How To Style: Dulux's Colour of the Year 2019, Spiced Honey

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Paint pioneer Dulux has named ‘Spiced Honey’ its Colour of the Year for 2019. The brand’s creative team describes the colour as ‘perfect for creating a relaxed, cosy atmosphere in places where we like to think, dream, love and act.’

The colour is an autumnal evolution of the ‘sandy neutrals’ trend that popularised the summer months and is suggested to create a feeling of optimistic calm. The warm caramel tones of Spiced Honey “enable transformation inspiring a positive, emotional change.”

According to experts, 2019 is set to be a year of rejuvenation and awakening, and Dulux’s colour of the year is reflective of that mood. “It can be both calming and nourishing or stimulating and energising, depending on the palettes and light surrounding it,” says Heleen van Gent, Head of the Global Aesthetic Centre for AkzoNobel.

Dulux has suggested four colour palettes for the home: Think, Dream, Love and Act. These trends embody the spirit of optimistic resilience that is predicted to characterise 2019. ‘Think’ is focused on a palette of warm neutrals, ‘Dream’ is a mix of soft pastels and various fabrics,  ‘Love’ is your chance to combine the Spiced Honey with bold pigments and ‘Act’ is all about pairing the amber hue with playful, bright colours to create a bold interior.

In celebration of this shade we have put together a collection of Spiced Honey style picks to give you some inspiration for how to use this shade in your home.

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