Category Archives: Colour

Coral and how to use it

Coral and its close relation, orange, is often seen as a hue that offers emotional strength in difficult times, an optimistic and uplifting colour that can rejuvenate our spirit and mood. 

Sandwiched between vibrancy and pastel shades, its enthusiasm for life relates to physical confidence, competition and independence. In its strongest form coral is seen as an extrovert shade, but knowing how to use it successfully is a skill a top interior designer will have mastered.

The beauty of coral is that it is a surprisingly versatile hue when it comes to pairing it with other shades and materials. It’s not as strong as an obvious orange or as pale as a pretty pink, but somewhere in between.

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Top 9 Tips for Using Teal in Interior Design

There’s no other way to say this, teal is a stunning colour. It’s blue with personality – a sophisticated and versatile hue that complements so many other shades to create a stunning interior design.

Its name is believed to have been taken from the small freshwater common teal duck whose eyes are surrounded by this colour. The hue itself is a medium-saturated, blue-green, and similar to medium green and dark cyan. At its brightest it has a yellow undertone and is very close to turquoise, and at its most muted, it more closely resembles a green slate.

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