Whether you’re going for sultry pinks or cool blues, bold colour blocking is a sure-fire way to keep your scheme looking contemporary and fresh, thus avoiding falling into man-cave or girly boudoir cliches. Phew.
Get the look
Give your space a subtle injection of colour with wide, horizontal bands of coordinating shades – try contrasting neutrals such as Beauty Cream with a slick of pale pink or blue (such as Jewelled Creek 4, pictured) for an easy colour trade-off.
Alternatively, if you’re going for drama, block two hot shades together – such as Soft Cinnabar 1 and Nomadic Glow 1 – for maximum impact. The bolder the better; that way you’ll sidestep any unwanted frilliness.
Now that’s sorted, you can get back to arguing about the little things, like whose turn it is to put the bin out…
Get your perfect match of colours mixed up at your nearest Mixlab stockist.