Let’s not mince words: the last few months have been tough. That’s why so many people are seeking design directions that are dependable and reassuring but still add a little zing to their daily lives. So Pantone has paired the solidity of Ultimate Gray with the sparkle of Illuminating yellow to create a duo that works well together in a very natural way. Find our ideas to incorporate this tandem in your interior.
The bedroom is the place you go to escape from everything. It’s the place where you close the door on the hustle and bustle of daily life and drift into the arms of Morpheus. During the winter season in particular the bedroom is a comforting cocoon; its coziness offers a soothing contrast to the daunting cold outside. Read our tips to simple add a little extra warmth to the space.
What are trends based on and how do they arise? Why are groups of people drawn to a particular style or colour? How do certain themes become universal, exerting an appeal from Buenos Aires to Moscow and gaining a foothold in everyday life? Decorating trends often reflect a shared sensibility, kind of like a Polaroid of the zeitgeist. By studying them, we can imagine what tomorrow has in store.
Like the Irving Berlin song goes, “Blue days, all of them gone. Nothing but blue skies, from now on.” Since we’ve been spending so much more time at home these last months, we have even more reason to create peaceful oases that help us recenter ourselves. The good news is that blue is the new black. It’s a sure fit, no matter what the fashion. Go ahead and embrace it – it’s a winning choice for any interior.
If you don’t know him, Scott McGillivray is an influenceur, real estate expert, contractor, and TV host of Scott’s House Call. Discover some Scott’s secrets along three different projects that will inspire you to try new things in your own home.
With the arrival of autumn, we often get the urge to change up our decor a bit. There’s nothing simpler than playing with colour to transform your living room or bedroom into the perfect place to recharge. Here’s our take on this fall’s colour trends.