Colour Stories

Island inspired aqua hues

Decorating with Island Inspired Aquas

June 10, 2024 / Comments Off on Decorating with Island Inspired Aquas

Soft coastal aquas blend beautiful and calming colours with neutrals that can be used to create a serene and peaceful atmosphere in any room. From Sea Glass hues and gentle wall paints, aqua inspiration is ideal for a Caribbean scheme.

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How to decorate in 2022

February 1, 2022 / Comments Off on How to decorate in 2022

Benjamin Moore Paints have announced their colour of the year for 2022. Earlier House blogs explain how yearly trend colours are chosen. (Read here) Due to pandemic restrictions over recent years, travel became difficult, therefore virtual pin boards were used more than physical mood boards with online colour consults between decision makers. The colour…

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Colour Stories and how we interpret them in our interiors.

February 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Colour Stories and how we interpret them in our interiors.

Pantone is the standardized colour matching system for identifying colours.  For over ten years, The Pantone Colour Institute has issued “The Colour of the Year” as a trendsetting concept for branding, marketing and the creative society as a whole. Hundreds of brands, then take on the task of designing products using the same colour which…

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50 Shades of White

November 15, 2020 / Comments Off on 50 Shades of White

What is White? If you research the meanings and explanations for white the lists and representations that are available are numerous. White is said to symbolize positivity. It is associated with purity, innocence, light, goodness, safety, brilliance, illumination, understanding, cleanliness, beginnings, spirituality, possibility, humility, sincerity, and protection! The list is long. I personally feel that…

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Why to use Orange.

October 4, 2020 / Comments Off on Why to use Orange.

This months homage to colour celebrates the vibrancy of orange. Its not an obviousl colour to decorate with but used carefully and stylishly, it is beautiful and bold, warming and welcoming. I find it sneaking into my schemes all the time and when you are in the shop, you will notice it too. The colour…

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