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FeatureColour

How the creative use of light and colour can truly enhance living and working environments.

December 2017

Creating Colour Contrasts with Brass

There is a strong trend towards bolder use of colour in interiors, especially indigo blues and emerald greens which makes the contrasting colour of brass fittings a perfect fit.

Combine Dark Cladding with Palliside for an On Trend, Low Maintenance Exterior

Combine Dark Cladding with Palliside for an On Trend, Low Maintenance Exterior

Palliside is UV resistant and never needs painting, offering an ideal complement to darker cladding materials that may require higher levels of maintenance.

New Resene Colour Matches for PDL by Schneider

New Resene Colour Matches for PDL by Schneider

Designers can now match PDL by Schneider electronic accessories with complementary Resene paints, with a range of suggested colour matches from a Resene Colour Consultant. 

An Attractive Alternative to Chrome Bathroomware

An Attractive Alternative to Chrome Bathroomware

Methven's matte black tapware options are ideal for adding accents of black, creating strong black features or bringing eye-catching contrasts into bathroom designs.

KerMac Provides Colourful Partitions for School Bathroom Renovation

KerMac Provides Colourful Partitions for School Bathroom Renovation

KerMac Industries has recently installed a colourful addition to a bathroom renovation completed at Auckland Grammar School in Newmarket. 

Three New Looks Released for Corian Solid Surface

Three New Looks Released for Corian Solid Surface

Evolution of Surfaces has just launched three new on-trend colours: White Onyx, Ash Concrete and Neutral Concrete.

A Black Plywood Kitchen Reveals its Grain

A Black Plywood Kitchen Reveals its Grain

With champagne tastes but only a $10k budget, this couple selected a luscious black plywood for their new kitchen; pre-finished in a satin UV-cured poly, PlyPlay creates a robust and beautiful surface.

The Latest Trends in Decking Colours

The Latest Trends in Decking Colours

With a vast array of decking available, from hardwoods to composite decking, colour selection is often determined by factors such as the architectural style and the environment.

Colour Trends in Commercial Flooring

Colour Trends in Commercial Flooring

The new Tecsom carpet tiles from Advance Flooring offer a wide colour palette — from the brightest reds to the deepest blues — for innovation in commercial interiors.

New Colour Options for Membrane Roofing

New Colour Options for Membrane Roofing

Viking's BRANZ appraised Enviroclad system is now available in four new colours — giving designers and building owners the opportunity to make a visual statement.

New Brushed Brass Colour for Sylvan Handles and Knobs

New Brushed Brass Colour for Sylvan Handles and Knobs

From early 2018 Sylvan will be introducing four of its most popular handle and knob shapes in brushed brass — providing a sophisticated and luxurious finish for kitchens and furniture.

The StoColor System is Now Available Online

The StoColor System is Now Available Online

The StoColor System comprises of 800 colours for use in architecture — or can be matched to any colour using the Sto Spectrometer to meet any colour design preference.

Vynco Fusion Switchgear Keeps Up to Date with Trends

Vynco Fusion Switchgear Keeps Up to Date with Trends

Coordinate Fusion Black Metal with on-trend black tapware and light fittings, or carry a favourite trend over to switchgear with the custom painting option offered by Vynco Fusion.

New Colours for Polyflor's Popular Forest FX Collection

New Colours for Polyflor's Popular Forest FX Collection

Polyflor has added new wood effect designs to the relaunched Forest fx PUR flooring collection.

White on White: The Quintessential Bathroom Edit

White on White: The Quintessential Bathroom Edit

White on white, softened by raw timber flooring and accessories is set to take over in 2018.

2018 Colour Trends in Tiles

2018 Colour Trends in Tiles

2018 will see a broad range of colour trends for tiles; think peachy pink, earthy mustards and turmeric tones to peacock green, deep navy and rich crimsons.

Paint Colour Trends in 2018, with Resene

Paint Colour Trends in 2018, with Resene

2018 ushers in bold, more intense colours, gold and cocooning hues for creating intimate, cave-like environments.

Balance: 2018 Dulux Colour Forecast

Balance: 2018 Dulux Colour Forecast

Dulux reveals its predictions for interior colours in 2018.

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