Tag: 2018 Colour of the Year

the green hour–a darker shade of grey blue-green

the green hour--a darker shade of grey blue-green | @meccinteriors | design bites

Dunn-Edwards® 2018 Colour of the Year, The Green Hour (DET544), draws inspiration from turn-of-the-century Paris when 5 o’clock became known as “The Green Hour” due to the popularity of absinthe. A darker shade of grey blue-green, this colour embodies the timeless sense of mystery and creative revelry of the era. Sara McLean, colour expert and stylist …

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strong and bold for 2018 with caliente

strong and bold for 2018 with caliente | @meccinteriors | design bites

Finally… a bold, strong red as the colour of the year. Benjamin Moore’s 2018 Colour of the Year, Caliente AF-290, is strong, radiant and full of energy. “Caliente is the signature colour of a modern architectural masterpiece; a lush carpet rolled out for a grand arrival; the assured backdrop for a book-lined library; a powerful …

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#tuesdaytrending: look to the oceanside & sandstone in 2018

#tuesdaytrending: look to the oceanside & sandstone in 2018 | @meccinteriors | design bites

For those of you who love the ocean and the sand, both are coming your way in 2018, at least in terms of colour. Sherwin-Williams has selected Oceanside, a fusion of rich blue with jewel-toned green, as its 2018 Colour of the Year while Dutch Boy has chosen Sandstone Tint, a warm neutral that can …

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4 important international colours for 2018+

4 important international colours for 2018+ | @meccinteriors | design bites

The Color Marketing Group has announced four key international colours for 2018+, one each for North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Europe. The hues range from subtle and natural to rich and deep. North America: Evolve Balanced, subtle, natural, and an emerging direction for grey, Evolve, is the embodiment of a warm neutral… Its …

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welcome strong cast iron into your home in 2018

welcome strong cast iron into your home in 2018 | @meccinteriors | design bites

Add a touch of elegance to your home with a sophisticated, stunning and unexpected neutral: Sico’s 2018 Colour of the Year, Cast Iron. Dare to go darker with this deep, grounding black hue that offers a respite from life’s worries. Similar to your favourite black handbag, Cast Iron pairs beautifully with almost any design style. …

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heart wood is a beautiful warm pink

heart wood is a beautiful warm pink | @meccinteriors | design bites

Dulux Colour Futures identifies one hero paint colour that is relevant in homes around the world. This year’s colour is Heart Wood, a beautiful warm pink chosen by the colour specialists at Dulux Global Aesthetic Centre. Sitting between a smoky taupe and dusky mauve, Heart Wood is described as a ‘warm neutral, with a hint of …

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how important will black be in interiors in 2018?

how important will black be in interiors in 2018? | @meccinteriors | design bites

Will 2018 be the year for black? PPG announced the Colours of the Year for three of its brands this week, and all of them are various shades of black.

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#tuesdaytrending: relax & invigorate with in the moment

#tuesdaytrending: relax & invigorate with in the moment | @meccinteriors | design bites

Behr Paint, for the first time in its history, has announced a Colour of the Year for 2018. In The Moment (T18-15) is “a restorative blue-green hue honouring nature to create a soothing atmosphere. Versatile and welcoming, this grounding neutral is a serene backdrop to spaces where you unwind and recharge.” “In The Moment speaks to …

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black flame rises as the 2018 colour of the year

how important will black be in interiors in 2018? | @meccinteriors | design bites

Black Flame, PPG‘s 2018 Colour of the Year, is “the new neutral—black infused with an undertone of deepest indigo—evokes the privacy, hope and classic modernism many consumers crave.” Black Flame acts like a black curtain, allowing your other décor elements to take centre stage. It’s a fantastic blend of black and navy, two classic hues. …

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