The quest for fun & adventure

The glamour of travel is conjured through designer luggage and free-spirited selfies. While luxury could be anything from a hot Brazilian beach to a stylish Palm Springs spa. As we kick back and prepare to take off, we let our dreams run wild, paradise awaits – both on home shores and beyond.

Colour tip

Take a colour vacation. A playful clash of colours helps to brighten your space and feels as good as a holiday.

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Organic shapes are offset by solid forms in a playful blending of styles. Don’t be afraid to mix up your decades with 70s and 80s references and take a chance on unexpected colour combinations.

Tones of pale mint, teal and blue promise plenty of light-hearted fun. Bursts of mustard yellow cut through the tonal colour effect. Shades of pink range from pale and soft to saturated and bold.

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Creating a 70's inspired geometric feature with one hue in varying shades allows you to add fun bold colours in interesting accessories. Paint your flea market finds to suit your colour scheme and mix them with new accessories.

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Tropical botanicals add a lively touch to bold colour schemes. Get creative with tropical leaves – they last a long time and, using some florist’s tricks (such as oasis), you can create green displays like this hanging chandelier.

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Tropical outlooks require little embellishment. Keep the look fresh with cooler shades of green against the beauty of marble and accent with small amounts of bold blue in accessories.

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Escapade Magazine

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Dulux Authentic Colour®

Don't risk tinting your favourite colours with other paint brands. Only Dulux pigments mixed into Dulux Wash&Wear® and Dulux Weathershield® are designed to create our iconic colours shown here every time.

Palette

The Escapade trend channels a tropical holiday vibe with a heady combination of saturated colours, thrown into relief by cool mints, deep teals and powdery pinks.

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Most Loved Whites + Escapade

Dulux has been crafting some of Australia’s most iconic paint colours for nearly a century. Here’s how our Most Loved Whites and Neutrals can work in harmony with the Escapade palette.

Dulux Snowy Mountains Half

Warm white with a subtle greyish hint, Snowy Mountains Half marries well with rich, warm colours. Create visual highlights and focal points in your home by combining it with Dulux Friends and Carmen from the Escapade Palette.

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Dulux Vivid White™

The clean elegance of Dulux Vivid White™ gives you a great blank canvas for building your dream colour scheme. To refresh and revitalise your spaces, team Dulux Vivid White™ with the deep ocean blue of Dulux Sir Edmund, or Dulux Soft Fresco.

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Suppliers

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1. Ari Daybed, Something Beginning With 2. Beni M’rirt 2 Rug, Halcyon Lake 3. Torei low table by Luca Nichetto for Cassina, Space Furniture 4. Shogun Table Lamp by Mario Botta, Artemide

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1. Big FL/Y Pendant light by Ferruccio Laviani for Kartell, Space Furniture 2. Eldon Mist Quilt cover set & matching Euro pillowcases with Eldon Indigo flat sheet, Linen House 3. Lattice Biscuit Fall fitted sheet & Velvet Pea Cushion, Kip & Co 4. HK Living Brass Palm Lamp, House of Orange 5. ‘SE15’ Artwork, Ben Craven 6. AYTM Gutta Mini Rose Mirror & Iron Jewellery Box & Kristina Dam Brass Mirror Sculpture, Designstuff 7. Tio Side Table in Pastel Turquoise by Massproduction, District

View the Dulux Colour Trends 2018 digital magazine for full supplier and colour details.

 

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