Soft coastal colours, relaxed styling and light, airy rooms – these are the hallmarks of a Hamptons style home, reminiscent of glamorous summer houses and lazy days by the beach. Hamptons style may be inspired by an exclusive, seaside community on New York’s Long Island, but it’s also a perfect fit for the our way of life. The Hamptons look has a comfortable, laid-back, beachy vibe – perfect for South East Queensland’s relaxed lifestyle. This popular style brings a timeless elegance to your home, both inside and out.
Not surprisingly, the pandemic has influenced colour trends greatly, with emphasis on creating cosy, calm and comforting spaces – a happy place to feel safe and secure. The outside world has been a pretty grey and gloomy place over the past couple of years, so our homes really have become our sanctuaries. Here, we look at the trending colours of 2022 including the ‘Pantone Colour of the Year’, the psychology of colour and how it can affect your mood.