Colourful Rooms

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The Grey Area between Monochrome

The contrast of black and white has been explored time and time again for its ease and versatility. A predominantly black room has a certain drama, while a white room with some black accents has a clean, minimalist look and feel. This time however, will take a look at the combination of these two and… read more

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Be Inspired by These Stunning Rooms with a View

Our everyday surroundings are factors which can affect the choices we make when deciding to redecorate. The reason is simple, our surroundings are key to making the right colour choices. Colour is affected by light, and this in turn is affected by our surroundings. Take a look at these stunning scenes below and the colours we have matched to… read more

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High Contrast Palettes For The Home

There is something so soothing about using similar hues, with gentle transitions from colour to colour to create serenity and peace. However, sometimes you need to just buck the norm to achieve some contrast – to mix clashing colours and create a visual stir. Being bold with colour can be tricky, but it will certainly… read more

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Colour Palettes: Bright Lights in the Big City

Recently we took a look at nature inspired colour schemes for your home – exploring how blues can be picked from scenes such as stormy skies or misty lakes to create an atmospheric look and feel. But it’s not just nature that we can draw inspiration from – our man made surroundings can lend themselves… read more

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Say it with Spots! A Dotty Way to Decorate.

Given a choice, I’d pick stripes over spots any day. My wardrobe is jam-packed with long sleeved stripy tops – blue and white stripes, red and white stripes… you get the picture. However, when it comes to decorating, we’re becoming increasingly drawn towards quirky spots and polka dot patterns. It’s incredible just how diverse a polka dot… read more

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Six Nature Inspired Colour Palettes for Your Home

Inspiration can come from a variety of sources when thinking about colour palettes. It can be a magazine article, something in a shop or the holy grail of interior inspiration – Pinterest. Sometimes a single image can be used as foundation for décor. It give s clear view of how the colours work together, without… read more

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Inspired By Nature: Into the Blue

Our perception of colour can be so heavily influenced by the world around us, that it’s impossible not to draw inspiration from nature when considering décor schemes. Blue hues can range from cool, polar blues that bring a sense of freshness, to warmer, bright blues that evoke thoughts of tropical oceans and azure skies. This… read more

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Explore this Abandoned Fishing Village in China, Beautifully Engulfed by Nature

We’ve all seen those eerie photos of abandoned villages and cities around the world; Tyneham in Dorset or Agdam in Azerbaijan for example. None however, are as beautifully, verdantly mesmerising as this Chinese village… This abandoned fishing village has been left beautifully to rest on The Shengsi Islands; a flock of 394 islands located at the… read more

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Exterior Inspiration: Spring Colours to Bring Inside Your Home

After what has been for many a long, and very cold winter, spring seems to be finally upon us in the UK with blue skies and trees beginning to blossom! So to celebrate the start of what will hopefully be a warm, bright and (hopefully) dry spring season, we have put together our Springtime Inspiration Extravaganza;… read more

The Chromologist 2018 | Farrow & Ball

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