Colour trends 2016/2017
2016 has been the year of many new and ‘out there’ colour schemes. We’ve seen royal blues, navy, fluorescent pinks, mustard and teal make a big appearance this year. The good news is, if you’ve recently used any of these colours in your home, they aren’t going anywhere for a while. Autumn/Winter 2016 is all about introducing tranquility, think soft airy blues in larger pieces of furniture like sofas, and mix them with neutral palettes for wall colours and flooring, such as greys and stone whites! Accessories wise, rose gold is extremely in, try mixing rose gold accessories like lanterns, candleholders and pictures frames with a soft palette to achieve the perfect balance.
But with the end of 2016 fast approaching, that can only mean one thing, new year, new colours! So what colours are you likely to see make an appearance as we head into 2017? Luckily for everyone, you don’t need to rush out and paint over your grey walls (in every single room) just yet, it looks like grey is here to stay! 2017 however will be mixing grey palettes with some bolder and beautiful colour palettes.
A colour beautiful in both furniture and wall coverings. This colour is derived straight from the ocean. It’s a beautiful colour mixed with whites and even gold. This colour is great for spaces with lots of natural light, or if you a brave, entire rooms! If you are looking to give your home a Hamptons style makeover, it’s the perfect colour.
Soft and subtle greys take a backseat; this is a colour perfect for a luxurious piece of furniture like sofas, chairs or even a headboard if you’re confident!
Dark Emerald Green
It’s an earthy tone, a colour many have shied away from in the past. But green is going to be everywhere in 2017, whether it be a splash of green in your accessories, a green feature wall, or even a green fabric sofa. This colour is going to be huge in 2017.
This colour is everywhere at the minute, and will be a major colour in 2017. Accessories such as photo frames, candleholders and even lamps are introducing this subtle and classy colour. If you really love this colour, you might even be tempted to get a rose quarts sofa!
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For all your queries, please ask any of our sales staff & interior décor specialists who are up to date with the latest trends in the market and to know what fashions are coming down the line. Please visit any of our three showrooms in Douglas, Cork; Long Mile Rd, Dublin or Factory Showrooms in Emo Co Laois.
by Ella, Dublin Sales Team