in his California house, he mounted flea-market finds against a black wall. Genuine Fake Books wallpaper by Deborah Bowness creates the illusion of more space. Comforter and striped pillowcases, West Elm.
This bedroom feels incredibly elegant, and the look can be achieved rather simply. Velvet and linen bedding, a contrasting throw, matte black paint, and metallic bedside table show how minimalism doesn't always have to be white.