Are you seeking ways to add the ‘colour of 2020’ to your home and welcome the new year in style? Our list will have you buzzing with ideas.
What Is Pantone Colour Of The Year?
Well, for those of you who don’t know what this is all about, the Pantone Colour Institute is a business unit within Pantone, a colour company. It highlights top seasonal runway colours, picks the colour of the year, and forecasts colour trends every year.
For more than 20 years now, Pantone’s pick on the colour of the year has influenced buying patterns across varied industries, including home interiors, fashion, and industrial designs.
And it’s here again! This year, Classic Blue or PANTONE 19-4052, is the colour of the year. The colour stands for a reassuring presence instilling calm, confidence and connection. Symbolic of the sky at dusk, colour evokes calmness in a chaotic world. Making it ideal to introduce as part of your home interior design.
Wondering how? Check out 10 fabulous ways to add the colour of 2020 to your home and feel the peace that it brings in!
Ready, Get Seat Blue!
Adding classic blue chairs, bean bags, bar stools or other settee choices will add a striking element to your home. When it gets to choosing a comfortable couch or a recliner people often opt for classic browns and blacks. This year, introduce classic blue seating to your living room or bedroom and watch the magic unfold.
Paint It Blue
From minimal accents to monochromes, a hint of blue brings in a whole new perspective to a space. Possibly because it’s the colour of both the ocean and the sky. In colour therapy, blue is said to evoke simplicity, pureness, and increased presentiment. When added to home interiors the shade brings in tranquility. But again painting your entire home blue is not something we suggest but a single wall is a great way to use this colour. Classic blue lends a sense of freshness and ease. Trust us, you’ll feel anything, but the blues!
Classic Blue Cabinetry
Wish to make striking change? Give your dull cabinets a makeover with the colour of 2020. Classic blue sideboards, kitchen cabinets or side tables will stand out prominently and let your guests know how in sync you are with home interiors trends.
Classic blue shutters for a santorini style home
Classic blue window shutters bring with it an old french cafe style look. If your house is white from the outside paint those window shutters blue and you have your own Santorini beach house. Classic blue also makes an interesting and stunning contrast to your window frames.
Bring In Some Texture With Plush Cushions
Now if you do not want to go the whole hog and repaint walls or cabinets, an easy way to incorporate this colours is with cushions. Cushions let you play with colour and texture in your space without disrupting much. So if you want to dip your toes into the classic blue zone, cushions are a perfect option. And if you find the colour a little too overpowering for your taste then opt for reversible cushions with an inverse of a different design or a subtler colour. Whether thrown on the couch or on a bed, cushions can be the perfect last-minute touch to your 2020 redesign.
Adorn The Space With Drapes And Sheers
Artwork and furniture are usually what we call statement pieces of any bedroom. However, sheers or curtains can do the job too, especially if your room has huge windows or several across your entire home. And it isn’t hard – all you need to know is how to pick the right ones.
Spread It Out
If an entirely blue room is a little too much for you. there are subtle ways to ease your home into this colour trend of the year. New bedspreads are a simple way to give your bedroom a makeover. A classic blue sheet set will instantly spruce up the space. Pair it with a white duvet and watch classic blue bedspread master the rest of your bedroom.
Throw In A Rug
A classic blue rug will enhance the look of your space with a unique look. Play with patterns, textures and designs on the rug of your choice and place it where it its visible to most. Just make sure your rug is the colour of 2020!