The little black dress might forever remain the staple of a well-styled fashion wardrobe. In interiors, though it’s the vibrant colours that are taking centre stage right now. It’s no coincidence that our logo is bright orange – it’s the colour of the moment.
We can thank for the resurgence of colourful interiors Frida Kahlo exhibition at the V&A museum and the glorious British summer we’ve been lucky to enjoy recently. If you’re intrigued by all things orange in interiors, here are five simple tips for adding this vibrant colour to your inte.
While this is not a solution for the faint-hearted, an orange coloured wall will add energy and personality to your home. Rather than introducing it as a feature wall, which can dominate the space, we recommend turning your hallway into an area basking in warm orange hues, welcoming your guests with positivity. It’ll also be a perfect backdrop for a gallery wall. As for paint suggestions, you can be bold with Farrow & Ball’s bright Marigold or choose Red Earth from The Little Green Paint company.
Something for the fans of accessories at home and creating ambience at home. You can fill your space with a warm glow thanks to the orange-tinted glass lights or add a 70s statement with bold pendants.
Accessorise with terracotta
Terracotta not only reminds us of hot summer nights in Marrakesh but also brings home earthy tones and a natural feel. It can be easily matched with both minimal and decorative interiors and works beautifully with blooming foliage and deep greens. We’re coveting the terracotta tableware from British designer Sue Pryke.
As bright upholstery is undergoing a renaissance, it’s a smart move to add a sofa and armchairs to your home in deep orange hues – they will create a focal point in your interior and can be a starting point of the design of the whole room. Accessorise with tonally matched scatter cushions and blankets to create a look that best reflects your style.
Lovers of grey rejoice – your favourite colour is a perfect match for the vibrant orange. Together they are a modern, masculine combination, working as well in a lounge as they do in a home office.
These are only some of the suggestions – orange is such a versatile colour. Now it’s over to you – time to start spacemaking!