Ultra violet is the Pantone colour of 2018, a deep and vibrant colour, you can either love it or hate it, I for one love it. It can be quite a daunting colour to bring into a space but luckily there is no need to go all Prince on a space to stay up to date with the latest colour trend. Here are some tips to incorporate Ultra violet into your home:
- Accessories, Accessories, Accessories. This is the easiest way to bring any colour, especially daring colours like Ultra Violet, into your interiors. It is also the most economical way.
- If you’ve always dreamt about having that velvet couch or wingback chair, now is the time to do it! Statement pieces are amazing ways to bring an strong colour like Ultra Violet into your home and will have everyone talking.
- Add some metalics and you are good to go for an ultra luxurious look!
Is it a colour that we can use in a nursery or kids interior you may ask?! Yes of course, looking at colour therapy or the way colour used in a space influences us, Ultra violet is a very calming colour and can be associated with mindfulness practices.
“The Pantone Color of the Year has come to mean so much more than ‘what’s trending’ in the world of design; it’s truly a reflection of what’s needed in our world today.” – Laurie Pressman, Vice President of the Pantone Colour Institute.
Here are some Ultra Violet kids and nursery room inspiration:
Pantone has done some lovely colour inspiration palettes that works very well with Ultra Violet and can be incorporated into any space.
Embodying calmness, a palette of hazy and smoky hues effortlessly commingle to create subtle blends and harmonies that are both timeless and time-honoured.
Sitting side by side on the colour wheel, this palette of like-minded hues with their spirited good humour and playful exuberance makes for easy and engaging colour mixes.
An unusual combination of show-stopping saturated colour with rich and elegant earth tones creates an adventurous mood full of excitement and drama.
Invoking a sense of mystery, a palette of nature’s blues and greens, combined with the unconventional Ultra Violet and a Silver and Pale Gold metallic, exudes a quiet strength.
Soft and warm, a subtle palette of natural and organic shades accented by a Frosted Almond metallic evokes reassurance and conveys a sense of calm and quiet.
Exploding with zest and energy, this palette of pure, unadulterated colour which screams “look at me” comes together to create a bold statement with feelings of excitement and high voltage effects.
Emulating a desert sunset, this is a dramatic palette of brilliantly heightened warm shades that radiate resplendently across the early evening sky.
Inspired by the colours we see in our surroundings, a combination of soft and sweet pastels with an enchanting Ultra Violet and a deep, dark navy Astral Aura conjures up a summer garden in full bloom.
So I wish you peace and serenity with my new Ultra Violet scatter pillow in hand.