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.
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.
Turquoise is invigorating and youthful.
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.
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.