New colour launches from Earthborn Paints and Dulux’s Colour of the Year announcement present a shared theme of the natural world - Biophilic colour for interiors.
Described as “a warm, natural neutral, Dulux Colour of the Year 2021, Brave Ground, brings a bolstering, balancing feel to any room.”
Dulux describe Brave Ground as a warm, natural neutral that’s an enabling and stabilising colour. It is said to be timeless and grounding, as well as a versatile colour to connect us with the natural world. We have brought together some pieces from our collections with nature's harmonious colour palettes for your inspiration using Earthborn Paints and Dulux’s Colour of the Year.
“Dulux colour experts have chosen Brave Ground, a bolstering shade that connects back to nature and the simple things. A warm, earthy tone, it creates a feeling of stability, growth and potential; and provides a firm foundation for change and creativity in your home.”
Earthborn have also looked to the natural world to create a new palette of 5 harmonious new paint shades ‘The Earth Collection’. The colours are themed around the earth, land, sand, sea and clouds.
Whatever your thoughts on trends - to follow or not to follow – these new Earthborn colours and Dulux’s new Colour of the Year have some interesting messages with it about how colour affects us emotionally and how we might use colour for positive emotional effect.
“Longevity and timeless appeal are at the heart of The Earth Collection.” Earthborn.
Crocky Road is a cool beige with the faintest green undertones giving it an easy, earthy quality.
Up Up Away is described by Earthborn as a cool, calm and collected. A relaxed and versatile off-white shade inspired by the clouds.
Grassy is an elegant grey-green is reminiscent of misty, mountainous landscapes.
Skipper is inspired by the sea and is a mid-toned blue is designed to transport you to still ocean waters.
Sandy Castle captures the feeling of sunlight on sand dunes creating an all-round shade for walls and woodwork.
GET THE LOOK with Earthborn Paint's Sandy Castle styled with our Sark Coupee Taupe Rug and Yellow Ochre Cushion.
These are just some suggestions of how these colours might be styled and combined. All of these colours can be used in a variety of ways depending on how they are mixed with other hues and materials to create the personal look you are after.
These paint companies exemplify a definite move towards more nature-inspired and timeless interiors, recognising the benefit we can gain from an increased connection with nature by bring reminders of the natural world’s colours into our homes.