Two magnificent colors selected for Pantone’s Color of the Year. Rose Quartz and Serenity. Please visit my Heavenly Home Designs Blog for an esoteric viewpoint on Pantone Heavenly Colors for 2016. Here at Classical Addiction it is all about the beauty and inspiration of all things classical.
Classically speaking there is no greater arbiter of neo-classical style than master architect and designer Robert Adam. His work demonstrates the magnificent effect of rose and blue in interiors.
Osterley Park Dining Room
Osterley Park Etruscan Drawing Room
Burley on the Hill Drawing Room
Syon House Gallery
Syon Park Dome
Brighton Pavilion – Music Room, Axminster Carpet
Harewood House – Axminster Carpet
Kedleston Hall – Plasterwork Designed by Robert Adam for the fireplaces. I would love to duplicate this and use a pink sunset over water. Perfect for a heavenly home design.
Kenwood House Drawing
Kenwood House Library
Adam was a color master. His rooms all had such a splendid presence. Here are some splendid examples of Pantone’s Colors or similar shades I found online in today’s classical decors.
Jellyfish artwork wonderful for a beach home.
Just a hint of Pink. Not quite Pantone’s rose quartz but with a pink granite or limestone floor using the deeper shade of rose quartz would be fabulous in a light filled space.
This color feels so lovely.
Pink Limestone floor would look terrific in this kitchen.
Blue is always a great choice for bedrooms.
They are also wonderful colors for accents and furnishings
Beaux-Arts Ornamentation Design Dining Room Entrance Header Ornament
The 2016 Color of the Year is what some would call a colorless color: white or, more specifically, shades of off-white. Benjamin Moore and Glidden have made off-white hues their “Color of the Year” for 2016. Here are the four major paint brands’ color picks.
Louis XVI Urn With Flames, 6″H x 11-3/4″W x 1/2″ Relief. The urn has more relief than the griffins but I don’t mind that.
“Our 2016 Trends address the importance of color in constructing stimulating environments resulting in interiors with impact, high contrast and dimensionality.
Gold or Silver Leaf Walls
Not much wall surface in this bathroom and they chose the perfect finish.
Painted Gold Leaf
Gold metallic paint highlight on Lincrusta wallcovering
Black – Dramatic and elegant
A beautiful Gray Faux Finish is a perfect backdrop for the accessories and furnishings.
Hand painted Lusterstone
Love this color