With the weather getting colder, we find ourselves drawn to cozy and comforting dark colours. Although deep shades may seem daunting, they are actually easy to incorporate into almost any interior. Deep colours are full of character and evoke a sense of drama and intrigue. Dark green walls have been found in houses for centuries and were popular during both Georgian and Victorian eras. We take a look at how this beautiful and versatile colour can be brought into the 21st Century.
The bigger the room, the darker you can go!
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Fleetwood sofa in Prussian Blue | Sofa.com
Poppy Field Rug | French Connection
Orb Pendant | Cto Lighting
Jaisalmer bone inlay side table | Swoon Editions
Studio Green | Farrow & Ball
Play with different shades of Green.
Louis De Poortere Fading World Rugs 8271 Perrier Green | The Rug Seller
Masters chair | Amara
Tom Dixon Wingback chair | Heals
Free-Range Side Table in Marble | Heals
Olive colour | Little Greene
Emerald paint | Designers Guild
Be daring and paint the ceiling the same colour as the walls!
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Mogens Hansen MH2228 3 Seater Sofa in Brown Leather | Layer Home
Mid Century Drinks Trolly | Layer Home
Strange Fruit | Astella Hrela
Vases | Habitat
Sheepskin rug | Cowboy Kate
Obsidian Green paint | Little Greene
Use with rich colours and textures such as velvet.
photo credit: Hotel Providence
Margot Accent Chair | Made.com
Borough Market | Mylands
Rug | IKEA
If going too dark isn't your style try using a Green a few shades lighter.
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Marcel Breuer Wicker Back Chrome "Cesca" Chairs | 1stdibbs
Cowhide | Amara
Make your units pop with a bright glossy green.
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Leather Pouch chair | French Connection
Grand Paris Pendant Light | Garden Trading
Parquetry wood flooring | Fired Earth
Mad King George paint | Fired Earth