Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40We 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. Not only are people nomadic, ideas also flow freely across borders and space. Exposure to new cultures encourages mixing and matching of colours in unexpected combinations. Colours that would once have never been seen together are now happy partners; it’s colour clash with a purpose. Mix Scandi with tribal. Merge Pacifica with Eastern. Drop some Californian into your Moroccan. When you break the old colour rules, there is no going back. Left: Try a bit of tribal luxe with walls in Resene Bronze and Resene Triple Wheatfield. The triangles are a sponge print. The floor is in Resene Colorwood Smokey Ash, the coffee table is ragged in Resene Double Wheatfield and the planters are Resene Pirate Gold and Resene Fahrenheit. Resene Bronze Resene Triple Wheatfield Resene Smokey Ash Resene Pirate Gold Resene Fahrenheit Resene Rumour Has It Resene Malarkey Resene Ruby Tuesday Resene Celebrate Resene Aloha Resene Sambuca Resene Pearl Lusta Resene Woodsman Banjul Left: Saturated fiery shades of orange, ochre and yellow are adaptable, good for a myriad of styles from a mid-west desert feel to this contemporary Pacifica look. The back wall is Resene Rumour Has It and the matchstick wall is Resene Pearl Lusta. The stools are in Resene Aloha, Resene Malarkey and Resene Celebrate, while the table is in Resene Sambuca. The basket platter is in Resene Ruby Tuesday and the food cover is in Resene Celebrate. A random length timber ‘mat’ is made of pine planks stained in Resene Woodsman Banjul. testing a testpot The best way to use a Resene testpot is to paint the colour onto an A2 card (available at Resene ColorShops), leaving a white border around the edge. Move the card around the space at different times of the day and night, in natural and artificial light. | 25