Green

Green inspiration

Green is a color that symbolizes nature, regeneration and vitality.

Green is the colour of nature. It's soothing. It brings nature indoors, offering tranquility. It's perfect for refreshing and revitalizing any room in the home. It's ideal in bedrooms, bathrooms and living rooms where serenity is desired.

Soft olive tones can create an understated living room by providing a delicate effect. For a relaxing environment in bathrooms, use calming jades. To create a modern look, choose vibrant limes and combine it with cool neutrals like grey.

Dulux Paint Nigeria - Green Gooseberries
Dulux Paint Nigeria - river in the middle of green rain forrest

Green trends

Calmer and cooler greens reflect concern for family and environment.

Calmer and cooler greens reflect concern for family and environment. Highly popular colours are cool jades and green teas. They have serene and sophisticated qualities. These colours are creative and nurturing for homes. Blue-based greens like Trinidad create a peaceful home atmosphere, enabling you to relax.

Trendy colours are understated greens which create a modern look. Eco-friendly colours like Thyme bring to mind the earth's natural building materials such as clay, timber, stone and thatch.

For a touch of futuristic energy, choose botanical yellow-based greens. To create radiance, go for shades like soft and gentle Shakespeare or bright English Apple.

Using deep greens

For an interesting look, balance the intensity of green with cool grey tones.

For an interesting look, balance the intensity of green with cool grey tones. The combination creates a contrast between nature and technology. Using a paler green like Morning Blend on your walls. Liven it by adding strong zesty greens like Scottish Waltz and yellows Harvest Flame with small accessories like side tables and cushions.

Dulux Paint Nigeria - Grey angle sofa in living room with pale green wall
Dulux Paint Nigeria - Pale Green living room leading to patio

Using soft greens

Muted greens are flexible and subtle.

Muted greens are flexible and subtle. The shades can be combined beautifully. Calm greens like Grey Leaf and Tennessee Haze are great in open plan spaces where the garden enhances these colours. Creating a simple yet modern look is easy. Use a soft olive like Lima Green with classic cream for your skirting and furnishings.

For that extra touch, use textured cushions with a botanical feel.