Traditionally seen in bedrooms and bathrooms, Ink Blue is breaking the mould and appearing all over the home in various manners and styles. With its dark, authoritative and rich celestial hues, when used correctly it will give your living space an exotic and regal feel.
The original blue pigment was developed from the mining of the semi-precious stone, Lapis, which is the same stone Buddhists believe brings inner peace. It was also highly prized among the Egyptians, who ensured its expensively royal status was preserved as it spread across the globe and into our homes.
Interestingly, due to its rareness in the natural world, blue was one of the last recognised colours in the English language.
Ink Blue conveys a sense of trust, dignity and intelligence, while many psychological studies have discovered blue has calming effects and boosts our ability to think creatively. It’s for these reasons painting your study Ink Blue could be just the thing to help increase your productivity, or alternatively, use it for your living room to make a cosy, social space.
For a softer look, Ink Blue can be used in furniture and accents, with a light colour palette of white walls and beige soft furnishings to create a calm and light environment. However, if a dramatic effect is what you are looking for, an Ink Blue feature wall and furniture will produce a daring statement that can be accented with bright gold for a chic, edgy feel.