Wall painted in Resene SpaceCote Flat in Resene Awaken & floor finished in Resene Colorwood Bask | Styling credits below*

Cultivate a warm, inviting interior in your home by building on this surprising colour palette

art direction — Amber Armitage/ Marigold
Photography — Wendy Fenwick/ Flash Studios

Meet the bold new interior trend that has us harbouring a rose-tinted outlook on the season ahead.

In an audacious move, it seems that the tonal trends have shifted from the cooler end of the spectrum (where hues of blue and green sit), to the warmer — resulting in a proliferation of a red and pink colour palette in the home. 

Asking why we shouldn’t have a red feature wall in our living room, and encouraging us to create unique, tonal spaces, this trend is certainly not for the faint of heart, which is why we turned to the experts at Resene for guidance on how to execute it properly. 

Wall painted in Resene SpaceCote Flat in Resene Pioneer Red & floor finished in Resene Colorwood Bask | Styling credits below**

Here, the colour professionals suggest using tones like Resene Pioneer Red and Resene Awaken (both pictured in the brand’s SpaceCote Flat paint) to cultivate an inviting, warm and modern ambience. Pair with neutral colours like Resene Athena, and alongside timber floors and furnishings to make the vibrant palette feel more tactile and liveable.

Get The Look

Ploum Sette from Ligne Roset
Venus Head from Smith & Caughey’s
Plissée Floor Lamp from Matisse
Suni Tall Bottle from Smith & Caughey’s
Le Bambole Armchair from Matisse
#31 by Simone Rosenbauer from Sanderson
Wooden Sphere from Smith & Caughey’s
Loewe Candleholder from Faradays
Gaulino Easy Armchair from Matisse
Opal Glass Bowl from Smith & Caughey’s
Strøm Earthenware Bowl from Net-A-Porter
Assouline Marrakech Flair from Net-A-Porter
Shazia rug by Mona Ronteix from Ligne Roset
Luisa Acqua Glassware from Tessuti
Roller Max Sideboard from ECC
Entice by Katherine Throne from Sanderson

Styling Credits

*The living room features the Ploum sette by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec and the Shazia rug by Mona Ronteix from Ligne Roset, #31 artwork by Simone Rosenbauer from Sanderson, the Plissée floor lamp by Sebastian Herkner for ClassiCon from Matisse, the Suni bottle vase from Smith & Caughey’s, Luisa Acqua Glassware from Tessuti and a curved tray painted in Resene Athena, stylists own

**The nook features the Edvin plant stand, Aube console table and Shazia rug from Ligne Roset, Entice by Katherine Throne from Sanderson, Wooden sphere, Opal Glass bowl, Venus Head and Suni bottle from Smith & Caughey’s, Luisa Acqua Glassware, Broste Classic candle and Peggy candlestick from Tessuti


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