50 Trendy Gray Rooms

These 50 shades of gray are anything but dull and drab. Browse 50 spaces that exhibit this stylish modern neutral.
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July 16, 2015
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In this living room, vintage meets contemporary style with a soft metallic gray and gold color. The dark wall color makes the white fireplace with artwork a standout feature.

To make a room feel warmer, try painting the ceiling, trim and doors all the same color. In this room, Benjamin Moore's "Fusion" is used. Patterned wallpaper adds movement, while silvery tones keep it from getting too dark.

MacKenzie Brothers custom–crafted birch plywood cabinetry faced with earth-friendly MDF paneling for the laundry and mud room. An eco-friendly CaesarStone countertop in a smoky ash shade and industrial-style bronze pendant lights complete the look.

This transitional bedroom combines pale gray and cream for a sophisticated color palette. White window trim and graphic headboards give the look a crisp edge. The x-base stools and textured nightstands add character to the design without overpowering the look.

This stylish contemporary kitchen features dark gray cabinets, granite countertops, a mirrored backsplash, bamboo floors, and a custom-built fireplace. Metal seats at the island give family and guests a place to sit and chat while meals are being prepared, as well as convenient spot to enjoy casual meals.

Simple white accent pieces complement the stainless-steel ledge and diagonal gray tiles of this fireplace designed by Shane Inman.

Light gray walls and darker gray sofas look both trendy and sophisticated in this contemporary living room. A low coffee table is perfect for serving drinks and snacks while the plush sofas are dog approved.

A dark tone-on-tone palette gives the contemporary living room in this New York apartment a distinguished, masculine style. Bold artwork and sparkling chandeliers bring an element of surprise to the space.

This gray transitional living room features a woven graphic rug along with a sofa adorned with fur throw pillows.

This midcentury modern bathroom features purple accents and a sleek look.

Designer Pangaea gives warmth to this industrial-style loft with eye-catching fall hues. The orange fabric art and leaf-print pillows soften the otherwise cold concrete walls and flooring.

Lacquered gray cabinets and graphic wallpaper add modern touches to this sleek, stylish kitchen and dining room combo.

Nancy Snyder's powder room design features a Lapia Silver granite vanity top, a to-the-ceiling wall of pearlized glass tile and mirror, a glass vessel sink and ultramodern lighting.

With a high-rise water view, floor-to-ceiling windows and a sleek metal framed bed, this airy bedroom is an opulent oasis. Pendant lights, framing the bed, cast a warm glow over the otherwise cool, gray space.

Gray is the color of choice for the bedroom. The varying shades lend an edgy and uncomplicated look. A red throw pillow adds a contemporary splash of color to the tone-on-tone bedding.

Neutral gray and white stripes dress up the walls of this contemporary home office. Polished surfaces and geometric shapes by way of the mirrors on the wall add to the office's style appeal.

A trio of extension arm lamps shines a spotlight on the living room's contemporary sofa, upholstered in a neutral, eco-friendly fabric.

Chairs with playful, colorful patterns dress up a black dining room table. The room's gray walls are anything but boring and neutral thanks to large art prints of bottles and white wainscoting and crown molding.

The neutral gray and white living room is given a calm feel with blue accents. The Domain area rug adds texture while also pulling together the seating area.

This gray living room features a white tufted sofa, throw pillows and a patterned carpet.

A few simple furnishings, each with great character, pull this chic living room together. The coffee table, with its black lacquered top and chrome legs, has a strong personality that’s softened by the gray side chairs and transitional sofa.

Glass pendant lights hang over a rustic wood island in this industrial kitchen. The gray tile backsplash and modern stainless steel appliances create a clean, stylish feel that is a signature of contemporary design.

Minimal furniture is used in this gray, modern master bedroom, giving even more attention to a bold, black and yellow headboard and spacey, modern chair. A multitude of windows provides a unique, outdoor view.

The neutral gray and white living room is given a calm feel with blue accents. The Domain area rug adds texture while also pulling together the seating area.

This transitional living room features a monochromatic color palette of soothing grays. Fun patterns in the curtains, art and area rug add texture and movement to the space.

This gray walls of this modern living room pull contrasting colored furniture and a green floor rug into focus. Silver accents give the space energy and refinement.

A rich shade of gray gets a pop of color from magenta and plum purple accents in this contemporary living room.

Designers added a blue-gray wall to this space in order to create a divide between the new living and dining rooms. The existing carpet was removed and natural hardwood floors were installed, in addition to a mustard yellow area rug and stainless steel dining table. White and brown geometric curtains frame the dining room window.

This traditional kitchen has gray cabinets with an eat-in kitchen island and stainless steel appliances. The square white tile backsplash and the open shelves round out the back wall with a stainless steel vent hood.

Gray can be both simple and soothing as seen in this bedroom where various shades of the color are used throughout the space. Black floating shelves create a fun picture gallery on one of the back walls.

HGTV fan toupie1 inexpensively transformed their country-style eat-in kitchen to a contemporary gathering spot with just a few smart, style-savvy changes. The stock, wood-stained cabinets were in good shape so a few coats of white paint freshened them up while a new light fixture and sleek dining set finished the look.

If your blankets and throws have been stored away since last winter, run them through the washing machine before putting them back in use. In this midcentury-modern living room, a handwoven throw adds subtle warmth and texture to the sleek gray sofa. Make a bolder statement with a bright throw that contrasts your sofa. Hosting a movie night with friends and family? Be sure to keep pillows and blankets handy to ensure that guests are warm and comfortable

Tucked away in a far corner of the home and overlooking the back porch and courtyard, the family room demands attention, not only for the choice of retro furnishings and a formal gas fireplace but for the room’s focal point; it’s an eye-popping piece of modern art Dream Home house planner Jack Thomasson and interior designer Linda Woodrum discovered in San Francisco

The bold orange sofa takes center stage in this rustic gray living room.

This modern kitchen boasts a simple design with metal appliances and gray backsplash.

This gray and white living room is given a calm accent with blue in the large built-in fish tank. The area rug adds texture while also defining the seating area.

This family room features pale gray accents –– like the wall color and suede sofa –– paired with pops of bright turquoise and deep purple hues. A charcoal and white patterned area rug leads the way to a rustic stone fireplace, finishing the look of the space.

Dramatic views of the surrounding Presidio through oversized windows are juxtaposed against a cosmopolitan study of black and white in the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014 family room and adjoining kitchen space. Designer Steven Miller selected furnishings that are comfortable, casual and chic.

Oversized tufted ottomans in dark gray create a cozy, comfortable sitting area paired with the slipcovered white sofa. Zebra-patterned linen draperies hung on oversized rods draw the eye up, heightening the space. French doors and lots of windows provide plenty of natural light to keep the room feeling open and spacious.

For a bright, open look, consider nightstands that don't steal visual space. One trendy option: bedside tables with a mirrored finish that bounces light around the room.

Castle Design transformed a small, inefficient kitchen into a bright, breezy space with a smart and highly functional layout and subtle details that capture a relaxed, beach chic aesthetic.

For the final challenge of HGTV Design Star season seven, contestant Britany gave this once design-less living room a makeover. Her placing of the sectional in the center of the room — rather than against the far wall — puts loungers close enough to watch TV or feel the fire's heat.

It's not your grandmother's wallpaper anymore. Today's wallpaper options range from updated florals to cool graphics, like the geometric print designer Brian Patrick Flynn used in this dining room.

Gray is still one of the hottest hues this year, and we love that it pairs well with almost every color. To add contrast to this mostly gray living room, designer Brian Patrick Flynn integrated a sleek white coffee table and playful pink accents into the design. Together, the two hues deliver just the right amount of vibrancy to this clean and sophisticated sitting area.

Proof that neutrals need never be boring, this bedroom's a winning combination of subtle shades in a very tight palette.

To add classic pattern and timeless color to this kitchen, 12-by-12-inch sheets of mosaic marble tile featuring a black-and-white, basket-weave pattern were installed. Basket-weave tile is excellent for modern, transitional and traditional kitchens, since the pattern is graphic, and available in high- and low-contrast colors. Most marble basket-weave mosaic tiles range from $15 to $50 per square foot; however, ceramic basket-weave mosaic tile can be sourced for $10 to $20 per square foot.

Staging a room to compliment the view can be difficult at times. This large l-shaped sectional creates a sight line that's low enough to capture the view while providing enough sitting for entertaining. Soft grays and whites magnify the large windows while the subtle pops of color enhance the picturesque view.

This gorgeous dining room has dark eggshell walls, rich gray trim, flowing lace curtains and a bold gilded mirror. A crystal chandelier glistens above a table set with with traditional flatware and mismatched chairs.

Clean lines, simple art and a neutral color scheme characterize this stylish modern loft.

This living room features a dark gray accent wall situated behind a light gray painted fireplace. A neutral sofa with floral pillows is positioned opposite to black leather armchairs, while a glass coffee table sits in the center of the room.

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