As autumn slowly approaches, glorious rich tones are making their way into the limelight. Brimming with burnt oranges, earthy greens and jewelled golds, these seasonal palettes add an element of drama and natural charm to any space. One of the simpliest and most affordable ways to work them in to your home is on the walls.
Read on for our picks of the hottest paint colours set to be huge this season...
Oranges with a hint of red will add instant glamour to a room. Work it into your living room and offset with interesting textures and pattern. Gunmetal greys and vibrant tangerine tones are the ultimate autumn combination, but you can make the shade work with muted blues, monochrome patterns and understated, neutral accessories, too.
Screaming with vintage style, this seductive, statement shade is elegant and striking, and will add drama to any space. Bedrooms lend themselves well to one statement wall, offset against soft, crisp whites and accents of poppy colours, whilst kitchens get the wow-factor when paired with slate tiles or glossed wooden floorboards.
For a slightly understated take on this season’s colour swatch, the neutral trend is back in a big way this autumn. This season it’s all about off-whites, subtle tans and dusty beige, so give your bedroom or living room a complete overhaul with walls, floors and ceilings kitted out in matching hues. Enduringly chic and effortlessly cool, this shade radiates calmness and serenity, to transform a humble space into a peaceful sanctuary.
It’s easy to work rich, earthy greens and jewelled highlights into your home. Take the plunge and paint wooden wall panels and living rooms in a sea of emerald greens. Grassier tones work well with neutral whites and natural wood, but you can experiment with pops of colour and different styles to make your space modern and intriguing.
Black doesn’t have to be dark and moody, dusky shades give a relaxed feel that can look extravagant and ultra-cosy. Opt for statement walls or panels if the colour scares you a little, or pair with cool contemporary whites, industrial lighting and fresh foliage to keep the space from looking too drab or dark.
A subtle way to orange, terracotta is a hue that stands tall whatever the season. Add earthy tones with greys and lustrous teal, but for a soulful statement, pair with fresh whites and soft textiles.