Visions of Violet

The announcement of Dulux Paint's 2013 colour of the year has us seeing violet ““ Inspired Violet, to be exact. Deep sapphire and rich mauve combine to create this elegant and sophisticated shade, as seen in the room display shown here, perfect as an accent wall or paired with lighter or more vibrant colours. Sico Paint's Singin' the Blues offers a darker, smokier tone which can create a sultry, relaxing air when matched with lighter neutrals. With the announcement of their 2013 colour trends, it's obvious that Behr agrees with violet's staying power. Launching 20 new colours grouped into four themes, Electrify, more vibrant and lighter to that of Dulux's Inspired Violet, finds its place in the Behr Colour Metric trend. Whether you prefer light or dark, cool or intense, the right shade of violet is just a paint chip away.