Wall Painting Ideas

Worried that your favourite shade might just make the wrong statement on your walls? We can help you decode the world of colour - right from the basics to the latest trends.

5 ways you can use colour to influence the mood of a room

Colours are closely linked with moods, and the right colour in your home or office space can impact how you feel and perform

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A colour on your wavelength

Did you know that colours could whisper or shout? It all depends on their frequency.

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The science of colour

Our colour expert discusses the art of colour aesthetics and its  strong foundation in science.

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The tales behind colour traditions

Why are some colours  royal, but   others used to paint barns? Get an insight into the history of colour from our  expert.

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Choosing the right shade for your walls can get tricky. It's important to understand how colours interact with each other, to avoid them clashing with each other. Let's take a look at the different ways colours relate to each other using the colour wheel.

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Why we love some colours

Watch how memory and culture influence our colour choices - and also, did you know what the most popular colour is?

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The things colours say

Our colour expert weighs in on the meaning and associations of different colours.

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How life colours our preferences

Our colour expert looks at how we form lasting attachments to colours.

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Matching colours to their uses

A few pointers on how to pick colours for different areas, based on the activity in that space.

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The Year Ahead in Colour

From deep Marsala to a bright orange, here are the hottest (and coolest) colours that can transform your home in 2015. Desert inspired décor celebrates the force of nature that has shaped our landscape and our lifestyle. Desert colours, textures and patterns are distinctive – they are untamed and m…

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When light plays with colours

Our colour expert explains how the angle of light can affect the way the colour looks.

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The geometry of sheen

Here's how sheens, pearls and metallics work, and how they add beauty to colours - our colour expert explains. 

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Expand your colour vocabulary

You've heard the terms tint, tone and shade - but do you know what they actually mean?

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Comforting or calming - warm or cool?

Our colour expert explains the difference between warm and cool shades, and what they represent.

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Matchmaking with Colour

Want the perfect shade to match your favourite accent wall? Here are some tips to help you out.

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