mellow yellow

It was a slow starter for interiors, however the retro yet sophisticated tones of mustard yellow have clearly been having a moment.  Whether a plush velvet upholstery fabric, heavy, saturated satin or elegant, layered  chiffon – these rich but muted colour levels echo the glamour of mid-century design. The colour co-ordinates particularly well with oyster, dark neutrals of a blue/grey tone, charcoal and black. Yellow is an intense, statement colour that needs to be introduced to an interior, or worn with confidence.  That said, it is also a welcoming and mellow colour, signifying vitality and new beginnings. After all, who doesn’t love that regenerating feeling of daffodils in the Spring…?

yellow1yellow bedroom     |     mustard maxi skirt

YELLOW 1aturmeric lassi     |     mustard interior highlights

 

YELLOW 1b                       lounge chair by Pierre Guariche, 1953     |     knots pillow in yellow submarine by Kevin O’Brien

& Sam the cat by Andy Warhol

yellow1cBurberry dress     |  interior with retro mustard highlights

yellow1dyellow velvet sofa     |  porcelain by the mod collective

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