Evolved from 2018’s more sky blues and purples. The Inky Blue is moodier, darker and richer. In this world of confusion and uncertainty, it will bring a sense of calm and tranquillity and pull us back to nature. It is representative of a very dark sky, or the depths of the ocean and will be used to create contrasts and balance in our interiors.
All Things Japanese
As the world’s eyes are turned to Tokyo for the Olympics, The Japanese way of living will be at the forefront of a global emerging trend towards mindfulness and seeking out what is real. The Japanese call it ‘’The art of living’’ a considered awareness and respect towards our planet.
Traditional Japanese arts and crafts will start to influence our textiles and prints. We will see old techniques such as Shibori and Shashiko being featured and naturally showcasing that rich dark navy. Famous prints such as the ‘The great wave of Kanagawa’ will serve as a reminder of just how fragile our planet is and yet again showcase that inky blue. Our interiors will become more serene, un- complicated and beautiful.
The inky blue will be the statement, but without any noise. It will seamlessly blend in with the rest of the colour pallet and create harmony and stillness.