Wall paint colours
Acid Stain finish by Ideal Work Acid Stain is a variegated concrete flooring finish that has been enhanced through a chemical reaction in which an acidic solution of metallic salts reacts with free lime. The finish, which can also be used on stairs, walls or vertical surfaces, is available in seven standard colours including fern green, amber, terracotta, brown, turquoise, ebony and jade.
Patinated copper lozenges and grey plaster cover the rear The house had an original ornate facade at the front of the former home, while the rear is a newer addition but was added prior to the restoration. The studio revamped the rear extension by cladding it in a custom green pre-patinated copper, which was paired with grey render on the ground levels.
Silestone in Camden The beauty of concrete is that it comes in different tones, textures and colours so you can create a look that’s all your own. “The modern industrial look provides plenty of options to mix colours, textures and tones, and to use materials in different and exciting ways,” says Jamal G, principal at Frenchitecture Architecture & Design. Each of the five finishes in the Silestone Loft range captures the essence of an iconic urban neighbourhood around the globe, from the light, delicate greys of London’s Camden to the rich, weathered tones of New York’s Seaport, giving you ultimate design flexibility in your own abode. And they can be used in endless applications, including kitchen and bathroom benchtops, walls, floors and cabinetry so that you can create visual continuity throughout your home. They’re good for the environment too, made with recycled glass and minerals, 98-per-cent water and using 100 per-cent renewable energy.
Blended comes in the five colours of grey, natural, white, beige and dark (from top to bottom) The tiles are available in three different formats – either as a 60 by 60-centimetre square, a 30 by 60 centimetre rectangle and one that is twice as large at 60 by 120 centimetres. The colours range from cooler tones of white, light and dark grey, to warmer hues like beige and an orangey neutral shade called Natural.
Weave in texture Again - this is grey and white with a touch of green. I would prefer a soft pink to the yellow. Uniform finishes can have the effect of flattening a room, especially when the palette has little variation. But an almost one-colour scheme can be beautiful and look extremely elegant, as seen in this design by Decoroom. The trick is to bring the chosen colour in across a variety of textures. Here, there’s the bedspread, fabric wall covering, headboard, curtains, ottoman, blanket and carpet, all blending in with the overall paint colour, but highlighted by their varied finishes.