Colour Your World | #12 Pantone Dusk Blue

We’ve looked at various shades of blue since I started this series of Pantone posts. It’s such an amazing colour and there are so many variants. From the greenest, turquoise to the darkest tone of indigo, the colour blue covers an amazing spectrum.

We’ve already looked at Aquamarine; an ethereal powder blue. Not actually what I’d call Aquamarine — and not a million miles away from this shade — but I guess Pantone (the colour gurus) know what they’re talking about!

Next was the turn of Scuba Blue. A yellow based blue; the most perfect turquoise shade, reminiscent of Caribbean waters.

And last we looked at  Pantone’s Classic Blue. A lovely rich navy — the perfect pairing with crisp white — and a great alternative to all of the dark grey that we’ve seen over the last few years. A shade that manages to span the centuries and work in a traditional setting, just as well as a more contemporary interior.

So today is the turn of Pantone Dusk Blue.

The last blue in the Pantone colour palette for Spring and Summer 2015.

This shade is lovely. Smokey and chalky, with just a hint of red.It’s a lovely relaxing shade and reminds me of Cornwall, weirdly enough! Probably because it’s  *almost* the exact shade of the iconic Cornish Ware ceramics.

Here are my favourite home picks in this lovely blue.

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1. Toaster, Pastel Blue — Smeg
2. Shoreditch Pendant Light — Viva Lagoon
3. Set of 4 Blue Coral Napkins — Zara Home
4. Set of 4 Breton Mugs — Next
5. Munchkin Chair in Dew Wool  — Loaf
6. Casserole Dish — Le Creuset
7. Framed Clouds Canvas — Laura Ashley
8. Storage Pot — Cornishware

It’s such a fresh shade. Makes me think of blues skies with billowy clouds, forget-me-nots and bluebells. And looking at this little collection, above, a gorgeous country kitchen with windows over looking the sea.

A girl can dream eh?

I’ve created a little Pinterest board with some more Dusk Blue inspired pins. Pop and have a look if you get a chance.

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Next time we’ll look at:

Treetop

28 thoughts on “Colour Your World | #12 Pantone Dusk Blue”

  1. I love blue, as you’ll see from the blue kitchen I’ve linked up ;) I just love the range of shades you can get in blue, and I find it a very calming colour

    Stevie xx #HomeEtc

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    • Aaah me too!! I absolutely LOVE it! There are SO many shades within the one colour — it’s just such a versatile shade isn’t it? And you’re right — it’s SO calming! x

  2. I love this colour blue. Zach’s bedrrom walls are a similar colour to reflect the colour of the sky and walking in there is just so fresh and bright, it makes it so light and airy. Love those mugs and that chair! #HomeEtc

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