Trends / 12 Feb 2020 / by Abigail Rawling
Introduce Classic Blue into your little ones room this year!
It’s that time of year again…that’s right, Pantone has announced 2020’s colour of the year! Introducing ’19-4052 Classic Blue’ selected for being a 'timeless and enduring hue, elegant in its simplicity'.
Every year Pantone’s colour experts look far and wide across the globe for inspiration. This year's colour has been selected for it’s confident and dependable qualities in a fast-paced contemporary world where styles and attitudes are constantly changing. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, Classic Blue is seen as a genderless colour in its outlook and is said to fit with modern trends in society.
How to style Classic Blue in your kid's bedroom:
A colour has the power to soothe, inspire or even agitate people and this is especially true for children! Children can be extra sensitive to the impact of colour, so the importance of selecting the right one for your little one's bedroom should not be underestimated! As with anything, the Classic Blue will not appeal to everyone however, here are a few tips on how you could adopt this stylish hue in your child's space.
The popularity of blue through the years has shown its versatility and it’s simplicity when pairing with other colours. Our Prussian Blue Charterhouse Furniture is timeless in colour and design, easy to match with existing room palettes. This means as styles change you don’t have to purchase new furniture items, maybe a new lamp instead?
Pictured, Charterhouse Daybed in Prussian Blue.
For a versitile bedroom scheme, choose an underlying colour that has staying power. White-washed walls paired with blue furniture can achieve a calm look and feel to a room. Inject personality by introducing bright colours and pattern through accessories.
Have fun with pattern through wallpaper design and create a classic finish that your child will love today and in years to come. Suzy Webster from SW Design Group, created an enduring bedroom scheme for twin boys using blue stripe wallpaper from Clarke & Clarke matching with our Prussian Blue Charterhouse furniture collection.
From duvets to cushions, to rugs and toy boxes there are countless ways that you can introduce blue into your home. Inspired by the night's sky, we have the ideal gingham cotton duvet set that would be perfect for introducing Pantone's colour of the year into your child’s bedroom.
Its simple grace shows how it is a timeless colour for your child to grow with, and it’s not just for the boys! Classic Blue can be paired with a multitude of colours as trends and styles change, perfect to mix and match through the years! A colour that promotes calmness, confidence and elegance… can you think of a better message for our little ones?
So, will you be taking into consideration a Classic Blue look for your kid's bedroom in 2020? Let us know by using the hashtag #aspacekids on Instagram!