From time to time I amuse myself by looking at the current real estate ads. It’s one of few ways to see how people really decor their spaces. Or at least, decor it for selling. One thing I found spring-fresh and inspiring in today’s sneak is the use of colurful chairs. Strong and light pink, [...]
Posts tagged "accent colour"
While Akzo Nobel chose a light airy optimistic blue for The Colour of the Year 2010, Pantone picked a combination of blue and green – Turquiose. Pantone claims turquoise is a colour that most people respond to positively; whether envisioned as a tranquil ocean surrounding a tropical island or a protective stone warding off evil [...]
Today, the Swedish paint manufacturer Beckers launched their AW 09/10 paint collections. Inspiration is derived from three parallel trends: Eco, that connotes to the environmental awareness with beige colours in earthy tones, white and some yellow and green hues. The colorful geometry that communicates art and freedom, with sporty and happy hues preferably with metallic [...]
From 1949 until forever – the String bookshelf is a timeless piece of furniture. This autumn the String Pocket shelf will be available in four new colours. The ‘String Pocket’ is a slim shelf for paperbacks, CDs and DVDs. With 2 side panels and 3 shelves it measures 60x15x50cm, and the price tag is approx. [...]
As summer fades and evenings are getting darker, yellow is the perfect accent colour to illuminate our homes. No other color expresses hope and reassurance more than yellow. This was said when the Pantone Mimosa yellow was selected the Color of the Year for 2009. Bright sunny yellow, warm golden yellow, orange-and green hued yellows, [...]