There’s something undeniably inviting about a neutral palette. Its classic combination creates an easy and relaxed scheme without compromising on style. It also plays a staring role when it comes to complementing bursts of inspired colour, and boasts a timeless quality that’s beautiful and sophisticated without being overbearing. So this winter we’re exploring the chic shades to prove neutral is never boring when you play with textures.


Perfect a neutral palette by infusing texture and pattern as you would colour into a room. Start with three shades of neutral you’d like to highlight, and mix and match materials in these tones for a consistent and balanced finish. Consider dimension with shag pile rugs, and Moroccan-inspired tile motifs.


Add warmth to a modern look with a neutral rug. The muted, earthy tones found in a soothing neutral palette are versatile and easy to work with when it comes to softening sharp edges and stark spaces. The option is non-intrusive and allows you to seamlessly fuse zones throughout the home. Think the organic shades and shape of hides when creating these cosy layers in a contemporary interior.


This is your opportunity to embrace the natural world. Look to outdoor curiosities and natural materials to add interest to your palette. Think jute rugs, wood furnishings and rattan accessories.

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