Mulberry Leaf #favouritehue2020

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Not only are we craving new ways to go green in our everyday lives, but we are loving the deeper and vegetable tones of this colour.

How to Prepare Exterior Walls for Painting

All you need to know about preparing your walls for painting to give you a perfect long-lasting finish.

Escape to a Modern Mellow Bohemia

The last few years have been fifty shades of grey. This year, the colour palettes that we have curated will make you feel the escapism and joy we have been longing for from the chaos of everyday life.
The Latest Kitchen Colours, Styles and Design InspirationDrew Forsyth & Co Kitchen at 100% Design 2018. Image: Anne Roselt

The Latest Kitchen Colours, Styles and Design Inspiration

While there are trends in the kitchen industry, they are longer lasting (thank goodness) and it’s good to know that investing in a quality, practical and stylish kitchen will stay in vogue for years to come, even decades.

Pop With Plascon Colour Blocking

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Are you feeling tired and rundown? A change of colour scheme in your home or workplace may just be the therapy that you need.

8 Autumn Paint Colours and Interiors Inspired by Paris Fashion Week

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8 colours from the catwalk that look just as good on walls as they do on the models. Colours are from the Plascon 2017 Colour Forecast.

Turquoise – a 2018 Trend Colour

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I am excited to see that one of my favourite colours – Turquoise is making a comeback. I love it because this special combination of blue and green reminds me of the beauty of the Ocean.

Pantone’s 2018 Colour of the Year – Ultra Violet

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Pantone 2018 Colour of the Year Pantone’s 2018 Colour of the year Ultra Violet communicates creativity, originality, nobility, luxury and mystery, so it’s no surprise that this colour has been embraced by many in the design industry. Vibrant shades of purple are making waves in all facets of design – fashion, interiors, decor, cosmetics, product design...

The Black Exterior of This Modern Home Blends Perfectly into the Environment

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If you live in a coastal eco estate, with a 42 acre indigenous coastal forest teaming with wildlife, black might not be the first colour that comes to mind when choosing a colour for the exterior of your home.

The Colour Meanings of a Zulu Love Letter

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The Zulu Love Letter Many years ago, before writing letters and cell phones, the Zulu women in South Africa used colour and beading to express feelings and communicate messages regarding gender and marital status. Last week I visited DumaZulu, South Africa's biggest cultural village situated in the heart of Zululand close to Hluhluwe.