By the 1950s, people were eager for something new. Something bold, something bright, and something heavily inspired by the natural world. Legendary designer Yves Klein famously seized upon blue as his colour of choice. And Britain went marine crazy.
Cobalt blue and beautiful turquoise blue were reminiscent of the sea and sky, and could be found in homes everywhere. As for the hugely popular duck egg blue, the clue’s in the name...
Today, we recommend modern colours such as Sapphire Salute, Denim Drift and Nordic Sky - giving a fresh twist on those undeniably mid-century blues.
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