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Pantone heralds a new Purple reign

The colour gurus at Pantone have revealed that the 2018 Colour of the Year will be the stunning Ultraviolet 18-3838 TCX. Described by Pantone as a "dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future." The enigmatic Ultra Violet is also credited with symbolising the mysteries of the cosmos, opening up boundless possibilities for this beautiful colour. We are to recall that purples have long been symbolic of counterculture,... Read More...

Big florals lead 2018 home décor trends

Houzz editor Mitchell Parker has shared his trend predictions for the year ahead, which range from brightly coloured kitchens and bold floral wallpaper through to concrete furniture. Novelty sinks will be a hot way to make a splash in the year ahead as consumers tire of bland, traditional kitchens and look for something a bit more quirky to impress their friends and stand out from the crowd. To really work this trend Mitchell suggests home owners replace their old stainless steel or white sinks with one made of copper, stone, concr... Read More...

Ambiente 2018 trend forecast

The interior design trends of the future, as curated by bora.herke.palmisano, will be on show in a comprehensive presentation of merchandise at Ambiente from 9 to 13 February. “Fusion, Link and Connection” are the conceptual keywords for the presentation. Annetta Palmisano from bora.herke.palmisano says. “The focus will be on everyday things, handmade items, sustainability and being future-proof.” This will be specifically reflected in four stylistic directions: Modest Regenerations, Colourful Intentions, Technological Emotions ... Read More...

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Cards that make people happy

Artinker offers traditionally crafted greeting cards using top-notch artistic talent combined with indelible Indian ink and a generous dollop of charm and charisma. Artinker is a new initiative for artist, Robert Askew and it aims to deliver high quality greetings cards to the perceptiv... Read More...