Decorating & Design - Colour

Design and decor colour trends

Colour trends for decorating, designing and painting your home.

Throughout the years and seasons, colour trends change from bright to bold or warm to cool. Take a look at these paint colour trends, and trends for decorating your home with colour. You're bound to fall in love with one and feel inspired to start adding some more colour to your own home decor. 

colour-trend-meta-paint-2013.jpg2013 paint colour trends
Our favourite paint companies predict the 2013 paint colour trends.



colour-trend-meta-paint-2012.jpg2012 paint colour trends

See where you fit in when it comes to the diverse palettes that our favourite paint companies have chosen for the coming year.


colour-trend-meta-paint-2011.jpg2011 paint colour trends

Whether you prefer bold hues or neutrals, these paint trends will have you reaching for your roller and brush.


colour-trend-meta-paint-2010.jpgPaint colour trends 2010

Three major paint companies predict paint colour trends for 2010.



colour-trend-meta-spring-2010.jpgSpring 2010: Colour trend report

Find out which colours will make your home sing this spring with a pretty palette for your home’s decor.


colour-trend-meta-80s.jpgTrend: Bold '80s colour
The '80s make a comeback in a good way, with bright and bold colours to put some punch in your space.


colour-trend-meta-fall.jpgBold fall colour trends

Autumn's hottest new trend is dark, bold colours and Margot Austin shows how to use them in your home.


colour-trend-meta-aegeanblue.jpgColour trend: Aegean blue home accessories

Inspired by summer fashions these stunning home decor accessories offer a refreshing splash of colour for any space.


colour-trend-meta-oxblood.jpgColour trend: Oxblood

10 items to get you in the spirit with this season's colour trend - oxblood.



colour-trend-meta-mint.jpgColour trend: Mint green

Mint green has become a very popular hue this summer, get inspired by these 10 amazing mint green accessories.


colour-trend-meta-decorating-min.jpgColour trend: Decorating with mint green

This pretty and subtle hue adds a soothing sense of style to any space.



colour-trend-meta-turquoise.jpgColour trend: Turquoise

2010’s hottest colour can inject some cheer into your home decor. Get inspired by 10 terrific turquoise finds you’ll want to invite into your home.


colour-trend-meta-colourblocking.jpgColour blocking: A cool trend in painting walls

Colour blocking is an easy way to highlight a feature or simply dress up an empty wall. Consider this chic way to paint your walls the next time you want to freshen up your home.


Find even more great colour inspiration from these paint colours designers love.

Lead image by George Whiteside.

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