Pantone‘s Colour of the Year is Classic Blue, which is elegant in its simplicity, a timeless and enduring blue hue. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of the thought-provoking Pantone Classic Blue highlight our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.
Imprinted in our psyches as a restful colour Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquillity to the human spirit, offering refuge. Aiding concentration and bringing laser-like clarity, Classic Blue re-centres our thoughts. A reflective blue tone, it fosters resilience.
Blue represents both the sky and the sea and is associated with open spaces, freedom, intuition, imagination, expansiveness, inspiration, and sensitivity. Blue also represents meanings of depth, trust, loyalty, sincerity, wisdom, confidence, stability, faith, heaven, and intelligence.
Blue is a cool and calming colour that shows creativity and intelligence. It has positive effects on the mind and the body. As the colour of the spirit, it invokes rest and can cause the body to produce chemicals that are calming and exude feelings of tranquillity. Blue helps to slow human metabolism, is cooling in nature, and helps with balance and self-expression.
Most blues convey a sense of trust, loyalty, cleanliness, and understanding. On the other hand, blue evolved as a symbol of depression in North-American culture. “Singing the blues” and feeling blue” are good examples of the complexity of colour symbolism and how it has been evolved in different cultures.
Too much blue can create feelings of melancholy, negativity, sadness, self-righteousness, and self-centeredness. Too little blue brings about qualities of suspicion, depression, stubbornness, timidity, and unreliability.
The Classic style, just like the name shows, is in itself the definition of iconic. Its elegance and comfort remount us to art, to the antique and to symmetry. The aesthetical appeal of this movement is able to make you feel longing, even bringing up a nostalgic feeling.
Classic is all about harmony, order and friendly charm. In interior design, neutral paint on the walls is the ideal canvas for this deco, so that it can hence the room’s furniture, artwork and accent pieces. Inspired by the 18th and 19th-century European décor, this is a timeless style, rich with history.
The style prides itself on its harmony, order and its friendly charm. Fusing bold accents colours with neutral walls in order to create a warm and inviting space which also feels dignified. Patterns are also standard décor, and the hardwood floors are always dark coloured wood tones like maple, mahogany, cherry, Merbau and walnut.
The Scottish Loch Maree is surrounded by a picturesque mountain with a rugged landscape. MAREE Sofa portrays that rough landscape softened by the tufted cotton velvet. This impressive living room sofa gives a modern flair to the classic chesterfield sofa.
With a creation without limits, Rug’Society has developed the Mermaid Rug, the fourth of lounge collection. Inspired by the feminine representation of the sea, it transmits us her delicacy and her strength. This rug shows its versatility with its original beige colour and blue colour on the moodboard.