Taking inspiration from natural and organic materials, this month we return to neutrality, with a restful palette of grey-brown neutrals. Subtly shifting from dark to light, Coastal Fog and two shades from the 2021 Color of the Year trend card, Big Spender and Hidden Cove work in harmony with the lighter August Moon and natural Dove White. With an overall feeling of gentle warmth, discover the versatility of a timeless neutral scheme and create moments of tranquility throughout your home.
To create an atmosphere of calm and comfort in your bedroom, opt for an allover application in the darkest neutral from this month’s palette. Grounding and cocooning, Coastal Fog is a versatile, shaded neutral that pairs beautifully with organic whites and earthy pink tones. Finish with untreated wooden furniture and breezy textiles in organic materials.
Natural Dove White and the palette’s lightest neutral August Moon are an ideal combination for welcoming kitchens. This subtle layering of tonal color will lift kitchen interiors without appearing stark and cold.
With its gentle warmth, neutral Hidden Cove from the 2021 Color of the Year trend card creates a relaxed mood in dining areas. Dress the space with minimal accessories and furniture in light woods and rattan for an effortless take on timeless Scandinavian style.
Gradating from light to dark, why not try this layered neutral scheme in your living room? With subtle variations in tone, Big Spender and Hidden Cove from the 2021 Color of the Year trend card, and the addition of August Moon create a real sense of coziness. Emphasize this with plump sofas, plenty of cushions and high pile rugs in an array of warm natural hues.
Universal and classic, this meditative scheme can be applied to any room in your home and creates a beautiful backdrop for adding your own personal style. Whether you’re looking to update a few rooms in your home or take on a complete interior renovation find new inspiration in neutrals and unwind in style with this versatile palette of contemplative color.
In our next article discover the potential in a palette of dramatic darks!
Color Guild look to Colour Hive, the international trend forecasting company, and publisher of MIX Magazine for interior decorating advice and ideas. Colour Hive has a track record of accurate color trend information and successful forecasts for the interior and contract markets worldwide.
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