Abode on Creative Colour Blocking

Hello and welcome to Abode this week. Today we would like to share a modern trend we’ve picked up on, creative colour blocking. Although colour blocking in interior design is not a new concept, we’ve noticed that the application of this trend can be versatile, unique and always interesting! We have sourced three different examples from Pinterest, all using similar colour palettes but with very diverse styles.

As usual with Abode at First 4 Blinds, our images are designed to spark inspiration for our readers. While our team may not be able to replicate these exact images in your home, using over forty years of industry experience, we are more than happy to advise you on your latest decorating project. Why not come and visit our beautiful showroom to see how we can help you achieve your perfect home.



(photo credit: pin-insta-decor.com)

In this picture, we love the confident and deliberate use of colour. The warm orange and yellow tones frame the more dramatic blue and white aspects, allowing for a near perfect balance of the colour palette - perfect for a busy kitchen! In this image, no one colour dominates the room which is why this example is our favourite of the three. Although during the initial planning stages, making such bold colour choices might feel risky, this image proves that the final result pays off!



(photo credit: @sofa_rosa)

Perhaps the most modern and minimalist of the three examples is the home office pictured above. It works with similar colours to the previous image on a slightly more pastel spectrum. We think that committing to a bold design such as this one for your home office will inspire a creative and productive environment. The geometric connecting shapes fit together just like new ideas! This look could also work well in smaller workspaces as it creates a feeling of expansion.



(photo credit: 20cmodern.tumblr.com)

Forget needing to find a piece of art for your living room, if you decorate like the contemporary image above, your wall itself can become a masterpiece. Taking inspiration from abstract artists like Mark Rothko, colour blocking in this way can add modernity, atmosphere and a very personal style to your home. In this particular example, we love the connectivity between the different colour blocks and the way each colour offsets one another. It gives more opportunity to incorporate the colours in the rest of the room as well as balance the scale of the wall.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our article today! We’ll be back next week with a new piece. In the meantime, if you would like to get in touch with First 4 Blinds for advice or product information, please click here: https://www.first4blinds.com/contact-us/

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