Crown Paint's seasonal trends are here, and colour is set to transform our living space. In keeping with Dulux and Johnstone’s colour of the year, late 2019 and 2020 is all about interior meets exterior. Through creating that link we can celebrate the beauty of the natural world in the comfort of our own home. As we know, finding the right colour scheme to fit your inspired identity is key to making a house a home. So, to empower your process and inspire your choices we've rounded up the expert’s top looks for autumn/winter.

The team of colour specialists at Crown Paint have created three new colour trends to encourage professional decorators, consumers and designers to welcome new colour palettes and try out new painting techniques. Each of the unique colour palettes are selected to inspire confidence in bold colour changes. The twenty-one new paint shades are grouped into three key trend collections; ‘Botanical Noir,’ ‘Unprocessed and ‘Pigment.’ Each of which contains a hero shade, and a selection of complementary tones sure to fit any project or preference. Follow our style suggestions for an easy and effortless seasonal refresh.

Botanical Noir

The first of the Crown Paint seasonal trends draws inspiration from the great outdoors. It brings together nature and architecture to create a modern botanical palette. In which the rich green hero shades are perfectly balanced by the warm gold finishes. The use of strong geometric lines and foliage prints, fully lend themselves to opulence, creating a homage to the intrinsic links between our internal and external space.

Kathryn Lloyd, Crown Colour Specialist explains: “Geometric structures reflect architectural lines whilst the organic forms of the foliage provide a soft relief. The glimmer of metallic adds a touch of luxury whilst a hint of pink provides the perfect contrast to the dark and shadowy greens.”

Pigment

Crown Paint's second collection puts forth the belief that painting should be fun. ‘Pigment’ encourages creativity and originality. By mimicking a traditional painter’s studio, their selection of shades promotes alternative painting techniques and unique design. With ‘Pigment’ the textures are as important as the colours themselves. From chocolate suedes to moody plums, it embraces layering and liberal painterly application to create richness and depth. When paired with luxury velvet fabrics, and warm reflective metals it fashions a safe and sumptuous space for the cold winter months.

Neville Knott, Crown Colour Consultant, explains: “This colour collection takes its inspiration from the artists pigments where layered paint builds on the palette to create deep textures that conjure up the atmosphere of the old masters.”

Unprocessed

The final collection taps into the Japanese philosophy of ‘Wabi-Sabi’, the acceptance of imperfection, and a rejection the precision of modern life. It revels in the transient, crude nature of the natural world. This celebration of mother nature and all her flaws is represented in the back to basics colour palette. The raw earthy tones of terracotta, dusky pink and clay layer beautifully together as a whole and are complimented by rough and organic materials.

Justyna Korczynska, from the Crown Design Studio, explains: “In the era of diminishing plastic we turn back to basics, rediscovering raw natural materials and the earthy tones they bring with them. Powdered Clay is a hero of this colour palette and unprocessed rough surfaces are appreciated for their natural beauty.”

Each of Crown Paint's design trends are engineered to introduce new colours and styles to their customers. All the palettes aim to encourage painters and consumers to embrace colour and new ways of thinking about interior design. Colour is emotive and colour is personal. Jemma Saunders of Crown Paint concludes that their “trends are inspirational and inclusive and can be used in their entirety or in part, allowing plenty of scope for individuality.”

For a change this season, shop Crown Paint's AW19 colour trends and Crown Paint deals at The Paint Shed today.