You’d never guess: Magnolia paint is back, bringing with it the nasty habit of sucking up every note around it as a result of the stunning blues.
However, this deceptive ’90s hue is being referred to by some well-known paint brands as the warm neutral of 2023.
“Homes are incredibly important since Covid,” she says. “Home now reflects who we are.”
And for those of us who can’t quite embrace color, she has some sweet tips.
Aoife Hayes, interior architect and owner of destination design boutique Objekt in Newcastle West, Co Limerick, sees the importance of staying true to yourself.
Not surprisingly, post-Covid blues, Aoife is seeing bright developments in lighting with what it describes as oversized spotlights that strip color from light and focus attention on creative shapes, futuristic designs and curves.
“Rich reds, burgundy, and navy blues are becoming more popular with stone-like tones that read more earthy. Warmer, strong creams are moving away from yellows and yellows, and toward neutrals that are more gray. These gray-beige tones pair best with deeper colors.”