Spring Blues from the Catwalk to Interiors

Private Property South Africa
Anne Roselt

Blue and white is a classic colour combination that never goes out of fashion. Durban fashion designer, Amanda Laird Cherry's Spring/Summer 2017 show at the recent Durban Fashion fair was a great example of this. The catwalk featured a range of beautiful blue and white combinations, perfect to welcome spring.

A blue and white colour scheme is always fresh and uplifting. Sky blues create a calming and relaxing atmosphere with the illusion of space, so they are ideal for small spaces. Deep blue is sophisticated and elegant - ideal for a living room. If you have trouble sleeping, deep blue helps relax the mind, so it’s a great colour to consider for the bedroom too.

Image: plasconspaces.co.zaImage: plasconspaces.co.za

For more fashionable blues to use in your interiors take a look at the Kansai Plascon's 2018 Colour Forecast.

Create a contemporary minimalist scheme as shown here. This mid tone blue called Velvet Coast has a touch of pink in it which makes it slightly warmer than an icy blue. The look is softer and more friendly than stark white.

Image: www.plascon.co.zaImage: www.plascon.co.za

Turquoise is invigorating and youthful.

Image: Plascon 2018 Colour ForecastImage: Plascon 2018 Colour Forecast

If you feel blue and white is too cool for you, then add some warmer accent colours. Reds, Pinks Oranges or yellows of a similar strength will balance the scheme.

man standing staring at wall

When looking for colour inspiration for your home, be sure to have a look at the colours you have in your wardrobe. They reveal a lot about your personal style, and just as you feel comfortable wearing these colours, you will feel comfortable being surrounded by these colours.

Looking to sell your home?
Advertise your property to millions of interested buyers by listing with Private Property now!
List your home privately

Share:

Found this content useful?

Get the best of Private Property's latest news and advice delivered straight to your inbox each week

Related Articles

5 interior colours for winter
Winter is the perfect time to inject a touch of warmth and personality to your interior décor. Here are five colours that will heat up your home’s look.
Update your home in five easy, affordable steps
If your home is starting to look dated, you can give it a fresh new look with a few simple tricks.
10 tips for choosing the perfect interior colour scheme
Find out how to go about choosing the right colours and coordinating them, when decorating your home.
The beauty and benefits of crystals in interiors
Crystals of all shapes and sizes have been popping up in interior home design for some time now and it appears this crystal trend in decorating is not going anywhere.
;