Tag Archives: colour

INSPIRING: plate palettes

9 Jan
these colours look fab on the dining table – but can you imagine how great they would be in a room? on a cushion, on a rug, or even the trim! hit up your favourite store or vintage shop, and see what kind of room palette you can create!

INSPIRING: pantone names colour for 2012

6 Jan
tangerine tango 17-1463 has been crowned colour of the year by the colour authority, pantone! it’s a sophisticated red-orange hue that is both deliciously seductive, yet warm and friendly. now that’s a winning combination! read more about its’ attributes here
some onlookers may have thought that i hit the lotto or won a grand prize of sorts, once i learned that this GORGEOUS orange was the colour for 2012. i didn’t care if i looked like a fool – i was in celebratory mode and was out to rub it in the faces of all those orange-haters (ha!). it also just so happens to be one of my absolute favourite. colours. ever. it’s an attention grabber; it’s thrilling and provocative; sexy and exotic. please do yourself a favour and get some orange in your life – it’s not hard either, with these funky finds.    
10 2 notepads with bamboo pen – iomoi
11 enamel curves frame – jonathan adler
12 club atomic orange sofa – cb2
13 quenching body butter in orange-cantaloup – fruits & passion
14 tangerine tango earrings – notonesparrow on etsy
15 orange pebble leather handbag – artoncrafts on etsy
16 picnic flatware – west elm

left | this journal (among other items) is available in a range of colours from the pantone store. get it here.   

 curious about the history of pantone? apartment therapy posted a quick and interesting article on their blog today. enjoy!

INSPIRING: think pink power

18 Feb
the global authority on colour – Pantone – has named Honeysuckle as colour of the year for 2011! a confident and invigorating colour, this energetic pink will uplift your spirits and make you shine. it’s the sort of colour that puts a smile on your face + it’s flattering on anyone and anything. read more about it’s attributes here.
there are so many ways to incorporate this feel-good colour into your life. whether you want super-saturated fuscia, or just a hint of powder pink – i think, any pink will do!
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