Indigo the new hue in Living Spaces!!
Indigo is a dark blue that’s vigorous than navy, thanks to the tinge of deep blue and purple added to this rich, dark and a full of life hue. It has a more eclectic appeal as compared to its contemporary navy blue. For centuries, Indigo has arrested human imagination. This versatility of Indigo has made it one of the most popular colors in home décor.
Indigo a rich, luxurious colour, with strings of calmness associated with it, also borrows a sense of royalty and authority from the colour blue. Hence holds significance across the globe for many native and primitive cultures. There’s a sense of deep serenity about it which can keep human minds cool and peaceful. It helps to achieve mindfulness and promotes concentration.
This charming and genuine hue is as popular in interior design as it is in our age old favorite apparel- Our very own pair of Jeans!
The strength of indigo varies strongly, banking on how and where it is put to use –
Its many simple yet fresh variations lend itself to adventurous choices such as paint or wallpaper. As a wall color it can commit to a dark and moody atmosphere.
As an accent color it can be bright and motivating. This aspect makes it rule in coastal interiors!
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It’s a simple yet rich tone that easily combines and matches any style or colour..Mixing it up with bold, bright and wild colours can add in the extra energetic factor to the room. Pairing it up with a comparable shade like Turquoise will enrich the blue shade of the indigo shade and of course can pop that with a contrast red.
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How could I use the rich Indigo for a traditional setting? Indigo with different shades of purple and deep blue along with a dash of mustard yellow can make an impressive conventional combination. The opulence of a few strands of gold could add the oomph factor.
Indigo linen, not only adds an amazing color, but also the richness and texture that you can count on for your interiors. Cushions, throws, bedding, drapes and furnishings make it more dramatic!
Indigo is an awesome accent colour. Though Blue is perceived as a masculine or a so called Boy’s colour, try integrating indigo in kitchens, in cookware, wall plates or smaller spaces. You may add in some orange or tan to soften the look.
With graceful curves and bold, straight lines, Indigo accessories like vases, urns and jars can win displays of uber, chic and classy décor!
Mix it up with big blooms and pure and subtle whites with a little green for that much- required glamour.
An Indigo coloured door or window drop an all-new perspective on white walls. It can lend a specific vibe you’re seeking for your space by using the varied finishes from matte to high gloss.
Indigo can be both soothing and exciting, depending on its emphasis and placement in the given space, and it works for all design styles, ages, and genders. The sheer versatility of this mind-blowing color offers infinite options for your innovative quotient.
If you love and connect to the colour indigo, then you’ll know where you’ll want to use it in your home and where it seems perfect! Nothing gets between me and my Indigo!!
Design Head at Colour Ur Blank Spaces. An architect by profession. Comes with 10-years of experience in designing office spaces at Godrej and Steelcase.