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  • Pantone Colour of the Year 2019 - Living Coral

    At this time of year in the world of design people eagerly await the announcement of the Pantone Colour of the year. This announcement comes to mark the start of the new design season with all sectors, for example fashion, home décor and even technology taking influence from this shade.

     

    Pantone Colour of 2019 Living Coral

     

    The Pantone shade of 2019 is 16-1546 aka Living Coral. A shade that seems to relate greatly to the events and realisations of the year. “The overriding influence [this year] was the environment,” explains Laurie Pressman, vice president of Pantone’s colour consulting unit. Pantone describe it as a mellow yet lively shade. Unlike last year’s Ultra Violet, its packed with energy which makes it the perfect shade for your bathroom.

     

    How to add Living Coral to your bathroom

     

    If you want to keep your bathroom on trend here’s our guide to adding this warming hue.

     

    Kudos Ultimate 2 Living Coral

     

    Now it can be an expensive hobby to change your bathroom décor on a yearly basis, so the most common way to incorporate each new shades is with your bathroom accessories. A change of towels and bathmat for example, can completely change the way your room looks. Small additions of living coral really make the shade pop, especially against a neutral bathroom background.

     

    If you’re not one to shy away from colour and really want to brighten up your bathroom, this shade will certainly do just that. Add it to a feature wall or varying hues throughout to really embrace it.  Whilst the colour is rich and vibrant in tone it isn’t overpowering so works well with both dark and light surroundings. Living Coral can also add depth and warmth to greys, smoky teals and beige. So be sure to accessorise with these tones.

     

    Tavistock Match Living Coral

     

    What are your thoughts on the shade? Will you be adding Living Coral to your bathroom? Or to any room within in your home?

  • The Pantone Colour of 2018 is here!

    Pantone have only gone and announced the colour of 2018 already!  The colour they have chosen for 2018 is Ultra Violet. A gorgeous colour, a mix of deep red and cobalt blue mix to create this rich deep purple. According to Pantone Colour Institutes executive director Leatrice Eiseman, Ultra Violet is ‘dramatically proactive and thoughtful’.

    Pantone Colour of the year 2018

     

    This stunning shade isn’t too far removed from the plum shade that was huge in bathroom design in AW17. Ultra Violet is a rich shade that is sure to make a statement in any bathroom, however you choose to include it.

     

    How to incorporate Ultra Violet in your bathroom

     Eppleby Ultra Violet roomset

     

    With such a bold colour it can be quite daunting to paint all your walls, but that doesn’t mean you have to shy away from it. Instead opt for changing your bathroom towels, shower curtain and accessories instead! You’d be surprised how much of an impact this will make to your bathroom. The best bit is Ultra Violet accessories will dazzle against white and look incredible with greys and blacks. It will work superbly with any bathroom suite colour.

     

    Ultra Violet bathroom

    If you are one for bold decor and really making a statement, then grab the paint and go for it! The blue purple shade is amazing backdrop for modern white furniture and create a bold and dramatic look with darker greys or black.  If you don’t want to paint the whole room, just choose a statement wall or recess and make a feature out of it. If you find the shade a little too dark or daring once its on the wall, you can always brighten it with artwork or a mirror.

     

    We'd love to hear your thoughts on the colour that will dominate 2018. What do you think of the 2018 shade? Will you be adding this to your bathroom? Or any other room in your home?

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