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Decorating and colour trends 2017

Key colours and influences in the year ahead Key colours and influences
Welcome to decorating and colour trends... more
Cross-over greys happily co-mingle in modern colour trends Blend
Cross-over greys happily co-mingle. Grey continues its reign as a popular neutral, but now happily co-mingles with beige and blackened whites as we seek to soften its sometimes austere edge... more
Blue creates a feeling of safet and sanctuary Haven
Creating sanctuary in an uncertain world. The more the external world intrudes, the more we crave a place of respite... more
Texture and colour go together Feel
Texture and colour go hand in glove. Our experience of colour becomes more than just the visual. As an all-encompassing sensory experience, we ask that colour become the messenger of broader concepts – texture, gloss, matte. We want to touch and feel... more
Upcycle and share old treasures Rescue
Forget recycling, think rescuing, upcycling and sharing. Look at your old treasures through a new lens and see the endless possibilities. Today’s interiors are not about perfection... more
Take indoors living outdoors Escape
Time to escape... outdoors. Just as we’re bringing the outdoors in with house plants, natural textures and botanic greens, we’re also taking our indoor spaces outdoors. Outdoor rooms have come far from the exposed old timber table and chairs... more
Outdoor colours are coming indoors And
Time to escape indoors. Nature has always had a strong influence on choices, and never more so than now. With many addicted to technology and more time spent indoors, the great outdoors is coming in... more
Unexpected pops of colour brighten your home Pop
Unexpected colour brightens your home. Want more intensity? Pops of colour remain strong but now appear in unexpected ways. The colour doesn’t stop where the wall starts or finishes – the colour sets the space... more
Clash of cultures and colours is a strong decorating trend Clash
The world continues to shrink. Global influences converge. We are now part of a global village. We don’t just share technology and ideas but welcome styles, colours and materials from other cultures. Then we mix them in our own way... more
Tailor your decorating and colour schemes to you Tailor
It’s all about you. Our homes need to speak of us. We want individuality, a bespoke approach, not just the look everyone else has. If your inner artist wants to grow wings... more
Wallpaper is on-trend Pattern
Wallpaper has come of age. No longer the preserve of Nana’s back bedroom, today’s wallpaper has a lusciousness, variety and depth not seen before... more
Neutrals are the foundation to any good colour scheme Neutral
From white to black, neutrals underpin a scheme. As we welcome colour into our lives, neutrals are also never far from our creative thoughts. As the foundation to any good scheme, these colours range from purist white, through ivory and chalk; from tea, stone and ash to charcoal and deepest black... more
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