CPI Interiors Dream Room 2018
Peoples Choice award is here!!
If you love flipping through design magazines, then this is something you’re really going to enjoy! You can participate in the online voting of the International Dream Room Competition. With over 25,000 votes from across the globe in past years, we are looking for your votes to help determine this years winners.
Each of the rooms below is a project taken on by CPI Interiors, with local clients and attainable budgets!!
VOTE CODE: 0805 – Kitchen
VOTE CODE: 0907 – Living Room
VOTE CODE: 0806 – Kitchen
VOTE CODE: 0807 – Kitchen
VOTE HERE !!!
How the use of artwork inspires, helps create and execute a design.
Artwork is often used as a jumping off point when creating a new design. Starting with a piece of art allows you to draw colours, patterns and/ or textures to create an interesting and cohesive look.
Art can be used to select colours for your accessories. Using small pops of colour pulled from your artwork allows the art to remain the focal point while still being fluid with the rest of the design.
It can also inspire the overall colour scheme. Choosing artwork with a clear colour scheme gives you the ability to draw the same colours and tones into the space, giving the design one consistent scheme.
Mimicking the lines and shapes found in artwork can help inspire your furnishing selections. Using similar curves to what is seen in the artwork gives the design a pleasing appeal.
If you have a piece of art you love and are looking to create a design around it, let us at CPI Interiors help you!
Pantone’s 2018 Colour of the Year!
Pantone has launched there colour of the year for 2018! It is a rich and saturated purple and a colour that is not as commonly seen within residential design. However here at CPI we are excited about the vibrant colour and looking forward to incorporating it in to future projects.
Here is a look at some past projects where we have incorporated different hues of purple. We have used purple as the main colour within a space, and have also done projects using purple as an additional pop of colour.
If you are loving this years vibrant colour of the year or have another colour you’ve been loving and want to know how you can incorporate it in to your home, book an appointment with us! CPI Interiors
Pantone’s Past “Colour of the Year”
Pantones colour of the year is there reflection of what they predict will be trending in art, fashion, design and so forth. It is Pantone’s was to convey the atmosphere or tone they are looking to set in the upcoming year. It is an expression of the year through a strategically selected colour.
Here is a look back through Pantone’s selections from the 2000’s to Current year. Any Predictions for 2018? Keep an eye out for our post on what we think of 2018’s colour of the year!
2000 – Cerulean 15-4020
2001 – Fuchsia Rose 17-2031
2002-True Red 19-1664
2003-Aqua Sky 14-4811
2004- Tiger Lily 17-1456
2005 –Blue Turquoise 15-5217
2006 –Sand Dollar 13-1106
2007 Chili Pepper 19-1557
2008 Blue Iris 18-3943
2009 Mimosa 14-0848
2010 Turqouise 15-5519
2011 Honeysuckle 18-2120
2012 Tangerine Tango 17-1463
2013 Emerald 17-5641
2014 Radiant Orchid 18-3224
2015 Marsala 18-1438
2016 Rose Quartz 13-1520, Serenity 15-3919
2017 Greenery 15-0343
A monochromatic colour scheme is using different pigments of one colour throughout a space, it is a great way to create a calming space, with a muted delicate look. When done correctly you can still achieve a contrasting look with vibrant focal points while using one colour.
When doing a monochromatic room, you can add a bit more excitement by adding multiple patterns and textures. This allows you to create a wow factor or focal point without adding in additional colours.
Complementary colours are colours located directly across from one another on the Colour Spectrum. A complementary colour Scheme is one of vibrancy and high contrast. It takes well proportioned hues and balance to create a pleasing look.
Here are some looks at designs created using the 3 different complementary colour schemes.
Blue & Orange
Red & Green
Yellow & Purple
Marble is a timeless look favored by most. The unique quality of the natural stone is a desired look, although it is proven to be beautiful it is not the most practical product.
This natural stone is extremely porous, because of this it easily stains and can absorb both liquid and bacteria. Marble is also one of the softer natural stones, it is easily chipped or cracked if you are not careful with it. Marble, while beautiful is something you want to avoid in high traffic areas of the home; such as bathrooms and kitchens.
What could be used Instead?
Quartz is a fabricated material, however it is made using natural quartz along with resins and filler. This allows the material to be much more durable, not only is it less porous with a much lower absorption rate but it is also resistant to scratching and does not need to be sealed. Quartz has a very good selection for marble looking material. Since it is a man made it there is less variation.
Granite is also a natural stone, and like marble it has a lot more variation in colour and pattern from slab to slab. However Granite is more durable and much stronger, like marble it is also porous being a natural material, so it can absorb liquids and bacteria if not seal properly. The appearance of Granite will not be as identical to marble as you would see with Quartz but it is a great and long lasting option for your kitchen and bathrooms.