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#1290032 - 10/19/09 06:13 PM Mixing Mahogany Furniture with Black Piano
mdevine Offline
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Registered: 03/31/09
Posts: 13
Any thoughts on this. Our furniture in Living Room is a brown Mahogany (Stickley). The Roland, Kawai, and Yamaha Mahogany all looks too Red/Cherry IMO. Rosewood from Yamaha looks like a better match.

I really like the way the black pianos look. The Piano will be in the same room as the Mahogany furniture, but not within 8-10 feet of any of our major furniture pieces.

Any thoughts on how a black piano would look in the same room with mahogany furniture?

Possibly looking now at the Yamaha S306/S308.

Thanks

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#1290137 - 10/19/09 08:52 PM Re: Mixing Mahogany Furniture with Black Piano [Re: mdevine]
agrayIWU Offline
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Registered: 06/04/09
Posts: 8
Loc: Bloomington, IL
I think that mixing woods is just fine. Mahogany usually has a reddish tinge to it and I think it looks good with black. A lot of Asian design mixes blacks and reddish woods. In my living room, I have a black wine cabinet and black book case next to my Mahogany piano. And in my family room, I have mahogany accents with more solid black furniture (TV entertainment center). I have had no complaints and think it looks pleasing.

I mainly did it because I couldn't find any furniture to match my already mahogany/reddish furniture. Therefore, I just did the complete opposite and chose black and black/espresso.

If you like it, that is all that matters!
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#1290161 - 10/19/09 09:25 PM Re: Mixing Mahogany Furniture with Black Piano [Re: agrayIWU]
MacMacMac Offline
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Registered: 09/24/09
Posts: 3759
Loc: North Carolina
I agree. Black mixes well with any dark wood furniture.

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#1290334 - 10/20/09 05:30 AM Re: Mixing Mahogany Furniture with Black Piano [Re: MacMacMac]
Geoffk Offline
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Registered: 11/11/08
Posts: 757
Loc: Tokyo, Japan
Black is the traditional piano color and goes with any decor, other furniture or wood finishes. However, this is mostly true for glossy "piano black". The matte-finish "satin black" on some Rolands wouldn't look as good. Also, be aware that glossy black shows dust and fingerprints badly. It takes some care to keep it looking nice.

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