Beautiful Colour Trends Of Summer 2017

published On Apr 09 2017

Color trends

Colour is not just a word, it’s an emotion, an insignia, a story that beholds the viewer and takes him across the tangibles.

Colours are known to reflect your emotions, personality and moods and give an insight of the people residing in there.

Every year brings in a new hope, a new trend, a new style. From lavish and ornate to soft and earthy, this year’s trendsetters are expected to bring in a lot of hope and happiness.

As per Pantone’s colour forecast, here are the top colours that are predicted to hit the summer this year:

PRIMROSE YELLOW

Just like the primroses symbolise youth and enthusiasm, this colour can be used to bring in the air of vibrancy. When coupled with base and neutral colours in interiors, this can uplift the overall mood of the space. Bright and trendy accents can also be planned in this colour to complete the look.

Best paired with- Grey, Charcoal, Dull-white, Green, Beige, Brown

Best Application- Upholstered furniture, Ottomans, Puffs, Cushions, Artpieces

Best Areas- Living Room, Study Room, Family Hall

living study room
family hall

FLAME

Given the vibrancy and flamboyancy of this orange-red hue, this can be very intelligently used in interiors in furniture, carpets or even accents to create a complete look brightening up dull and dark spaces encouraging the interactions, fun and joy.

Best paired with- Grey, Beige, Brown, Hazelnut, Teal

Best Application- Upholstered furniture, Ottomans, Puffs, Rugs, Wallpapers

Best Areas- Living Room, Study Room, Family Hall

study room

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study room hall room

NIAGARA

This colour indicates calmness and relaxation and can be a perfect colour scheme for a room. This colour is predicted to the designers’ preferred choice in this Summer.

Best paired with- Grey, White, Green, Yellow

Best Application- Upholstered furniture, Accent Cushions, Bed Runners, Ottomans, Rugs, Wallpapers, Art pieces

Best Areas- Bedrooms, Bathrooms, Study Room, Kitchen

Upholstered furniture

ISLAND PARADISE

Just like the name suggests, this colour is in indeed like a paradise in an island. Peaceful as a sea and confident like an island, this colour has no limitations and will look equally good be it a living room, bedroom or even bathroom.

Best paired with- Grey, White, Brown, Dull green, Yellow, Flame Orange

Best Application- Upholstered furniture, Accent Cushions, Bed Runners, Ottomans, Rugs, Wallpapers

Best Areas- Bedrooms, Bathrooms, Study Room

bathroom study room

PALE DOGWOOD

Now this is an interesting colour, dusky descendant of pale pink or millennial pink. It makes the perfect contrast to the vibrant hues and can create visual levels when used in a space. This colour symbolises purity and serenity and can be a perfect background for the bright and lively items.

Best paired with- Pink, Brown, White, Brass

Best Application- Upholstered furniture, Ottomans, Rugs, Wallpapers

Best Areas- Bedrooms, Bathrooms, Study Room

bedroom study room

GREENERY

This yellow-green hue helps in bringing the nature inside. It represents growth, rejuvenation, a sense of connection and belonging to the nature.

Best paired with- Pink, Brown, White, Brass

Best Application- Upholstered furniture, Ottomans, Rugs, Wallpapers, Art pieces

Best Areas- Bedrooms, Living Room, Study Room, Outdoor Lounges, Kitchen

outdoor lounges kitchen

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HAZELNUT

Neutral is perennial! This colour proudly presents this idea when it comes to its application. Very peaceful yet elegant, it helps in creating an identity that stands out from the rest. Lighter and neutral shades like this help to make the space look larger and spacious and can set a perfect picturesque for bold and decorative art pieces and decorative lights.

Best paired with- All dark shades, Earthy shades

Best Application- Walls, Floors, Curtains, Headboards, Upholstered furniture

Best Areas- Bedrooms, Living Rooms, Kitchen, Bathrooms

dark shades

Every built space is synthesized by multiple elements and each element speaks of its existence and significance which is largely defined by the colour and texture over it. Hence, the colours for a space should be handpicked very carefully maintaining the integrity and identity of each element constituting the space.

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