Summer

As summer approaches, take inspiration from the Cultivate palette — soft, earthy greens and blue-greens with bold accents from the Dulux Colour Forecast 2020. Refresh your home by taking on our design tips as led by Creative Director and Interior Stylist, Bree Leech.

Achieve a fresh, contemporary and welcoming makeover this summer

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Before

Colour is essential for transforming a bland space to something special.

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After

The Cultivate palette invites a natural aesthetic into a home.

Cultivate Palette 

 

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Colours displayed should be used as a guide for your colour selection. To ensure best accuracy, test your colour choice at home by ordering Dulux sample pots and large colour swatches.


Select your palette

The Cultivate palette evokes a sense of calm and connects us to nature. Green creates a soothing and relaxing environment for us to come home to. The great thing about this colour scheme is that it works effortlessly in both traditional and contemporary homes, and pairs perfectly with both warm and cool whites.

Featured artwork: "North Field" by Adam Custins, "Floating Leaves" by Paper Collective and "Yass Blue Grey Bush" by Joanna Cole

 

Nature's Own Palette
Style Tip

Style Tip

Keeping the upper portion of the walls and ceiling white helps to visually increase the ceiling height.


"The first step was finding the right accent colours to work with Dulux Whisper White, as well as connecting all the existing décor between the spaces" Bree Leech, stylist


summer lounge room

Focus on colour and accessories

For this home's living and dining space, we wanted to accentuate the natural light and invite freshness inside without making any drastic changes. An eye catching three-quarter feature wall and the addition of some textural accessories creates an appealing look without costing the earth.

Featured artwork: "North Field" by Adam Custins, "Floating Leaves" by Paper Collective and "Yass Blue Grey Bush" by Joanna Cole

 

 

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Colours displayed should be used as a guide for your colour selection. To ensure best accuracy, test your colour choice at home by ordering Dulux Sample Pots and Large Colour Swatches.


Order Sample Pots and Large Colour Swatches

Selecting the right colour can be difficult, that's why we have made it possible to test colour in your home first.

Style Tip

Style Tip

Inject unexpected colours such as eggplant and curd alongside warm tmbers and terazzo to add personality and fun to the Cultivate palette.

Undercoat: 1 Step Prep

A multipurpose prep coat for your interior and exterior projects

Walls: Wash&Wear Low Sheen

Forms a velvety finish that is hard-wearing and easy to keep clean

Trims: Aquanamel Low Gloss

Designed to closely match your low sheen or matt wall finish


"To give the dining room its own distinct character, whilst maintaining a connection with the colours in the living room, we chose a soft yellow-green shade (Dulux Water Reed) for the window wall and the kitchen bulkhead."

summer dining

Create character and continuity 

Select wall colours within the same palette to both connect and differentiate the rooms in your home. Striking tonal contrasts help to connect the spaces, while leafy plants establish a lush, layered effect. 

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Colours displayed should be used as a guide for your colour selection. To ensure best accuracy, test your colour choice at home by ordering Dulux Sample Pots and Large Colour Swatches.


A seamless transformation

Add contemporary touches
Keep the style simple
Add greenery and potted plants
Mix and match textural materials
Seek out rounded furnishings

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