Category Archives: Colour

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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Colour of the Year – Coral

Our homes, more than anywhere else, should act as sanctuaries from noise, people, commotion and the general hustle and bustle of the outside world. They should be a place to which we can retreat in peace, to surroundings of harmony and tranquillity. They should be somewhere that, whatever our own personal tastes, we find a pleasure in which to spend time to relax, entertain and most of all, enjoy. 

In this day and age there is a strong emphasis on the way we live our lives in terms of technology. This can take the form of a home cinema, top of the range sound system, up-to-the-minute kitchen gadgets, evolving artificial intelligence, phones and laptops or the seemingly unbreakable habit of tapping onto our social media platforms. So, it’s interesting to hear that there’s actually been a bit of a backlash to the onslaught of technology in our own environment in an unexpected form – colour

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