Choosing colour schemes is a complex subject. It is very much ruled by your emotional reaction to colour, but inspiration can be found anywhere if you have an eye for detail and design. My art and design background means art is an endless source of ideas, but nature, travel, flowers, fashion, even just the colours in your favourite painting can inspire the colour scheme for your whole house. Here are some ways to help choose a colour scheme.
Interior colour schemes are showing signs of warming up and browns and beiges are taking the place of greys and blues. From dark chocolate brown to soft caramels, these soft hues will add a little bit of 70s style into your space. Here, I’ve pulled together ten of my favourite brown products to help you try the trend.
I absolutely adore Viva Magenta, and to help you get inspired I’ve gathered a selection of ten pieces to help you embrace this electrifying statement colour in the New Year.
Pantone have announced their latest Colour of the Year for 2023 and it’s a bright crimson red tone called Viva Magenta. Pantone say that it is an unconventional shade for an unconventional time and I love it!
Every room needs a drop of black. Black can be used in any room in your house. Just see black as a versatile neutral that makes a great backdrop for other colours and textures in your room. Here are my top buys.
Blush pink is a soft, beige rose that has been popular in interiors for several years now. See it as a neutral and make this rosy hue work in your home. Blush pink will warm any space. Here are some easy ideas to introduce this versatile colour into your design scheme.
Mustard has been so popular in fashion and interiors recently as we seek to find more joy in the everyday. This warming hue effortlessly injects a little bit of style into your space and always looks modern.
Green is the colour we associate with nature, energy and the Great Outdoors and so it’s the perfect colour choice to use in interior design to help you feel calm. Green is a quiet restful colour that can help you feel less anxious. Think of looking up at a canopy of trees, the expanse of green in a lovely park, a summer lawn and rolling fields; all relaxing spaces.
Red is a colour that symbolises power, courage, passion, and strength – and it’s the latest colour to enjoy an interiors renaissance.
Planning your colour scheme using paint charts, mood boards and the 60:30:10 trick.