Let's cool it with the color talk. Here, designer Ware M. Porter shows you how to master the art of monochrome in the dining room.
Designer Ware Porter is a "color person" through and through. But because he so often hosts neutral-minded design pros, he wanted a blank slate in his own Birmingham dining room for their creative energies to converge. Though a departure from his normal color palette, the room does have all the skillful furniture placement, proportion, scale, layering, and—of course—aplomb he's known for. Here is how Ware makes neutrals glamorous.