Interior colours for your home this winter

Article by Olympic Paints

Every South African will tell you about our fantastic weather in summer. Warm sunny days, thunderstorms in the afternoons and clear starry skies at night. What they forget to mention is our bitterly cold winters with snow in some parts, icy cold winds that cut through everything and even miserable rain in the Western Provinces.

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The return of the masculine colour palette

As official paint partner to Decorex SA and a South African paint authority since 1981, Olympic paints share a trend that is taking the design world by storm. Recent years have seen a dramatic shift in interior trends with a move towards simplicity where the term that was coined by German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe “less is more” is more applicable than ever. The success of more minimalist structures and interiors relies heavily on the colour palettes, which can either make the space a visual masterpiece or an area devoid of any personality.

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50 Shades of Coral

Say so long to millennial pink. Another pink-tinted hue is set to take over in 2019—according to Pantone, at least.

Although it may seem more pink in nature, Pantone describes Living Coral as an animated, life-affirming shade of orange, with golden undertones. Living Coral is a hue that can add vibrant impact to any home.

Here are some of our exhibitors who have embraced this year’s Coral trend…

Danela Conti

Danela Conti

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Bold new partnership with Olympic Paints®

Adding another layer to this year’s ‘Designing for Africa – feels like home’ theme, Decorex SA will be partnering with proudly South African paint manufacturer, Olympic Paints®, for all three of its 2019 exhibitions – Decorex Durban, Decorex Cape Town and Decorex Joburg.

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Vibrant colours and graphics for Mauritius hotel

Sea blues, sunny yellows and bold monochromatic stripes appear throughout this boutique hotel, designed by artist Camille Walala to complement the landscape of Mauritius.

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