Tommy Smythe, known originally as the side kick to HGTV's Sara Richardson, has inspired us with his brilliant room styling and mastery of accents. His vignette compositions always tell a story of style without appearing overdone. His interiors are wonderful examples of "editing", showcasing well-chosen and distinct elements of design.
Accenting with black can be quite challenging for many designers, and I have always felt that Tommy Smythe integrates black accents better than the rest. See the proof in his rooms pictured below:
Are you feeling inspired?