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Orange inspiration

Orange is embracing and inviting.

Orange is energetic yet joyful. It's the perfect uplifting and warm tone for a playful palette. With the strength of red and happiness of yellow, orange can be used to create a cozy atmosphere.

For social places like living rooms and kitchens, earthy terracottas are perfect to give a welcoming and warm feeling.

Softer orange shades like apricots and pale peaches offer friendlier and more soothing options.

Dulux Paint Nigeria - Orange chocolate
Dulux Paint Nigeria - burnt red orange cushion

Orange trends

Oranges are more mellow now.

Oranges are more mellow now. The colour palette reflects a renewed interest in craftwork, inspired by beaten and rusted metal colours.

A hot colour is burnt red orange, a softly glowing shade that reflects the magic of molten metal.

Bright corals that bring to mind images of tropical reefs and koi carp add life to neutral palettes. They are ideal feature wall shades.

Using deep oranges

Bring warmth to your room through shades inspired by copper and rusting metals.

Bring warmth to your room through shades inspired by copper and rusting metals. Enliven your space by using Warm Autumn.

Want extra warmth? Continue the same colour onto your skirting. For a clean look, use White on your woodwork.

Adding grey furnishings tone down the stronger orange shade. Strong green cushions or glass vases create extra interest and depth.

Dulux Paint Nigeria - Living room wall in deep orange
Dulux Paint Nigeria - Living room wall painted in soft orange colour

Using soft oranges

Tones of chalky brick, sand and shell inspire a warm and subtle interior colour palette.

Tones of chalky brick, sand and shell inspire a warm and subtle interior colour palette. The in colours now are earthy tones that offer a softer setting. For that inviting atmosphere in the kitchen or living room, use Ancient Tradition. Set it off with the warm glow of Church Street on your woodwork.

A deeper tone like Fawn Beige is ideal for adding interest to paler walls. Use the colour on your skirting and woodwork to highlight these features.