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Milano 2018: more colour than ever before!

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elscolab

Last week, I visited Milan Design Week, which I very much look forward to each year. This is where trends are born, shown to the public and embraced. It is wonderful that colour is a fundamental part of interiors, besides design, fabrics and patterns.

Are colour trends a thing of the past?

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elscolab

I am a trendwatcher, and I have a problem. For some years now, very little that's new is being produced. The eclectic style is predominant. We seem to have been designed out. For that reason, in recent times I have increasingly been focusing on colour. Colours are the embodiment of a societal trend.

From abstract white/black to Scandinavian and industrial.

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elscolab

Over the past few years I’ve often asked myself why clients would need me as a “colour” advisor as they frequently opted for black-white interiors. I agree colour advisors are essential in these situations as well as we have to combine the right black and white tones, but I wasn’t “advising” on colours anymore!