Yes, it’s possible to make black even better. Enter matte finishes. Sleek and velvety, they play up black’s sophisticated side, making it a chic, ultra cool choice for your décor.

1. Totem 3 pendant by Boyd Lighting


To the trade, John Brooks Inc., SLC

2. Visconti fountain pen


$595, Tabula Rasa Stationers, SLC

3. Tech Sungkai wood chair


$630, Glass House, SLC

4. Scissors


$30, Maison con Fiserie et Boutique, SLC

5. Cone metal dining table


$1,995, Madison McCord Interiors, SLC.

6. La Cornue matte black dual fuel range


$9,950, Mountain Land Design, SLC.

7. Clock


$39, dunker Beal Interior Design, SLC.

8. Delta Leather Ottoman


$1200, Guild Hall, SLC.

9. KitchenAid cast iron black stand mixer


$380, Crate & Barrel, Murray.