If you want to go dark with your wall colors, look here for a gallery of rooms that flawlessly combine dark paint on the walls with light and fresh furniture and decor to achieve a contemporary look and balance. See how to use paints by Benjamin Moore and
Drapes and curtains for arched windows are designed to create a softer look and highlight the architecture of the foyer. The top valance drapes around the arch. Metal, wrought iron, handmade medallion works with the foyer chandelier creating unity.
A little lovely lavender! I love the ceiling feature and the chandelier is pretty. The funky sofa is a fun, maybe unexpected style to throw into this more formal mix. The floor color anchors the room nicely.