Dark, but not always brooding, black in any area of interior design creates intense contrast and also has sultry qualities. Check out these photos and learn 28 different to put up black curtains in your home in unique and creative ways. For drama and sophistication, black curtains are a top choice by default. There’s no way to miss them when they are sheer and give the sunlight flowing in an ominous tone. Black curtains can also block out the light altogether. Their ability to affect how light shines, and be used represent the absence of color altogether makes them a powerful tool. Floor length black curtains, especially those hung up in the living area, can take control and greatly influence the structure of a room.