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Winter Blues

This past wintry week I have seen several new products for homes in blues, from deep indigo to petrol, cobalt, teal and turquoise.  Blue being a cool color some say is difficult to use in London, we need warm colors for this climate. But I will say it depends, there are warm blues, those that are closer to red on the spectrum rather towards green.

I would also add that the quality of light here is softer, so blue works well in this northern light.

Beautiful blues that will accent our neutral schemes, against whites it is heavenly. Next to greys and charcoals, it is intensified giving it more depth.

Here are some of the winter blues from the sea, sky, plants and stones:

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A heavenly cobalt blue linen duvet from Bodie and Fou

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Fritz Hansen Series 7 Chair in Petrol

16667_lAntique Chinese cabinet with turquoise blue lacquer from Orchid

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A carpet dyed deep indigo from West Elm

inca-armchair-brabbuBrabbu Inca armchair in a teal blue velvet

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My new wallpaper in ultramarine blue.

Featured light by Kartell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author bio

An interior designer with a passion for light, colour, patterns and textures bringing them all together to make a beautiful space, Kelly wants to share with you her love of light and colour and all parts of helping people bring beauty to their lives. She authors the blog Light Color Design and you can follow her on Twitter @kellyfannon. Read more posts by .

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Comments (1)

  1. Kelly loved your selection!!:) more infos about that brabbu and Orchid brands!!! Their collections look amazing…

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