Crown Paints has launched its new collection of colour trends for the 2019 autumn and winter season, helping to inspire new ideas in interior design.
Created to ‘empower’ professional decorators, designers and consumers to embrace different colour palettes and painting techniques, the new colour trend collection has been devised by Crown’s expert panel of colour consultants and specialists. According to Crown, each of the individual schemes has been given a distinct and ‘inspirational’ identity, with ‘hero’ shades, complementary tones and style suggestions included so they can be easily adapted to suit a variety of projects and different personal tastes.
The three new trends set to take the rest of 2019 and beyond by storm are ‘Botanical Noir’, ‘Unprocessed’ and ‘Pigment’. Taking inspiration from the enduring trend of creating a link between interior and exterior living spaces, ‘Botanical Noir’ is a celebration of nature within architecture, with forest green and teal shades used alongside pops of pink and metallic gold. This trend lends itself to the use of strong geometric botanical prints and natural foliage, making it both ‘stylish and versatile’, according to Crown.
The natural world is also the inspiration for ‘Unprocessed’ but here, the more earthy colours of terracotta, dusky pinks and powdered clay have been embraced. This palette moves away from clean lines and highly polished finishes and instead works well alongside rough, raw and organic materials.
The use of colour as an artistic tool has led to the development of the ‘Pigment’ trend which aims to evoke the sense of a traditional painter’s studio. Here textures are as important as the colours themselves, with a faded chocolate and moody plum used alongside metallic rose golds and granite top greys, and applied using layering and the classic loose painterly technique to add depth and interest.
Jemma Saunders, colour specialist at Crown Paints commented: “We regularly publish new colour schemes as we want to help everyone to be as confident and passionate about colour as we are. Embracing new schemes is a great way to refresh your home and for those working in the commercial sector, keeping up to date with the latest style trends is essential.
“Each of our design trends aim to introduce new colours and styles and to change the way people think about interior design by equipping them with a greater understanding of the emotive side of colour and how certain combinations can improve both the look and feel of a room. Our trends are inspirational and inclusive and can be used in their entirely or in part, allowing plenty of scope for individuality.”