10 chic ways to bring Living Coral - 2019 colour of the year - into your home

According to Pantone (the authority on colour for the design industry), this beautiful hue reflects an innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits, and there are some simple ways to invite the bright shade and those sunny sentiments into your home.


Woven with 100% cotton on traditional wooden looms in Morocco's Atlas mountains, these lightweight Pom Pom blankets are super soft and a great way to add a layer of warmth on chilly winter evenings.


Don't fancy decorating? Boost your bedroom scheme with the Thea bed upholstered in Coral brushed linen cotton.


Plants are a guaranteed way to invigorate a space and hanging them in a coral pink macrame basket nails two trends at the same time.


Behind the cheery brightness of this colour lies a darker note, as Living Coral is said by Pantone to reference society's devastating effect on the environment, so what better way to introduce this colour than by upcycling furniture, plant pots or anything else in need of a refresh with a coat of paint? This coral shade is created with a mix of Annie Sloan chalkpaints: Emperor's Silk and Tilton (from the Charleston range).


The shortest day has passed and as the evenings begin to get longer, our thoughts naturally turn to spring and the great outdoors. These Week-end chairs by Petite Friture are a cheery choice for the garden, terrace or conservatory dining area. Coming soon in this new shade and they're stackable too.


Whether you're planning an outdoor scheme or enjoying the garden from the comfort of a conservatory, the Week-end coffee tableaccompanies the chairs above and is a suitable spot for drinks, books, magazines, phones and other paraphernalia.


Designed by the Bouroullec's with comfort in mind, the free-form shape of the Ploum sofa makes kicking back easy, while its coral upholstery invites a sunny demeanour.


This Geometric rug would provide an instant hit of warmth and vibrancy with its graphic pattern and sunset hue.


Named after the Paï-Paï fan, which it's inspired by, this seat is packed with high-performance foam for sink-into comfort and style.




Not just for dining, this classic Kastehelmi Sundae bowl would brighten up a bedroom dressing table or bathroom shelf and serve as a place to store costume jewellery, cotton wool and other beauty bits.


Jacky Parker is a London-based freelance journalist and content creator, specialising in interiors, travel and food. From buying guides and real home case studies to shopping and news pages, she produces a wide range of features for national magazines and SEO content for websites

A long-time contributor to Livingetc, as a member of the team, she regularly reports on the latest trends, speaking to experts and discovering the latest tips. Jacky has also written  for other publications such as Homes and Gardens, Ideal Home, Red, Grand Designs, Sunday Times Style and AD, Country Homes and Interiors and ELLE Decoration.