Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Teal is the colour of the year
Published 27/01/14



THE top trend colour for 2014 perfectly combines the natural harmony of green with the tranquillity of blue.

Reflecting the overriding trend of unlocking, this muted teal has a gentle character and is a favourite in the world of design.

Deeper and more sophisticated than turquoise, teal has a subdued richness which is often used to describe tropical seas of shimmering bluish green.

A sophisticated colour, it can be used as a feature wall, as accent colours or why not go the whole hog and colour all the walls?

A tertiary colour, teal is the combination of primary blue and secondary green which today is used to describe several different tones of this majestic colour.


Somewhere between blue and green it has come to symbolise balance, but should be combined with neutral tones and shades of wood so as not to overwhelm a space. For such a statement colour, teal is surprisingly versatile and works well in different colour combinations.

Sitting opposite coral on the colour wheel it works beautifully with delicate pinkish tones and warm ochre yellow, but for a trend look should be combined with other tones of teal, green or blue to create a tone-on-tone effect.

Layering teal with indigo, denim or navy provides an oceanic feeling — cool, dynamic and welcoming.

Combining this colour of the year with greens such as mint, duck egg or emerald will give a fresh natural effect.

Or for a neutral combination choose a colour with a natural wood tone.

Published 27/01/14

MOST POPULAR
Mystery of wife's pond death
Concern as village butcher sells up
Homeless man leaves Henley
Motorcyclist killed in lorry collision
Lorry gets jammed
Shops for sale
River legacy behind winning Christmas card
History of obelisk revealed
LATEST BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES
The Wild Fork to run café at Museum
Pop-up shop gives locals a chance
The Bell Bookshop celebrates half a century
Shops for sale
The Station House re-opens
Art school in studio where Bacon painted
Concern as village butcher sells up
4G arrives
Pub re-opens
Sorry, Liz
Debut for dog bed
Six of the best for under £1 million
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
Lord Moynihan entertains at Leander dinner
Weir wins it on the final hole
Race night
Wargrave to host three-day match
Gillotts team impress
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2016  |  Registered in England number 1418717