home: trend [ blue ]

home: trend [ blue ]

This year we have already seen an array of gorgeous colour entering our homes including, pinks, peaches and greens. One that hasn’t had its moment… until now, is blue.

Often seen as a cold colour or one that is associated with seaside styled rooms, blue works really well as a background or accent colour to other shades, creating a modern welcoming space.

We are seeing blue homeware all over, including lighting, sofas & armchairs and furniture.

For a dark moody room go dark blue on the walls with furniture in woods and add metalic accents for a glam feel [ why not include some punchy pink to add interest ]. If your thing is lighter and brighter, electric & royal blue look great against a white background.

Whatever your preferred shade, get on board with blue and give it a go!

Guide:

Top row: armchair / westelm.co.uk [ £479 ], striped cushion / ikea.com [ £10 ], wall clock / grahamandgreen.co.uk [ £58 ]

Middle row: sideboard / maisonsdumonde.com [ £324 ], sofa / made.com [ £899 ]

Bottom row: duvet cover / laredoute.co.uk [ from £100 ], side table / audenza.com [ £155 ], dining chair / insidestoreldn.com [ £210 ], paint / grahamandbrown.co.uk [ £38 ]

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home: trend [ 2019 paint colours ]

home: trend [ 2019 paint colours ]

Every year we see different trending colours and popular shades in magazines and online. This last year has seen pink take over our lives, the introduction of the Millennial Pink has made way for a lot more softer shades, earthy tones and neutrals.

Of course vibrant red, teal and yellow has all made an appearance this last year inspiring those who want to be more adventureous.

Looking ahead to 2019 we have picked out four colours from four top paint brands, with what they believe will be colours of next year.

Dulux – Spiced honey [ top right ]

This shade is full of warmth and calmness, perfect for a living room or bedroom. The warm amber tone can be worked with other shades including plums, greys, and greens to create an appealing colour pallete.

Farrow & Ball – Sulking room pink [ bottom left ]

Pink shades are hanging around and we love them. With colour inspiration coming from raw plaster, putty, and stone this pink tone is a great addition to these popular colours. This versatile shade will work in any room and create a tranquil space.

Graham & Brown – Tori [ top left ]

Moving away from the pack, G&B have gone down a more intense and rich direction with this gorgeous teal shade. Very regal and and with a luxurious quality Tori would create a striking backdrop to any room. It will also compliment the must have earthy and nuetral shades that we have previously mentioned.

Crown – Redefined [ bottom right ]

Crown have created pallets to inspire us and Redefined is the one we have chosen. Taking inspiration from terrazzo – the multi coloured marble chips – form the shades. We see whites, clay, pale grey and pinks all working together. Use these colours in blocks for impact.

dulux.co.uk

farrow-ball.com

grahambrown.com

crownpaints.co.uk

home: found this [ lighting ]

home: found this [ lighting ]

If you love pastels and muted tones then you will be pleased to know they will still be featuring heavily in homeware throughout the rest of 2016. Ferm Living shows proof of this with its new A/W2016 lighting collection.

Called COLLECT this lighting series features socket pendants in brass, black, grey, blue and rose, forming the core to the collection. Then add to it dome, cone, disc or record shaped shades in matching colours. Mix and match the different elements to create the perfect light for you.

[ available from 22nd Sept / prices start at £62 ]

Fermliving.com