Collection by Aileen Kwun

Modern Ways To Use Chalkboard Paint


A fun twist to any room, chalkboard paint–covered walls and surfaces invite playful experimentation and interaction by kids and adults alike. Take a nod from these five modern homes.

Chalkboard-fronted cabinets provide an ideal surface for scrawling shopping lists.
Margaret Oomen created the perfect pegboard sourcing inspiration—and got a can of chalkboard paint—from the aisles of...
Architecture firm Gut Gut designed a modular shelving system out of plywood that gets repeated throughout the apartment.
Writing on the walls is encouraged by the magnetic slate chalkboard from Claridge Products.
De Waart added a chalkboard to the kitchen for writing memos and for drawing, as Tammo does here.