When it comes to designing the interior of your home, dark wallpapers are a great way to add some style and personality to any room. While light and bright wallpapers are always popular, there is something to be said for the sleek and sophisticated look of modern and dark wallpaper designs. These wallpapers are perfect for those who want to add a touch of drama and glamour to their homes. Here are some tips to consider when using a dark wallpaper. 

Considerations for dark wallpaper designs 

Size of the room

Dark wallpaper tends to make a room feel intimate, it is best used in larger spaces to make a space cosier. If you have a smaller room, consider using the dark wallpaper as an accent wall rather than covering all four walls. 

Explore the style and color of your furniture and decor

When choosing furniture to compliment a dark wallpaper, it's important to balance the darkness of the walls with lighter pieces. This will prevent the room from feeling too heavy .Opt for furniture in neutral colors like white, beige, or grey to create contrast and balance the darkness. You can also choose furniture with metallic accents like gold or silver, which can add a touch of glamour and reflect light around the room. Additionally, consider adding some natural elements like wooden furniture or plants, which can add warmth and texture to the space. By pairing dark wallpaper with light and neutral furniture, you can create a sophisticated and stylish look that's also inviting and comfortable.

Play around with light

Dark colors tend to absorb light, which can make a space feel smaller and more enclosed. To counteract this effect, consider incorporating plenty of light sources into the room. This might include a mix of overhead lighting, table lamps, and floor lamps. Additionally, you may want to consider using light-colored furnishings and accessories to create contrast against the dark wallpaper. This will help to keep the space feeling open and balanced. Another option is to pair the dark wallpaper with a lighter-colored wallpaper on an adjacent wall to create balance and interest.

Modern dark wallpaper that you'll love for your home

Geometric patterns

 Geometric patterns are a popular choice for modern wallpaper designs. They come in a variety of colors and shapes, but when it comes to dark wallpapers, we love the look of black and white geometric patterns. They add a touch of modern sophistication to any room.

Floral patterns

Dark floral patterns are a great way to add a bit of drama to a room without going too bold. They can be paired with light-colored furniture and decor to create a beautiful contrast.

Textured designs

Textured wallpaper designs are perfect for adding depth and dimension to a room. They come in a variety of styles, from patterns to embossed designs, and can be found in dark shades like charcoal and navy.

Bold graphics

Bold graphic designs are perfect for those who want to make a statement with their wallpaper. Black and white graphic designs can add a touch of modern edge to any room.

Here are our top picks for dark Wallpaper designs that will instantly perk up your space and adds cosiness to the dream home.

Opulent Beauty, Wallpaper

With its distinctive hand-drawn golden pattern, this dark and grand wallpaper is a perfect blend of traditional and modern styles. It adds a touch of luxury and sophistication to any room, creating an expansive feel and a sense of grandeur in your living spaces.

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Amazon Botanical, Wallpaper

If you're searching for a botanical wallpaper that won't overpower your space, consider our Amazon wallpaper. With its tasteful display of ferns and foliage in shades of grey and dark tones, it strikes a perfect balance of natural and understated elegance.

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Terry Leaf, Wallpaper

Feel the breeze of the tropics in your own home with our tropical palm wallpaper.  This dark modern botanical wallpaper is a close-up illustration  of a palm leaf which creates an interesting, minimalist style for this larger than life botanical mural.

Terry Leaf, Wallpaper

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Furada, Floral & Toucan Wallpaper

The Furada wallpaper is an ode to a pristine paradise untouched by human interference, drawing inspiration from a historic location in Brazil. The wallpaper design features a delightful Toucan perched among delicate flowers in soft white and pastel hues. The linen texture adds depth and enhances the intricate details of the foliage, offering a tactile element that adds a touch of sophistication to any space in your home. Whether it's your bedroom or living area, this stunning wallpaper design is bound to bring an inviting and serene atmosphere to your space.

Furada, Floral & Toucan Wallpaper

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Stargazing, Wallpaper

The night sky has always been a source of awe and wonder for humans. Imagine bringing that enchanting feeling into your home with our dark and starry wallpaper. The repeating pattern creates a beautiful and immersive effect that can make any room feel like a dreamy oasis. As you gaze at the stars, you can let your imagination run wild and feel inspired to reach for the endless possibilities of the world. The tranquil and calming hues of the night sky make it an ideal choice for a bedroom or any space that you want to create a peaceful ambiance in.Stargazing, WallpaperFeatured: Stargazing, Wallpaper

Jungle Land, Wallpaper

Bring the allure of the tropics to your living space with this captivating dark jungle wall mural. The lush greenery and vibrant colors transport you to a far-off, magical land full of untold adventures. You can almost hear the rustling of the leaves and the calls of exotic animals as you gaze upon the intricately detailed scene. Whether you want to create a statement wall in your living room or add a touch of whimsy to your bedroom, this mural is sure to spark your imagination and inspire a sense of wanderlust.

Jungle Land, Wallpaper

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Horizon Ombre, Wallpaper

The Horizon wallpaper design showcases various tones blended organically together, creating that sleek and calming oasis in your own home.Paired with modern furniture and decor, this ombre wallpaper fades from dark and is bound to totally transform your space.

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Sashi Geometric Japanese, Wallpaper

Sashi is a geometric wallpaper with a small pattern inspired by the Japanese sashiko embroidery technique. This craft form was initially used to patch and repair worn work clothes. Available in dark and light tones.

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Swiss Cottage Stripes, Wallpaper

Stripes never go out of style! The Swiss Cottage wallpaper is designed to give stripes that pop of dimension. Available in dark and light tones.

Swiss Cottage Stripes, Wallpaper

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Classic Dino , Wallpaper

Aimed to surprise and delight both children and adults, our whimsical landscape of desert cactuses and roaming dinosaurs brings a playful element to your home decor.

Designed in green, yellow and a dark version for a fresh interpretation of our quirky dino design, this playful printed wallpaper brings the outdoors in for a unique finishing touch.

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French Panels, Wallpaper

Introduce a touch of vintage elegance to your living space by using the Dark French Panels mural wallpaper. For a remarkable effect, it is recommended to complement it with simple and modern furnishings.

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A Walk in the Jungle, Wallpaper

Transform any room of your choice with the refreshing tropical vibe of our Walk in the Jungle Wallpaper. This wallpaper perfectly blends different elements of nature, such as palm trees and various fauna, bringing a touch of the outdoors into your living space.

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Calbri Ombre, Wallpaper

The subtle blend of 2 colour tones in our ombre wallpaper in light and dark tones creates a faded and gradient composition of varied tones that make our gradient wallpaper designs both unique and perfect for a calming space. 

Calbri Ombre, Wallpaper

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Hagalund Pattern, Wallpaper

The Hagalund pattern is a modern design created by taking a graphic surface pattern from a book cover and softening it with hand movements. It features a seamless grid design that can be repeated on multiple walls, providing a contemporary touch to your interior decor.

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Mystical Garden, Wallpaper

Introduce a delightful tropical ambiance to your living space, nursery, or children's bedroom with our Mystical Garden Wallpaper. This dark and light charming wallpaper seamlessly combines different elements of nature, including palm trees and various fauna, to bring a slice of the outdoors into your home.

Mystical Garden, Wallpaper

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In conclusion, modern and dark wallpaper designs offer a unique and striking way to elevate the aesthetic of any living space. Whether you're looking for bold geometric patterns or intricate nature-inspired motifs, there is a wide range of options available to suit your personal style and preferences. From living rooms to bedrooms, these wallpaper designs can create a dramatic and sophisticated look, transforming your home into a cozy, stylish, and inviting haven. With their timeless appeal and versatility, these wallpaper designs are sure to impress and enhance the beauty of your living space for years to come.

Why choose Hello Circus’ wallpapers?

We understand your wall comes in different shapes and sizes. Each wallpaper is therefore customised to the dimensions of your wall, making each wallpaper unique to your home. We also sell by per meter square (Height x Width x Unit Price) and not by rolls so that you only pay for what you need for your wall.

Check out our guide on how to measure your wall for wallpaper!

Benefits of our wallpapers

  • High Quality: Our wallpapers are printed on high quality non-woven paper in factories with the highest standards from Europe. They are reinforced with nylon fibres to make the wallpaper stable and resilient.
  • Matte and non-reflective: Our non woven wallpapers are coated with soft and non-reflective matte finishing.
  • Safe and non-toxic: Our products are printed using stain resistant, VOC-free (Volatile Organic Compounds) inks on breathable, PVC (Polymerizing Vinyl Chloride) free paper. This ensures that your family and more importantly, your kids are not exposed to toxic chemicals which are usually present in traditional paint and wallpapers, all of which may have harmful health effects. 
  • Antimicrobial Protection
  • Wallpaper washability: All our wallpapers are washable, meaning that their surface is resistant to damage, and any domestic dirt or water stains can be wiped with a damp cloth or sponge.
  • Resistant to colour fading: Our production technology is designed to ensure optimum resistance to colour fading.
  • Fire resilient: Our wallpapers are fire rated in accordance with EN ISO 11925-2.

Read more about our wallpaper materials and check out our Ultimate Guide to Wallpapers for answers to the most commonly asked questions about wallpapers.

Interested in getting our wallpaper?

To get a quotation, please click on “Get Quote/Buy” at the product page that you like and submit an enquiry with wall dimensions. Check out our bestsellers wallpaper collection to get inspired! Installation is available as an add-on service for selected countries.

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May 03, 2023 — SINGHUI NG

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