Consider a mirrored wall. Actually, the black is going to frame this very well. The type of mirror you choose will determine the issue. This could almost have a nautical sensitivity if you just added into the round mirrors with rope finish. It can also be elegant or retro with lots of mirrors on a starburst wall decor. For a modern design, just stick with simple clean lines and frames. This is a way to reflect light around the room, so it does not seem so dark black.
Another good option is to go with painted designs. This will allow you to bring in a lot of different colors, which is perfect if you just want an accent wall, but want to tie in with the rest of the room. In a room of teenagers you could just try to write many different words on the starburst wall decor. You can even go with a full slate type of design that you can constantly change out your artwork with chalk.
On a plain background or starburst wall decor presiding the living room from the fireplace or dazzling on the headboard in the bedroom, wood, metal or resin, Vintage or fresh from the factory, with normal or concave mirror, circular, oval or star-shaped, large or small, in natural color or painted these mirrors are the ultimate.