Our distinguished guests included Marianne Shillingford, the Creative Director at Dulux; Peter Howard, Sustainability and CSR Lead at AkzoNobel; Nicola Holmes, Design and Color Specialist at Dulux Academy; Simon Hamilton, an Interior Designer, Careers Mentor, and Lecturer; and Michelle Heath, Senior Interior Designer at TP Bennett. With their collective knowledge and passion for design, they cultivated an enlightening and engaging discussion.
The speakers shared profound insights into the transformative power of color and design in shaping our living spaces while emphasising the pivotal role of sustainability in today's world. The event resonated with a captivated audience, who partook in discussions ranging from evolving color trends to the profound impact of sustainable , and how color can affect our well-being.
A standout moment of the event occurred when Marianne Shillingford discussed the creative thought process behind Sweet Embrace™, the latest Color of the Year by Dulux.
For over two decades, Dulux's color experts have masterfully decoded global trends to capture the mood of the moment through their annual color selection. Sweet Embrace™, a kind and delicate tone, was unveiled to bring a feeling of positivity and belonging to our lives.
Sweet Embrace™ arrives to accompanied three harmonious color palettes, each with its own unique narrative. These three distinct color stories—Calm, Warm, and Uplifting—offer a diverse palette of possibilities for interior spaces. Whether you seek a tranquil sanctuary or a vibrant, inviting ambiance, Sweet Embrace™ and its companions are here to help you create a place where you truly feel at home.
We extend our gratitude to all those who graced us with their presence at this inspiring event. We eagerly anticipate witnessing the vibrant influence of Sweet Embrace™ and its companions in homes and spaces across the world, as they continue to shape and redefine the art of design and color.
Take a look at the Dulux Colour of the Year Report here