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What colour should you be painting your house to ensure you hit the trend in 2022?

Are you planning to decorate your new build home or add colour into a room?  

Pantone the colour experts have launched their colours for Spring/Summer 2022, featuring classic, seasonless hues and playful, inspiring brights. From northern droplet to coral rose, Pantone have expertly chosen on-trend colours to add style and personality into your home. 

Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, Leatrice Eiseman said in a statement “Colours for spring/summer 2022 bring together our competing desires for comforting familiarity and joyful adventure through a range of soothing and timeless colours, along with joyous hues that celebrate playfulness. 

Whether you’ve just moved into your new home or you’re starting your first renovation, refresh your interior design palette and inject your home with subtle, on-trend neutrals or invigorating brights, browse our top picks below. 

*Please note: If you’ve just moved into a new build, ideally you should wait until the drying out process is complete before repainting or wallpapering. Click here to find out more.

Neutrals

Add warmth and comfort with our top picks from the neutrals. 

a grey square

Northern Droplet

A pale grey that instils feelings of tranquillity, a perfect hue for your lounge or bedroom.

a grey square

Perfectly Pale

A subtle sandy beige, perfectly pale speaks to the soothing comfort of a warm, inviting beach.

a beige square

Humus

Tasty Hummus, a pragmatic classic promoting a comforting mood of wellbeing. Why not try this shade in your home office?

Brights

Looking to add vibrance? Your new build property is the perfect blank canvas. 

a blue square

Super Sonic

Decorate your kitchen or dining room with this vibrant, electric blue.

a teal square

Cascade

Connected to cleansing waters, dreamy Cascade cools and refreshes. Ideal for the kitchen or bathroom.

Coral Rose

Vivid and energising, bringing a sense of excitement to your home.

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