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5. Gorgeous indigo The closest rival to grey would be indigo – it is designer-dark, moody and sensual. It makes a small space feel cosy, enveloping you in its warmth. If the blue is too dark for you, bring in some relief by way of lighter furnishings, such as these mustard cushions, that contrast beautifully with the blue wall to create a refined boho effect.
Check out the rivals to grey’s throneThe colour: Indigo blueWhy it’s a contender: It’s cocooningFor a room that welcomes you like a hug, a deep, rich blue is hard to beat. It pulls off dark grey’s trick of making a space feel cosy and it’s a calming colour that invites relaxation. Concerned about the longevity of this trend? Walls in this shade have already proven they’re no fly-by-night fancy, so you won’t have to get the paintbrush out again for a while if you decide to take the plunge.