BUY HERE: 15 Ways to Decorate with Blue – the Colour of the Year

It’s official, blue is the new black. Global colour institutions have announced blue as their Colour of the Year 2020 – Classic Blue by Pantone, Curiosity by Asian Paints, Chinese Porcelain by PPG Paints, and Naval by Sherwin-Williams. At a time when socio-political revolutions and ecological crises are surging across the globe, blue offers an island of calm for our personal anxieties. Its symbolic of refuge and revitalization; of healing and hope.

Blue is an easy-going colour to introduce into any home interior without the hassle of a complete overhaul. A dependable neutral, it complements jewel tones and pastels alike. And can be a worthy conversation starter when required. We’ve handpicked 15 decor pieces to help you stay on the blue trend. 

01. Crafted from sheesham wood, the Acropolis bookshelf by Woodsworth will make a hue-happy addition to any reading nook. Dimensions: 68 x 27 x 14 inches (HxWxD).
Rs.19,999 on offer. Buy here!

02. The wooden Duncan accent chair by Evok is upholstered in a breezy, Mediterranean blue.
Dimensions: 38.5 x 25.5 x 36 inches (HxWxD).
Rs.6,625 on offer. Buy here!

03. The sky meets the sea on this abstract-print, nylon carpet by Status. Dimensions: 60 X 36 inches (LxB).
Rs.1,029 on offer. Buy here!

04. Bold yet blissful: The dabu-print, cotton Odika bedcover by Fabindia.
Rs.2,490 (Double Bed). Buy here!

05. The popular Japanese Shibori print softens this metal and mango wood side table by Ellementry. Dimensions: 17 X 16 x 20 inches (LxWxH).
Rs.5,890. Buy here!

06. Wrought out of metal, the Cebu pendant lamp by CasaCraft will lend an industrial-chic edge to your home office. Size: 12 x 12 x 14 inches (LxWxH).
Rs.1,929 on offer. Buy here!

07. The cotton Kalpita table runner by Fabindia is distinguished by its ajrak print, a traditional form of woodblock printing that originated in Sindh, Pakistan. Size: 0.3m X 1.13m (small) and 0.3m X 1.8m (large) (LxB).
Rs.1,290 (small) and Rs.1,590 (large). Buy here!

08. Go minimal with this lantern by The Label Life; made from galvanized iron, finished with a navy-textured powder and a gold-finished stainless-steel handle. Height: 6 x 3 x 7 inches (LxWxH).
Rs.2,394 on offer. Buy here!

09. With its vintage, chinoiserie prints, the porcelain Adelaide mug set by Devnow will complement the trendy Grandmillenial Style.
Rs.729 (300ml) a pair. Buy here!

10. The ceramic Mozaic jar by Ellementry  because we could all do with another cookie canister.
Rs.750 (350ml). Buy here!

11. For an update on your dining essentials, try the Nature Blue ceramic dinner plate by Devnow. Diameter: 10.24 inches.
Rs.749 per piece on offer. Buy here!

12. Get organized with the multipurpose Woven Strap shelf basket by Whitmor.
Rs.499. Buy here!

13. The perfect décor piece for a light-starved foyer, the Sagwaan wall mirror by Neerja Blue Pottery. Dimensions: 24 X 16 X 1 inches (HxWxD).
Rs.7,749. Buy here!

14. The Kadam laundry basket by Back to Earth is woven from eco-friendly, recycled rattan.
Rs.2,899. Buy here!

15. Switching up cabinetry fittings is a quick and cost-effective way to change the look of a space. Give these handcrafted, mango-wood knobs by Ellementry a go.
Dimensions: 1.7 x 1.7 x 3 inches (LxBxD)
Rs.490 (a pair). Buy here!

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