COLOUR OF THE YEAR . . . MARSALA

Celebrate the 2015 Pantone Colour of the Year with us as we show you simple ways to share the Marsala love each season. 

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SUMMER 
Adding a hint of burnt orange and lilac to your Marsala scheme can create a more summery palette. Try a statement piece of art with flecks of Marsala tones and gold foil [1]. A feature wall in a brighter shade can emphasise a bold look [2]. Or take your love of Marsala to the beach with a gorgeous Missoni beach towel [3].

AUTUMN
Create a nostalgic touch to your interior with delicate chinoiserie patterns paired beautifully with rustic oak. Your choice of flooring treatment will influence the overall feel of your home. For understated luxe go for a classic parquet flooring with contrasting inset stone [4]. For a bolder, more contemporary look try a large patterned rug in soft ivory and deep Marsala [5].

WINTER
Stay cozy with soft upholstery this Winter. Have an old armchair that needs updating? Inject some colour and texture and have it re-upholstered with this suede-like velvet [6]. For a plush bedhead solution, have a custom bedhead made with luxurious button detailing. If it is a small accent you're after, add oversized cushions to your living room in a buttery soft leather [7].

SPRING
Brighten up your Marsala palette with touches of salmon pink tones. Sangria' from Porters paints [8] is the perfect solution if you can’t commit to dark and moody Marsala walls. Keep your palette neutral with splashes of exciting prints. Try an oversized floral wallpaper for something more feminine, or frame your favourite fabric to create a one of a kind artwork [9].

Image 1 via Michelle Armas / Image 2 via Porters Paints / Image 3 via Amara / Image 4 via Berti / Image 5 via Designer Rugs / Image 6 via South Pacific Fabrics / Image 7 via South Pacific Fabrics / Image 8 via Porters Paints / Image 9 via Signature Prints