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9 Whimsical Black and White Sun Room Ideas

9 Whimsical Black and White Sun Room Ideas

Emma Wright
  • Sunrooms are one of the most popular home additions today. They can be customized for all sorts of activities, from private jacuzzi spas to meditation chambers. Today, we've compiled these whimsical black and white sun room ideas to help you spark your creativity.
whimsical black and white sun room ideas

Sun rooms offer a wide range of functions, mainly because they reflect a home owner’s interests, hobbies, and idiosyncrasies. They can be an ideal breakfast area with nature and the sun as your company, or an excellent gathering area for kids and family filled with all sorts of entertainment sources and gadgets.

That’s why we’ve decided to compile whimsical black and white sunroom ideas from all over the web. With a timeless black and white color palette, you can add a touch of sophistication to your private reflection oasis, or your family’s top activity hub in record time. Let’s get started!

Color Contrasts Via Furniture

whimsical black and white sun room ideas 1Source: Crisp Architects
Photo by Rob Karosis.

Our first whimsical black and white sun room ideas come to us from Crisp Architects. This farmhouse’s sunroom features very sharp contrasts between the pristine white walls, the dark wood floor, and furniture. The soft, cozy black furniture coupled with the 22.5″ Metal LED Task Lamp with gold finishes adds a touch of luxury and comfort to this highly sociable space. With plenty of room for guests, this area is perfect for evening meals or long-winded business meetings.

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Do Away With Traditional Windows

whimsical black and white sun room ideas 2Source: Acanthus Architecture

Acanthus Architecture turned these whimsical black and white sun room ideas into reality, with special attention to details. They’ve chosen to use copper-bronze screens instead of the traditional glass windows so many other solariums opt to install. The porch is quite large, approximately 18′ x 25′ which makes a traditional wood-burning masonry fireplace (with a black metal screen) an excellent choice to establish a focal point. A wonderful composition all around.

Transform Your Deck into A Solarium

whimsical black and white sun room ideas 3Source: Gustavson Dundes Architecture

Gustavson Dundes Architecture decided to incorporate a snazzy sunroom into this 6,000 square feet apartment overlooking Central Park. The use of black is limited to the matte black finishing on the furniture, while the concrete floor and white (almost gray) walls reflect the natural lighting during the daytime. By transforming the traditional deck into a sunroom, exposing yourself to the elements becomes a convenient choice, instead of an imposition.

Install Black-Tiled Flooring

whimsical black and white sun room ideas 4Source: WarmlyYours

This spectacular sun room was designed by the WarmlyYours team. As part of the remodeling project, they were tasked with creating a four seasons sunroom, with contemporary style overtones, that matched the property’s black and white color palette. They decided to keep the walls predominantly white and cover the  16’10” x 12’5″ surface with black tiles that naturally shimmered with the sunlight. This proves that dark floorings can deliver a sophisticated contrast without breaking the bank.

Establish a Clear Focal Point

whimsical black and white sun room ideas 5Source: Owings Brothers Contracting

Owings Brothers Contracting materialized these whimsical black and white sun room ideas to perfection. This sunroom was an addition to the existing house, and it was placed next to a heavily wooded surrounding to bring its occupants closer to nature. The main attraction is, without question, the orb-shaped suspended metal fireplace. By making this dominant, modern piece the room’s focal point, it’s almost as if the gorgeous Brazilian Black Slate and luxurious furniture merely accompanied the stunning fireplace. In doing so, the room turned into a serene, luxurious chamber perfect for reading and relaxation.

A Rug Can Make All The Difference

whimsical black and white sun room ideas 6Source: Design First Builders

This marvelous transitional sunroom comes to us from the Design First Builders team. While the black and white color palette was predominant throughout the area (notice the dark porcelain tile floors and white ceiling), there’s certainly room for color. By choosing a gorgeous, colorful patterned rug in the center of the room, color sprouts forth and diverges from its contemporary style straight into a modern feel. The soft linen sofa and brushed nickel 44″ ceiling fan give its resident all the comfort they need while watching TV, or enjoying a conversation.

Create a Musical Sunroom

whimsical black and white sun room ideas 7Source: Rill Architects

This remodeled farmhouse features a unique twist on traditional cottage sunroom designs that caught our attention. Rill Architects completely overhauled a previously unused cottage solarium into a black and white classy music room to accommodate the owner’s hobby. This stylish music barn welcomes everyone to a night of fun and good music in a perfectly safe environment, surrounded by family and close friends.

Minimalist Sun Room

whimsical black and white sun room ideas 8Source: Courtyard Custom Homes

This black and white sunroom features an extremely underrated approach to design that we felt was worth reviewing. Courtyard Custom Homes decided to turn this solarium into a serene, minimalist sunroom that is delicately decorated with very high-quality furniture. The glass-top barrel table, as well as the black bonded leather furniture set, perfectly mesh with the polished hardwood floor and simultaneously contrast with the white sunroom window frames. This tranquil, peaceful area invites you to leave behind earthly worries and immerse yourself in a good book with complete comfort.

Eclectic Sunroom

whimsical black and white sun room ideas 9Source: Farmer Payne Architects

The next whimsical black and white sun room ideas come to us from Farmer Payne Architects, and their beautiful project titled “French Influential”. The solarium’s brick walls were painted white, and the black floor panels were thoroughly polished to transmit a sleek feel to it, true to eclectic interior design. The room’s sophisticated dark grey lounge sofa, as well as the black leather metal chairs, offer plenty of seating to guests without sacrificing elegance. The Bird’s Nest Globe Lantern presents itself as the crown to this gorgeously designed eclectic sunroom.

Review

Sunrooms are truly a designer’s and homeowner’s most creatively intense rooms. The ample windows and ample lighting already set the stage for bold, unique ideas to emerge. For all parties involved to utterly discard rules and turn this living area into something truly special. We hope these whimsical black and white sun room ideas have inspired you to overhaul your solarium and turn it into something that reflects your heart’s desire and dreams!