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Feature Wall And Interior Trends

Feature Wall And Interior Trends You may be sitting one evening and thinking how could you add interest to your room? Feature walls can be like marmite, people either love them or hate them, or potentially they may not be done right! Either way Feature walls are coming back in fashion and not in the usual stye of paint or wall paper, but in the form of textures like orange peel, popcorn and sand swirl or more tactile surfaces such as wood, fabric, bamboo and stone. The pandemic has since led to a shift in working patterns, while we used to spend time commuting to an office, our daily commute could be walking downstairs or across the landing to work in our own homes.  Whilst this was a [...]

2022-07-20T10:41:41+01:00July 3rd, 2022|Paint Colours, Painter & Decorator|

Colour Contrast For The Visually Impaired

Colour contrast for the visually impaired Colour around the home and how visually impaired people use colour to aid in their movement and navigation around the home is essential for safe movement. In this blog we are going to look at the importance of colour to be inclusive of all people when thinking about design. Whether this is for a public space or in your own home, it is vital to think about how colour is perceived by the visually impaired and how important the right colours are.  Of course there are varying levels of sight loss, however the principles below remain relatively the same. The use of bold bright colours can help distinguish walls and ceilings which can be one of the first things a person does [...]

2022-07-20T09:39:41+01:00June 28th, 2022|Paint Colours, Painter & Decorator|

How Colour Affects Your Mood

How Colour Affects Your Mood When you are at home do you realise the impact how much the colour of your interior can affect your mood? Perhaps you hadn’t really thought about it? But colour can have a big impact and play a part in your daily life. Colour psychology can evoke different emotions depending on your interior design. The use of warm colours like yellow, orange and red shades tend to have a positive impact of warmth, joy, cosiness and optimism. Whilst cooler hues such as blues can be calming, inviting or welcome a feeling of stability, but a warmer blue that has a hint of red can feel engaging.  Green gives the ambiance of nature linking you to the environment for tranquillity and relaxation for a [...]

2022-07-20T11:28:18+01:00June 20th, 2022|Paint Colours, Painter & Decorator|

Paint colour for 2022 announced – October Mist sweeps the UK’s homes

Paint colour for 2022 announced - October Mist sweeps the UK’s homes The Benjamin Moore Paint Colour of the Year 2022 has just been announced - October Mist. Inspired by the silver-green stem of a flower, October Mist is a paint colour hue of shaded sage designed to anchor a space yet encourage creativity through colour. It is a key colour in the wider Colour Trends 2022 palette of 14 hues. Muted greens feature heavily including lighter grey-greens and fern inspired colours, through to stronger dark sages and grass greens. These are alongside other natural colours such as creams and beiges, but there are also splashes of the dramatic in a bold shade of red and a deep denim blue. The importance of paint colour for 2022 How [...]

2022-01-26T14:34:56+00:00January 4th, 2022|Benjamin Moore, Paint Colours|
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