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spiced honey is a hero shade

spiced honey is a hero shade | @meccinteriors | design bites

Spiced Honey has been revealed as Dulux‘s Colour of the Year for 2019–a versatile shade filled with warm and inviting tones of amber and rich caramel signalling positivity, purpose and transformation. (Yes, this shade is different from the Dulux North America / PPG 2019 Colours of the Year, Night Watch and Mojito Shimmer.) Spiced Honey …

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welcome the new soft modern aesthetic

welcome the new soft modern aesthetic | @meccinteriors | design bites

If you favour a contemporary classic style, the new soft modern aesthetic created by Gwyneth Paltrow with CB2 may be exactly what you’re looking for. While the lines are clean, there’s also a natural, organic feel with plenty of soft curves. The pieces were carefully designed and curated to juxtapose functionality and elegance, sometimes with hints …

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get freed in the kitchen with the freedom induction cooktop

get freed in the kitchen with the freedom induction cooktop | @meccinteriors | design bites

Whether you love to cook or it’s a simple necessity, a functional kitchen is a must. Don’t overlook the role of appliances in crafting the perfect working kitchen. Thermador‘s Freedom Induction Cooktop touts a large fully usable cooking surface. The intuitive cooktop automatically recognizes the size, shape and position of cookware on the surface. Induction cooktops …

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embrace a spirited journey of colour for 2019

embrace a spirited journey of colour for 2019 | @meccinteriors | design bites

Dunn-Edwards invites you on a spirited journey of colour, material, and texture for 2019. “People are always interested in trending colours, but that is just part of the story,” explains Sara McLean, a colour expert and stylist. “The textures and materials pair with colour to tell a story about what’s happening in our lives and the …

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#tuesdaytrending: a fresh take on the 70s in colour

#tuesdaytrending: a fresh take on the 70s in colour | @meccinteriors | design bites

Kelly-Moore foresees 2019 ushering in a fresh take on the 70s in colour. “The palette shifts towards colours that reflect a more positive outlook as we learn to adapt to new challenges. We still see that 70’s influence in the palette with the sage, gold, and rust; however, they have a fresher appearance. Reds and oranges …

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an over the edge studio in the okanagan

an over the edge studio in the okanagan | @meccinteriors | design bites

Would you be open to stepping into a cantilevered, over the edge studio? What if it was located in BC’s stunning Okanagan Valley? The property’s owner saw the potential and had a vision—to capture the views and compliment the soaring slopes. Ply Architecture made it happen. The goal of the artist’s studio—dubbed Flying Leap—was to create …

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behr’s 2019 colour of the year, blueprint

behr's 2019 colour of the year, blueprint | @meccinteriors | design bites

We’ve entered what I like to think of as The Colour Season. It’s the time when all the palettes and top colours for next year are being revealed. Behr’s 2019 Colour of the Year, Blueprint, is an honest, approachable colour that conjures up the blueprints that builders rely on to bring architectural designs to life. Blueprint …

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high design merges with peace of mind fabrics

high design merges with peace of mind fabrics | @meccinteriors | design bites

Having a family, pets, or wanting to be able to actually lounge on your furniture shouldn’t preclude great style. With peace of mind fabrics, you can truly relax and enjoy your spaces. This concept was the impetus between the new co-branded furniture collection between Sunbrella and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams (MGBW). “Designed with families in mind, the …

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night watch with dulux in 2019

night watch with dulux in 2019 | @meccinteriors | design bites

Following Pantone’s lead from 2016, Dulux has selected two Colours of the Year for 2019: Night Watch, a deep green-black, and Mojito Shimmer, a glistening, frosted dark green. “Both of these colours represent the ultimate in luxe, delivering a rich, striking look that brings sophistication and depth to living spaces,” said Martin Tustin-Fuchs, PPG brand manager, …

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#tuesdaytrending: kitchen cabinetry for 2019 and beyond

#tuesdaytrending: kitchen cabinetry for 2019 and beyond | @meccinteriors | design bites

The kitchen is evolving. While there are many who still see the kitchen as the gathering point of the open plan home, others predict the kitchen will soon disappear. Regardless of where you stand on the future of the kitchen, here’s a rundown of what you can expect to see in kitchen cabinetry for 2019, as …

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