There is a place for neutral. Simplicity is good. Classics are classic for a reason. BUT, none of those things mean your room should be boring.
Back to Black
Some designers consider black a neutral. Maybe. But well-used black pieces in a room are dramatic. NOT BORING.
“Whether sleek metal or lush leather, art accent or textural rug, the color black has a unique way of mixing with an array of finishes to craft a classic look that’s always on trend.”
Another popular article about black: Current Passion: Jet Black