Decorating your home can involve tonnes of decision-making. A lot of that revolves around choosing your colour palette. But there is a way you can skip this lengthy and sometimes limiting experience, by opting for striking monochrome or black & white art instead.
Black and white prints will accommodate any space and look, from something classic to a more edgy, contemporary space. Choose between minimal graphic designs, comic pop art, and inviting landscapes for a home update so timeless, it will never go out of fashion.
Pick from a selection of the best monochrome art below:
Unusual Encounter by Ruben Ireland
Unusual Encounter is a dramatic and mysterious piece of black and white wall decor by Ruben Ireland. Specialising in graphic illustration, the artist portrays the encounter between man and beast. A thoughtful piece for any black and white scheme with collage elements to add depth and intrigue.
Valley Of Secrets Black & White Art by 83 Oranges
Add some atmosphere to your home with one of the black & white prints by specialist design studio, 83 Oranges. The misty valley scene is a haunting and beautiful use of black and white photography suited to both avid travelers and brooding dreamers. Who can say where the winding path will take you?
Space Jelly by Terry Fan
We can’t think of a home that wouldn’t feel more unique with this cosmic jellyfish illustration by Terry Fan. The monochrome jellyfish print comes in a modern matte finish but still brings the illumination of the mystical jellyfish drifting through a starry night.
Retrospection Art Print by 83 Oranges
Move away from black and white prints that draw a square on your wall by choosing this monochrome buffalo photograph by 83 Oranges. A natural grazing scene with the angular strength of more abstract art. The heroic horns pop out sharply from the print in isolation from the stark, white background.
My Superhero 02 BATMAN Minimal Pantone poster by Chungkong
Who doesn’t love a bit of Pantone on the wall? Show that you know your interior design with this playful, comic take on the colour code black. Artist Chungkong’s minimal movie posters are creative design at its best.
Monochrome art by 83 Oranges
This monochrome floral print by renound design studio, 83 Oranges shows the variety that can be achieved with simple black & white art. Add an elegant flourish to your home without letting things get too complicated.
Imagine by Sammy Slabbinck
A dreamy feline-meets-Lennon collage from amazing collagist and illustrator, Sammy Slabbinck. The wall art of choice if you’re looking to add some statement black and white framed prints to your home.
Lace Skull Light by Ali Gulec
Contrast decadence with mortality with this bold monochrome Ali Gulec print. The black and white Gulec illustration is one of a series of skull prints from the artist that offers a contemporary finish alongside an arresting message.
Morning wind balloons by yetiland
The joyful collage by yetiland pictures a triumphant scene of flight across a landscape of arching valleys and mountaintops. The monochrome print features a variety of gradients and altitudes to bring some adventure to your decor. Better yet, pop it in a frame for this print to have a full impact!
Some Hot Tea For My Hottie Monochrome Art by Laura Graves
The humble text-based illustration by Canadian artist, Laura Graves really knows how to make your house a home. When isn’t there room for a steaming cup of tea and love? Invite both into your home with this monochrome art.
Wilderness by Vasare Nar
Achieve a modern finish with this Aztec-inspired black & white art by Vasare Nar. The mixed-media artist uses hand drawn design to achieve this fun geometric statement.
Rorschach by Robert Farkas
What do you see? We see an incredibly chic piece of monochrome art. The layered print by graphic designer, Robert Farkas depicts a scene of wildlife through a wolf’s perspective.
Diamond Eyes by 83 Oranges
A stripped-back black and white design by studio, 83 Oranges. The slot machine type image balances bright diamonds with their consuming appeal.
A Beautiful Death by Terry Fan
Death meets beauty in Terry Fan’s rendition of black & white art. A trail of flowers floating in the wind come to their inevitable conclusion. A pretty but edgy image to include in your favourite space.
WANDERLUST by Vasare Nar
Vasare Nar’s playful illustration of the word ‘wanderlust’ pops out in front of the more muted, newspaper style Aztec print. A joyful but understated piece of black and white wall decor perfect for the home or office.
We Are All Made of Stars by Nicebleed
Francis Minoza and Laurence Minoza are the two brothers that make up the team Nicebleed. Here they have designed a striking monochrome print with a macabre theme.
Life is a Bold Adventure by Joy StClaire
Have you heard of life-loving artist, Joy St.Claire, yet? You’ll love what she does. This nostalgic black and white photograph of a fairground comes in different formats to suit your decorative needs.
Tell my Wife I Love her Very Much, She Knows by Jay Fleck
A whimsical monochrome print by illustrator and designer, Jay Fleck. Invite love’s power to cross the universe into your home with this sci-fi themed print.
Music Catcher by Davies Babies
A fun twist on a dream catcher and a music record, we love the texture of the feathers set against a matte grey background in this monochrome print by David Babies.
The Dark One by Davies Babies
Feel the force with this simple but effective black & white art print by David Babies. A piece for every Star Wars or graphic design connoisseur alike.
The American Bison by Davies Babies
Look through the keyhole of one bison’s struggle through the snow with this variation on black & white art by David Babies. Choose this print for a landscape with a difference.
The Banyan Deer by Davies Babies
Invite a wild take on an astrological chart into your home with this stylish black & white art rendition by David Babies.
PANTHERS by Jazzberry Blue
You’re going to love this monochrome panther print by Toronto-based artist, Jazzberry Blue. A modern and fierce print to elevate the look of your home.
Torn 1 by Famous When Dead
A mysterious take on pop culture by UK-based artist, Famous When Dead. The alluring collage is sure to add a textural feel to your collection of black & white art prints.
Torn 2 by Famous When Dead
Embrace the depth of lush lips standing out against a subtle papered background in this collage by artist, Famous When Dead.
Torn 3 by Famous When Dead
Incorporate some fashion with a twist of intrigue into your home with this black and white wall art by Uk-based artist, Famous When Dead.
Albert Einstein by Nicebleed
Gain some insight into the complex mind of a genius with this Einstein glitch art print by sibling duo, Francis Minoza and Laurence Minoza with this black & white art print.
Kurt Cobain by Nicebleed
What better way to decorate your home than with a music legend? This Kurt Cobain glitch print is black and white abstract art at its finest. A great choice for music fans and art lovers alike.
Good Night by Nicebleed
Good Night is a celebration of good graphic design’s ability to make the simplest shapes appear new. The spellbinding scene includes a contemporary marble texture which will suit any living space.
Doodle Skull by Ali Gulec
A surreal jumble of doodles come to life through a macabre black and white illustration in this darkly playful piece by Ali Gulec.
Weapons Of Mass Creation by Bianca Green
Now these are some weapons we can get on board with. The combination of witty text and beautifully illustrated drawing tools by artist, Bianca Green, will add light to even the most reclusive artist’s office.
Anonymous I. by Dr. Brezak
A darkly comic monochrome Guy Fawkes print by Dr. Brezak. The artist combines tradition with modern digital techniques to deliver this fun take on anonymity.
Homes on Parade. by Nick Nelson
A relaxed cascade of houses topped with the portrait of a dreaming woman. Vintage photography meets contemporary illustration in this black &white art print by Nick Nelson.
Give Peace a Second Chance by Nick Nelson
Wise words by contemporary artist Nick Nelson. Brighten your home with this statement black & white art.
Geometric Stairs Flower by Francisco Valle
Add some stylish and timeless decor to your abode with this geometric black and white print by digital artist Francisco Valle. Climb the monochrome stairway to a sweet pop of colour at the top.
Geometric Wave Flower by Francisco Valle
Spot the flower hidden in this geometric sea. The strong angular shapes of this abstract black & white art will add a contemporary feel to your living space.
Night climbing by Balazs Solti
So much love for this whimsical illustration by Hungarian artist, Balazs Solti. You can feel the ambition and joy of the climber through the looming but starry arch of the rock face. Prints with plenty of negative space will add a great dimension of shape to your room.
Space Within by Ruben Ireland
Illustrator, Ruben Ireland designs a fantasy scene for modern homes in this magical print. Crowned with antlers, the forest queen exudes confidence as a bunny snoozes on her lap. An expertly designed graphic print to compliment your space.
It Girl by Ruben Ireland
An intriguing depiction of an ‘It Girl’ by Illustrator Rubin Ireland. You really have to look twice at this mysterious beauty!
Room Skull B&W by Ali Gulec
Look closely and you will find Ali Gulec’s trademark image of a skull in this complex monochrome art print. Delight too, in the light slipping photographically in through the window, setting the disarray of the interior against the bright outdoors.
Home Taping by Ali Gulec
A dark and nostalgic depiction of a skull by Istanbul-based artist, Ali Gulec. A contemporary monochrome print reflects back an unravelled and scrambled image of the human.
Skull 4 by Ali Gulec
A subtly dark satire of a psychedelic print with a morbid secret. This Ali Gulec art print creatively uses dimension in this abstract black and white art, which will add a stylish twist to your room.
Wicker Skull by Ali Gulec
A wicker skull conceals a thorny rose backdrop in this morbid, yet modern, print by Ali Gulec. Add a flourish with a bit of edge to your room with this black and white art.
Geodesic by Terry Fan
A ‘geodesic’ design uses straight lines within a curved space, ‘geodesy’ is also the method used to measure the earth. Combining these elements in illustration, Terry Fan creates an artful take on an image of a globe in this monochrome art.
The Moon by Terry Fan
A pretty take on the ever-popular educational posters. Terry Fan’s ‘The Moon’ will bring an inspiring space odyssey into your room.
Mystic Buffalo by Terry Fan
The bold buffalo illustration by Terry Fan will catch everybody’s attention in your living room. The sturdy animal reveals a vision of a tranquil night’s sky. A celever and mystical piece of black & white art.
Winter Owl by Terry Fan
Trained at Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, Terry Fan blends together a skilled use of graphite, ink and modern digital design to create mesmerising work. The result here is a magical image of an owl dressed for a snowy winter.
The Curiosity by Terry Fan
The Curiosity is a monochrome print with an aged, sepia-toned feel and hand drawn strokes. So if you’re looking for some black and white prints with a touch of warmth and authenticity, Terry Fan is your artist and this portrait of a mystical creature is for you.
MY-BIG-BANG-HAIR-THEORY by Chungkong
Specialising in contemporary art that twists and reinvents pop culture, artist Chungkong turns his hand to the cast of The Big Bang Theory. The monochrome print is a fun depiction of Sheldon and the rest of the gang through simply, hairstyles.
MY STAR WARHOLS DARTH VADER MINIMAL CAN POSTER by Chungkong
A contemporary take on the original Pop Artist, Andy Warhol. Here a sharply contrasted dark and light side of the force makes up this witty Star Wars art poster by Chungkong.
My SUPER SODA POPS The Punisher by Chungkong
Artist Chungkong always includes a great sense of humour in his work. In this monochrome print, a soda pop bottle is set against the emblem of Marvel’s The punisher and a quote by pop legend, David Bowie.
Faceless No 1 by Famous When Dead
A brooding portrayal of fame by collagist, Famous When Dead. A black and white print that manages to incorporate plenty of texture is a stylish addition to any wall.
Faceless No 2 by Famous When Dead
Tear up your wall with this defaced collage of a model by artist, Famous When Dead.
Faceless No 3 by Famous When Dead
FWD plays on the familiar posturing of photographed celebrity by obstructing their clarity, confronting how saturated we are with media images.
Whale in a Teacup by Terry Fan
An adorable graphite illustration by artist Terry Fan. This warming cup of tea holds a giant surprise! A piece of black & white art to treasure!
Secret Streets II by David Fleck
A stunning blue watercolour scene is framed by the silhouettes of city life in this David Fleck black & white art print.
Kiss of a Panda by Robert Farkas
A witty caricature of rock musician, Kiss is depicted in this black & white art by Robert Farkas. The humorous black and white print of a rockstar panda will bring tonnes of joy to your home.
MY SUPERHERO-VW-T1-Punisher by Chungkong
Two legends meet in this VW campervan/ Marvel comic hero pop print by Chungkong. The vigilante, Frank Castle fought crime in the name of his lost family using any method necessary, making this a complex take on the power of love.