There is a whole host of reasons you could argue as to why we have ditched minimalism for maximalism. A global pandemic? Forced to spend a lot of time in homes, the sense of escapism? Or, that we are all taking life a little less seriously and our optimism and a new sense of freedom are coming through our creative outlets?
It is all up for debate however, the positive connection between bold colour palettes and our well-being is widely being spoken about. Bright colours are being used to create positive and uplighting environments, tapping into the current euphoric trend. Here’s how to add colour to your home and some of the benefits…
How to add colour to your home?
Embracing personal expression is the key to adding colour to your home and, it goes hand in hand with positive emotion. When shopping for accessories, picking colour schemes and finding statement furniture, one thing people say is ‘pick the things you are drawn to’. If you buy something as a quick fix or ‘to do’, you know you’ll inevitably go off it.
Start by picking a dominant colour and then pick accent colours that you can add with accessories, soft furnishings and wall art around the room. Access your lighting and how much natural light your room gets, large rooms with big windows can carry extreme palettes such as dark blues and emerald greens.