Decorating a modern minimalist home with a black and white theme can be tricky. You can add a splash of color with decor accents like canvas wall art or a decorative vase to break the monochromatic look or keep to the dominant black and white theme.
You can start decorating a minimalist home by painting the walls with neutral colors like white, black or gray. Stick to these shades but add contrast when you start decorating with furniture. So, if your walls are white or light gray, you can create contrast by placing a black couch in the living room.
Most minimalist homes also have an open floor plan, so you should think about knocking down some walls, especially the one that separates your living room and dining room. An open kitchen is also quite common for modern homes.
Choose tables and and console tables in black designed in straight lines. Avoid intricate designs and curves and stick to basic rectangular or square shapes. Place accent pieces like a simple chrome lamp shades or brushed stainless steel sculptures.
Hang modern looking canvas wall art in basic colors of white, black and gray or silver. If you want to be more adventurous, you can certainly add some interesting focal points with colorful paintings. Leave the canvas unframed if they are stretched in gallery wrapped canvas to emphasize a modern look.
Add a few more accent pieces like modern vases or a plain accent rug. Use modern window dressing too like sleek roller or solar shades with minimalist designs. You can get these in modern black or gray shades. Reduce clutter to maintain that minimalist look. Consider Asian canvas wall art that are also suitable for modern minimalist homes.