Back in the black

by Felton Constructions
Renewed interest in the western world’s traditional colour of loss, mourning and death is turning into a trend gain, with luxury home builders reporting jet, ebony, and ink tones appearing everywhere from architectural exteriors to kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms and bedrooms. Renowned architects are taking black to new heights. In one example, FFAT House in Vila Nova Gaia, Portugal is deliberately designed like a black fortress by Arquitectos Anonimos to defend inhabitants against neighbours in too-close proximity. The dark facade...