Next up in the colour series I am going to be showcasing Blue! Its a gentle transition from the indigo we just discussed but if you missed it head to the Indigo journal entry now. As with all other colours blue comes in a range of saturation, hues and intensities. It is considered a cold colour on the spectrum so using it in the northern hemisphere, I would advise caution - that being said its a fantastic colour and a clear favourite in costal and Blue and white schemes.
If you like the pale blue look but are afraid of it looking too cold, I always advise to add warm metallics, darker wood tones and upping the texture. If you want to go for something a bit bolder why not try an ombre wall? This can be a cheap and effective way of introducing bolder colours but in a graduated way. It also allows the feature wall to be slightly softened. If you do not fancy doing the ombre paint effect yourself, designers guild have a wallpaper that does the trick brilliantly.
If you are feeling a little bolder, go for a gorgeous blue on blue effect. Mixing different hues and textures gives a space a very curated feel but allows you to really delve into the colour. Remember to focus on texture to ensure its still an interesting space to be in.
For a more modern take - try this gorgeous azzul Yves Klein blue which has such energy in it. Favoured by the designers Sophie Robinson and 2LG studio.
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