Beige

Is 2021 the year of beige?

Whether its rich and earthy or light and bright, beige is turning out to be the trend of the season. Ever since Dulux unveiled an earthy beige hue called Brave Ground as its colour of the year for 2021, beige is back – bringing a warm, soothing vibe to our homes.

Using paint to transform your home

It’s really amazing what a fresh coat of paint can do. Just a few coats of a new colour can completely transform your home. Paint is so versatile and if you hate it, it’s easy to put right – just paint over it! Here are a few tips for using paint in your home.

Pantone Colour of the Year 2020

Image source: Pantone Pantone recently announced their 2020 colour of the year. As we roar into a new decade, one would expect the chosen colour to represent renewal and rebirth… a lush green, perhaps? Indeed, many of those who tried to predict Pantone’s choice opted for a shade of green. Pantone, however, had other ideas…

Paint Colour Trends for 2020

It’s that time of year again! Autumn is when I start to look at the predicted trends for the next year and pick out a few of my favourites. Today we’re looking at colour. Overall, we’re shifting from cool tones, like grey, white and blush pink to richer, earthier hues. There’s a definite move towards…

Dulux Colour of the Year 2020

In early September, Dulux announced their colour of the year for 2020. In complete contrast to 2019’s warm and rich neutral Spiced Honey, 2020’s colour is a cool, soft green hue they’ve named Tranquil Dawn. Image source: Dulux As with every year’s selection, 2020’s colour was chosen by a panel of expert designers, trend forecasters,…

Practical Tips for Picking the Perfect Paint Colour

Image copyright Clair Strong Interior Design Picking exactly the right paint colour can be an agonising and time-intensive task. Flipping through endless colour cards, painting swatches, bickering with your partner and finally settling on that perfect shade of not-quite-white… only to find it’s actually not quite right. Sound familiar? If so, this blog post is…