on Mar 12, 2012 in Interior Design
Colour schemes for interiors have their trendy moments, they come and go, and if you notice, when they come back, there is a new and re-invented combination of textures, materials , shapes etc. There is a trend toward a warmer cool happening. I really like it. It is muted, natural and pastel-like, but definitely not like in the 80′s.
Mother Nature is the best inspiration for colour combinations. This collection from Ralph Lauren called Modern Desert is calm, meditative and modern minded.
Another gorgeous image from the Desert Modern Collection...take all the greyed down camel, with the earthy taupe, a splash of turquoise and a dose of teak...perfect blend.
This colour scheme from Maxwell Fabrics is cool yet welcoming. The key is to include texture in your fabrics.
This fabric is textured and classic, perfect for draperies or pillows
This natural coloured fabric is perfect for a sofa
Pillows in cool watery colours are sophisticated and sleek
An accent colour like aqua blue and turquoise are compatible to just about any interior and any personality.
"Foothills is beautifully designed with a natural and rustic looking slubbed texture, harmonized by a soft and airy hand and drape. The color palette emphasizes natural tones and muted spice colors that capture the breezy casual essence of natural linen." Quote from Mazwell Fabrics
This kitchen exhibits the inspiration colours very well...It can be made more traditional or contemporary in style..this is what is so fabulous about this colour scheme
This living room has the same colour inspiration, image from Architectural Digest
Benjamin colours which are perfect for this colour scheme
A soft desert taupy pink, clear sky blue and neutral grey are a calm collection, great for a bedroom or bathroom
This is a fantastic colour scheme for a kitchen or garden room...imagine a pop of bright green from a collection of ferns and a crisp white or black to accent the neutrals
Wood Flooring from Silverwood Flooring is perfect for this look...the floor looks like soft , fine sand on a beach
Another wood from Silverwood Flooring...the herringbone pattern brings sophistication and the natural bark colour of the wood grounds the room
This hotel suite is undeniably elegant...I would not want to leave...
This bathroom is a good example of the 'desert modern' expression...very nice!
Images from houzz.com
Maxwell Fabrics http://www.facebook.com/maxwell.fabrics#!/media/set/?set=a.321968657861641.77552.136725703052605&type=3
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