Colour Stories

Three Rules about Colour…

Colour is light. It is an integral part of the way we experience the world around us. Colour is also emotion. It has tremendous power to transform your spirit, your mood and your outlook. And last but not least, colour is a journey. Choosing colours as companions to live alongside is about discovering the colours you are drawn to and then finding ways to introduce them into your home. Delve into our colour stories below for inspiration on a whole calendar of colours and how to enjoy them everyday.
April: Summer Green When we think of green, we think intuitively of beginnings. Where there is green, there is water and where there is water, there is life. Read More
March: Pink For a colour that doesn’t really exist, Pink has made a significant splash, shifting from one extreme to the other over the last three centuries Read More
February: Charcoal Charcoal is often dubbed the ‘little black dress’ of décor: dress it up or dress it down; it goes with everything. Read More
January: Smokey Blue Our January colour takes its inspiration from pieces of rounded beach-glass and sky before sunrises. Read More
December: Moss This month we are celebrating Moss as December’s inspiration colour. Read More
November: Russet In a season which is constantly losing light, Russet provides its reassuring glow to distract us from the steady onset of Winter. Read More
October: Damson If green is the colour of spring, then ‘damson’ conjures up autumn: mellow fruits and damp, dusky shadows. It is a warm, restorative colour that is both magic and majestic. Read More
September: Saffron Not merely a startling colour, Saffron is also enjoyed for its distinctive taste and revered for its healing properties. Read More
August: Marine Blue So often we are tempted to regard colour as a purely visual spectrum. And yet history helps us understand that colour is as much as reflection of culture. Read More
July: Indian Red The kaleidoscope colours of India have long mesmerized rulers, travellers and visitors alike. Read More
June: Duck Egg Blue From creamy and chalky whites to deeper greenish blue of magpies and mallards, these delicate tones have inspired artists and scientists through the ages Read More
May: Violet Violet is one of the very oldest colours used by man. Visually, it can be hard to pin down; one person’s violet might be another’s lilac or lavender or just plain purple. Read More