Colour stories: Teal

WATER’S EDGE

A tonal scheme creates a harmonious space. Mixing up textures and shapes builds interest and depth.

A SHORE THING

An oceanic-coloured console makes real impact in a light Scandi space. Complementary accessories tie the look together.

FRESH THINKING

Bright aqua pendant lamps and cool mint accents help perk up a fuss-free home office.

OASIS OF CALM

A sumptuous velvet ottoman worked in jewel-like peacock pops against an all-white backdrop.

RICH PICKINGS

The natural wood in this cabinet makes an elegant foil for the impact of bold blue – the ideal stash for a treasure trove.

FROM THE DEPTHS

An elegant leather table commands centre stage, but offset any fusty formality with fun objets. Your home, your rules…

DIAL D FOR DALI

Sophisticated colours can still have their fun side… and animals are as on-trend as teal.

BREAKING THE WAVES

Drift off in a swathe of luxurious blue fabrics… A sturdy rattan bed will keep you anchored.

Photography / Damian Russell

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