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Innovative Paint Trends: Exploring Metallics, Ombre, and Beyond

In the ever-evolving landscape of interior design, paint trends continually push the boundaries of creativity and expression. Beyond traditional solid colors, a new wave of innovative paint techniques has emerged, offering homeowners and designers an array of options to transform spaces.

In the following blog post, we’ll explore the world of metallics, ombre, and other interesting paint trends that have helped to redefine the way we use paint today.

Pictured is the shade Millionaire from our CRAFTED™ by Crown Lustrous Metallic Emulsion

The rise of metallics: Metallic paints bring a touch of opulence and sophistication to a space, elevating walls, ceilings, and accents to luxurious heights. Gold, silver, copper, and bronze hues in metallic finishes add shimmering elegance to any space. Whether used as an accent wall, in intricate patterns, or on furniture, metallic paints infuse a sense of glamour and intrigue, creating captivating focal points that reflect light and amplify visual interest.

One of Crown’s most striking interior wall and wood paints, CRAFTED™ by Crown Lustrous Metallic Emulsion provides a stunning shimmering metallic finish to your walls and wood.

Ombre magic: The ombre effect, transitioning from one colour to another seamlessly, has transcended the realm of fashion to become a sought-after paint trend. From soft gradients in serene pastels to bold transitions in vibrant hues, ombre walls introduce depth and artistry. This technique lends itself to various interpretations, allowing for personalized expressions that range from subtle and soothing to daring and dynamic, transforming walls into captivating works of art.

Pictured is the shade Fawn from our CRAFTED™ by Crown Luxurious Suede Textured Matt Emulsion

Textured delights: Textured paints help turn walls into tactile canvases that evoke depth and character. From textured finishes that simulate stone, concrete, plaster, or suede to intricate patterns created using specialised tools or techniques, textured paints add visual intrigue. They are an excellent way to introduce warmth, depth, and a sense of craftsmanship to a space.

One of Crown’s most sumptuous interior wall paints, CRAFTED™ by Crown Luxurious Suede Textured Matt Emulsion provides an enriching, suede textured finish that creates a soft, natural brushed effect on your walls.

Futuristic finishes: Innovative paint formulations and finishes have opened doors to futuristic aesthetics. Reflective paints, glow-in-the-dark finishes, and even chalkboard or whiteboard paints add an element of surprise and functionality to spaces. These imaginative options enable creativity to flourish, encouraging interactive environments and personalised expression.

Pictured here is the shade Powdered Clay from our Walls & Ceilings range

Mural masterpieces: Painted murals have undergone a renaissance, offering an immersive and personalised touch to interiors. From hand-painted landscapes to abstract compositions and geometric designs, murals transcend the limitations of conventional wall coverings, transforming walls into bespoke art installations that reflect individual tastes and aspirations.

The evolution of paint trends goes beyond mere colour choices, inviting experimentation and artistic exploration. These innovative techniques offer endless possibilities to transform wall into captivating focal points that reflect individuality, imagination, and the ever-evolving landscape of design. The recommendations above will help you redefine your space and make it uniquely yours.

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