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How To Add The Colour Green Into Your Home

According to a recent article by Apartment Therapy*, nearly every paint brand named a shade of sage green as their colour of choice for 2022. Green is an extremely versatile colour that withholds many connotations, from nature and sustainability to luck and safety. With that said, it’s no surprise people are gravitating towards this colour, especially when it comes to interior design.

Why Is Green Colour Of The Year?

Biophilic design

As a colour commonly associated with nature and all-things outdoors, homeowners have started to introduce more shades of green into their homes in recent years. Having spent so much time within our homes throughout the course of the pandemic, neutral colour schemes that help to create a bright and open space have become increasingly popular. As an earthy colour, green takes a huge role in adding to this natural feel.

Biophilic design is a design trend that echoes our desire to introduce more space, nature and elements of the environment into our homes. Described as an extremely calming colour, green can also help us to feel safe and relieved from stress or any personal anxieties.

A ‘greener’ future

Our desire to be surrounded by nature goes hand-in-hand with our increasing awareness of making greener choices. Sustainability factors are of the upmost concern when it comes to interior design in 2022. As a result, more greenery and natural materials are being added into homes, with both helping to improve air quality and respiratory health.

We're calling this particular design concept, ‘Zen Living’. A trend that encourages homeowners to introduce more sustainable products into their home. By investing in quality materials with a long lifespan, such as our quality stairparts and mouldings, homeowners can incorporate design features that are both timeless and self-sustaining.

Where to start?

Initially, green may feel like a bold colour to incorporate into your home and therefore, it’s best to start small. By adding a simple green feature wall or subtle soft furnishings, the colour can totally transform a room. Richard Burbidge’s collection of decorative mouldings can be used to install timber panelling to create a feature wall. Painted in a deep sage green, this could add instant character to your living space and give it the perfect ‘new year’ revival.

Hues of green paired with tranquil décor and natural timber can also be achieved by using our Trademark stairparts range. A choice of oak, hemlock, pine, or white finishes will add a simple yet beautiful design to your stairway, alongside a green painted wall or added greenery such as Monstera plants. 

You can find a world of inspiration in our 2022 Interior Design Trends Guide. Download here

*https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/sage-green-color-of-the-year-trend-2022-37011516

*https://www.countryliving.com/uk/homes-interiors/interiors/a732/how-colour-affects-mood/

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