Purple is a powerful colour that can be used to counterbalance another strong colour such as brown, or highlight a plain canvas such as beige or white. Interior designer Amanda Nisbet uses purple to great effect, even a purple ceiling can create an attractive balance to a room.
The modern design with a little bit of retro flair captures an era with bold colours.
Pantone named Honeysuckle (PANTONE 18-2120) colour of the year for 2011. This reddish pink colour is an uplifting dynamic colour that gives any room a burst of energy. You can use Honeysuckle to add intense elegance to a living room, or make a statement with it in the kitchen. This powerful and upbeat colour provides interior spaces with a lively flair.
Danish designer Soren Rose creates contemporary interiors with a tongue-in-cheek approach. The designer uses colours with economy in these contemporary settings, bringing the rooms to life without overwhelming them. Splashes of colour highlight the plain or white backdrop and instantly add personalities to the interiors.