Traditional interior schemes are decadent and timeless. To create your traditional ambiance, select your favourite antiques, classic artwork and use sophisticated, deeper colours as the perfect backdrop. Colours featured: Te Pūpūha Point.
Franz Josef is an elegant mid-grey with subtle green undertones, it’s lovely as a main wall colour in a traditional setting as it is so versatile and timeless. Cardrona, a soft and natural white, pairs perfectly with Franz Josef and beautifully highlights the windows and trims.
For a classic traditional style, try a monochromatic scheme with different shades of the same colour. Black and white is a classic monochrome design to bring a relaxing and elegant effect to your space.
Rāwene is a popular dark charcoal with a subtle bluish undertone. Its versatility lends to use to outside projects and interiors such as formal rooms, theatre rooms and studios. It pairs perfectly with whites such as Mt Aspiring as well as soft browns and grieges such as Ōpononi.
Rāwene is a popular dark charcoal with a subtle bluish undertone. It works well as a contemporary feature colour on exteriors such as a front door. It can also be used as a dramatic interior colour such as in a bedroom, theatre room or studio space. It pairs perfectly with whites such as Mt Aspiring and Ōkārito as well as soft browns and grieges such as Ōpononi.
Create drama with Port Jackson, a deep and moody petrol blue. Deep tones can highlight detailed features in a traditional setting. Ti Point, a soft neutral with a hint of grey-beige frames Port Jackson beautifully.
Pōhutu Geyser, an earthy brownish-red, can make a great addition to a traditional or heritage colour scheme. Pair Pōhutu Geyser with a soft putty coloured neutral like Whāngārā and a creamy white such as Sandfly Point Half.
St Clair Half, a timeless crisp white with a slight blue undertone, is the perfect cooler white to use for main walls, trims and architraves. St Clair Half works beautifully with Benhar, a soft terracotta that radiates warmth, used here to highlight the detailed door.
St Clair Half
St Clair Half is a modern and cool crisp white with a slight blue undertone. It is great for light reflectance and the perfect cooler white to use for a bright well-lit interior for all main walls or trims and architraves. It is also perfect for exterior walls and features such as windows and trims. Pair it with cool greys, blues and whites such as Manorburn, Grey Lynn, Mt Hikurangi and St Clair.