With Autumn looming, many people will make a number of seasonal tweaks to our residence however for these seeking to make a extra dramatic assertion, look no additional than the Journey palette drawn from the Dulux 2024 Colour Forecast. One of three palettes within the forecast, Journey is impressed by journey, folks traditions and cultural variations – as its title suggests. “The palette evokes a sense of security and comfort in the home – making it ideal for autumn – and is influenced further through the layering of textures and objects with rich ancestral heritage,” says Dulux color and communications supervisor Andrea-Lucena Orr.
Under the professional steering of Dulux color forecaster and stylist Bree Leech, the palette has been used to remodel this new household residence with the master suite, hallway and lounge all trying fairly unrecognisable from their humble beginnings.
In the master suite, Dulux Clouded Sky reworked a impartial area into a stunning blue sanctuary. “The greyed off blue adds a level of complexity to the room that draws the occupant in and is accompanied by layers of mid-tone shades, including Dulux Antique White U.S.A. and Dulux Hay Wain, that feature within art and textiles to help ground the space,” says Bree Leech.
Dulux Carmen (additionally from the Journey palette) is referenced within the wealthy berry hued flooring size curtains that function within the room whereas mismatched pillows, floral mattress throws and ornamental objects add additional visible curiosity. We love the best way during which they’ve used the identical blue tone on the partitions, skirtings and window frames for a totally immersive expertise.
Once an all-white area, the lounge has been overhauled with Dulux Bruised Burgundy which does appear fairly becoming for the autumn months. A brand new couch, occasional chair and woven baskets all add additional texture and dimension to the area. “Artwork, woven lighting and a tribal rug completes the bohemian charm, tying the colour palette together,” says Bree.
The secondary dwelling area encompasses a refreshing blue inexperienced on the partitions, which is ideal for absorbing the autumn solar earlier than the darker winter days. “Dulux Swedish Blue is very uplifting and works as a backdrop for other warmer colours, it can bring some life to an otherwise uninspiring room,” says Bree.
Dulux Autumn styling suggestions
- Let color set the temper: Choose a most important color that creates the temper you wish to create in your room, area or residence and incorporate completely different colors by equipment, arts and crafts, and treasured heirlooms.
- Add curiosity with objects, supplies and textures: Ensure you utilize completely different supplies and textures in equipment and furnishings. Use art work to finish the area and tie in colors inside the room. Embrace the importance of preserving traditions and treasured heirlooms.
- Start with one room: To construct color confidence, begin in a single room with a color that instantly stands out to you personally. Whether portray only one or two partitions or making an attempt color on an architectural function, a door or furnishings piece and even only a vase could make an enormous distinction and encourage you to maintain going together with your color journey.
- You might use the Journey palette as a information (all the colors complement) by including completely different parts, equivalent to artwork and furnishings, to deliver these hues into your area. The wall color you select ought to work alongside different present furnishings and residential décor harmoniously alongside any fixtures and fittings.
Photographer: Lisa Cohen | Stylist: Bree Leech