Articles-Am I blue?
The richness of purple and lilac-y blues that we will see this fall will be offset by bright, exciting undertones.Fall by nature is a season of change. Conventional tones such as warm autumn hues, chocolate browns and steel grays are also among the fall color choices. Blue and purple tones have become staples.
Am I blue? You might well want to be! The blue hues are hot.
Blue Iris - Is a rich beautiful blue with purple undertones which has been a firm favorite amongst such designers as Leger, Costello Tagliapetra, Diana Von Furstenberg and Oscar De La Renta. This will trickle into your interior motifs! Combining the regal richness of purple with cool and calming aspects of blue will accent your rooms this season. Royal Lilac- Will make its appearance. It's a dramatic royal lilac which is a combination of bluish purples and cheerful red undertones. Shady Glade is a personal favourite, offering a mossy green base color which is a departure from the more traditional greens of the past. Caribbean Blue will please your palette evoking memories of tropical vacations which adds intensity to its color companions. Twilight Blue is a twist on a classic navy, a strong, powerful steady color.
When it is hot hot hot, don't forget to be passionate about your red hues.
Aurora Red -blends of Reds and purples are a keynote combination for Fall 2011. Given its dash of energy and vitality to the palette Aurora red is not exception.Withered Rose - Moving on to dusky brownish pinks, this withered rose blends with almost any shade.
Burnt Orange -Wonderfully powerful and robust,burnt orange is subtle enough to be worn by most skin tones,welcomed in gathering, and eating rooms, steady enough to be a backdrop and strong enough to be at the fore front of any interior or fashion statement. Ochre - adds a touch of lightness to traditional autumnal color with a hint of mustard against mellow yellow.Understated Shitake, the colour of a Japanese mushroom,is complex yet modest. This shade is intriguingly understated especially when teamed with the other robust choice colours of Fall'11.
The Colour Purple - is Prominent in Fall Designer Collections. Inky Blues, Greens and purples will show versatility and veracity this Season. Commonly mixed with red and found in rich velvets, silks and satins, rooms will be finding themselves in a purple haze this season.