20 Modern Black Houses That Will Impress You

15.06.2022 Admin 24
Modern houses are known for their geometric details and use of earthy design. If you are a fan of neutral colours, natural accessories or the sunlight that peeks through your glass windows, you landed on the right page! Neutral tones are commonly chosen such that natural light can be utilized. White is a common classic colour picked by many. It can be the most flexible colour you can have for your home, however, there is more to other colours than meets the eye. You heard it – there are other classic colours such as elegant black.

Many of us are afraid to try the colour black for its dark connotation. When you think about a black house, what immediately comes to your mind? You might be thinking of a house without the reach of sunlight or a living room with a thick, dark drape. You might have also thought about a house straight out of a fictional, thriller movie. It may look mysterious and abstract but, black can boost the beauty of space and material. In a fact, black can be as flexible as white as it can make other aspects stand out. 

On this page, you will find that the dark hue of black can make you fall in love with a place at first sight! Great projects from experienced designers prove that nothing can go wrong with the use of this colour. Modern black houses are a thing and they should be made known! 

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black house on a lake

Archipelago House by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
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Photo via thamvidegard.se

First on our list is this unique house built with space and nature in mind. Yes, the designers pulled off a close-to-nature, serene vibe in an archipelago. This summer house, as mentioned on their page, was built with materials being transferred by boat from the mainland. They say that the horizontal black-stained exterior of the house relates to the vertical aspect of the tall pines and the view of the Baltic Sea.

black bathroom

Bathroom by Igor Sirotov Architects
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One of the essential parts of the house is the bathroom. In this design project by Sirotov Architects in Russia, the natural black colour showcased the natural appeal of stone and light. Here, the designers took the time in bringing the best out of the harmony of space, nature and light.

narrow black house

Black House by Atelier Tekuto
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Photo via contemporist.com

In this black house, there is no narrow area that cannot be designed. It is deep at 1.5 meters below street level as per contemporist.com. The house may not be as big as any other black house but it fits quite perfectly in its classy solid black in the street. 

wooden house with black roof

wooden house with black interior

Black House in Santa Clara, New York and Black House 2 by Milad Eshtiyaghi 
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Photo via miladeshtiyaghi.com

This particular project masterpiece boosts the elegance of the black hue by having a minimalist principle in it. The use of the natural aspect of the modern design stands out with the skylight, wood material and plants as vital accessories. As per the designer’s website, they incorporated their client’s needs and utilized the forest as a constant element of the design.

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Black on Black on Black by Fifth and Sixth
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Photo via apartmenttherapy.com

It does not matter if you put black colour over black materials. The house designed by Fifth and Sixth will surely captivate your eyes. Putting black pots and black trims over the dark exterior is also remarkable in this case. Talk about a solid look!

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Carterton House by Donnell & Day Architects
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Photo via donnellday.co.nz

The Carterton House is one black house that will inspire you to rest and relax. Donnell & Day Architects created the form to utilize the spaces and light in the house. The contrast between the dark and light colours makes the house in harmony with the rural setting’s calm and laidback vibe.



Framing House by Kouichi Kimura
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With this artistry, the designers sought some flow in the passageway of the house. This black house is more than what seems to be an enclosed area. It has more spaces inside for different purposes. Looking at it from the outside, the black exterior is a perfect way to appreciate the beauty of the front to end passageway which illuminates when it gets dark.

black panel house

House K by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
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Photo via archilovers.com

Another impressive design from Tham & Videgård Arkitekter is their House K. Light and space are prioritized in this masterpiece as one would notice the spaces in each set of blocks. This allows light to pass through different sides of the house. As per their description, House K is made of stained black plywood panels and concrete as the main structure.

black barn

Lake House Chic by Paul Bates Architects
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A lake house is an abode where you can enjoy nature’s freshness and calm. With this, you might wonder if a black house will suit its depiction. Well, Paul Bates Architects surely did a nice job in designing this lovely house. The black colour seemed to blend in perfectly among the grasses and trees. Its glassed half gives a peek at the view surrounding the house.

black house with rock facade

Local Rock House By Pattersons
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This house utilized the combination of the vertical design in black and the beauty of rocks. It is a contrast of colours and lines. The designers maximized the area as well as the natural light. As you will look at its façade, the house perfectly blends in with nature.

two story black house

Mid-Block House by Scott Posno Design
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Photo via homedesignlover.com

Similar to the other black houses, this design by Scott Posno is one remarkable piece. You will easily see the fine shape of it and the glasses that make it look spacious. It is also good to note the contrast of colours of the exterior and interior of the house. It stands out on its own without boasting its features as you can still see the beauty of the other old houses.

modern black brick house

Modern black brick house by East Architects
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Photo via archello.com

Brick and black can be a match in this house by East Architects. The windows serve for the natural light to come in. Its lines are perfect and the house looks stunning in its classic black tainted bricks.

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Modular Black Dream Home by A-cero Architects
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When we say glass, can we also say black glass? Well, for this A-cero Architects’ design, they mean seriously impressive art. This black dream home is one of its own as the glasses were tainted black for aesthetics. It blends well with the grassy area outside.

black house with terrace

Modular Home by Set Ideas Design
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Photo via dezeen.com

Fabricated materials are also up for an aesthetic appeal. In this case, black ones can create beauty in the middle of the trees. The contrast between the exterior and interior of the house is what makes it unique. Its interior has wood and blue combined. Certainly, there is more to the house than meets the eye!

black and gray interior

Moscow House by Stephen Tsymbaliuk
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Photo via stephentsymbaliuk.com

One of the amazing black houses is designed by Stephen Tsymbaliuk. Maximizing space, use of wood and the flow of air is what makes this house stand out. The light fixture that seemed like a flying bird is also aesthetic as the interior looks natural and relaxing.

modern black exterior

Ridge Road Residence by StudioFour
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Photo via contemporist.com

This black house is distinct in its wide and big glass windows. It also utilizes the area and space for the house. Its interior is mostly wood as they used natural materials for the design. A single tree is beside the house which is also part of the aesthetic.



Skypoint Villa in Bedford Hills, New York by Reza Mohtashami
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Photo via amazingarchitecture.com

This particular project masterpiece boosts the elegance of the black hue by having a minimalist principle in it. The use of the natural aspect of the modern design stands out with the skylight, wood material and plants as vital accessories. As per the designer’s website, they incorporated their client’s needs and utilized the forest as a constant element of the design. 



The Music Box Residence, designed by Scott | Edwards Architecture
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Photo via contemporist.com

Next is the dual purposed house where family and music are interrelated. If you are a fan of music or someone who loves rehearsals and practices, you will appreciate this one of a kind art. The designers kept in mind the aspects needed for music lovers. You would notice the black exterior making the house look classy. The glassed areas were placed for the appreciation of nature and view.

traditional aesthetic black house

biig open space interior
Traditional Aesthetics and Modern Design in One Roof by Oller & Pejic
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Photo via g-pulse.com

Part of our list is this house in a desert. It is unique in its one roof which was tainted black for its aesthetic. The glasses are suitable for the nice view outside. This modern house is impressively one of a kind!

victorian black house

Victorian by Envelope A+D
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Photo via remodelista.com

The victorian design has been popular for its sophisticated look and timeless elegance. The designers in this black house have incorporated this look into the modern era. Yes, black has its elegant look together with its contrast look in its interior. Blue and black have been a tandem in this case.

 

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