Using multiple textures and finishes, adding layer upon beautiful layer, and bringing in highs and lows for dimensional support, we tackled the challenge of a mono-color palate. Of course we began in the kitchen, the heartbeat of the home. Here, mixing matte and gloss, high sheen with low luster, we designed a stunning black and white spectrum that takes us from glossy to matte. Shiny white tile on the floor moves to less sheen on the cabinets. An iridescent backsplash that catches our eye (and our breath!) and before directing our attention to the ceiling: black wood with a very matte finish.