Plascon’s 2014 Colour Forecast Focus: Second Nature Palette

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Catherine Bowen
, Plascon Trends Editor

Plascon 2014 Colour Forecast: Second Nature Palette. Image Source Plascon Forecast 2014

Plascon 2014 Colour Forecast: Second Nature Palette. Image Source: Plascon Colour Forecast 2014

At the beginning of this month we introduced to you the Plascon 2014 Colour Forecast; so today we are taking a closer look at the palettes within this selection, starting with Second Nature.

Plascon 2014 Colour Forecast: Second Nature Palette

Plascon 2014 Colour Forecast: Second Nature Palette

“Second Nature” Palette, Image Source: Plascon Colour Forecast 2014

Second Nature is a refreshing look at the natural world and our relationship to this world as more and more of us are living in cities. As a result, urban spaces have become our key reference point, but bringing a bit of the natural world into these spaces is essential to us leading balanced lives.

Plascon 2014 Colour Forecast: Second Nature Palette

“Second Nature” Palette, Image Source: Plascon Colour Forecast 2014

Colour is one way to do this – the sentiment is captured in a bright, vibrant palette of greens and blues, activated by a bright yellow accent.

Plascon 2014 Colour Forecast: Second Nature Palette

“Second Nature” Palette, Image Source: Plascon Colour Forecast 2014

The reason that greens and blues feature so heavily in this selection is because they are colours that connect us to the natural world and define our relationship with it…

Plascon 2014 Colour Forecast: Second Nature Palette

“Second Nature” Palette, Image Source: Plascon Colour Forecast 2014

The key influences in this colour palette are the South American rain forest, jungle and acid-green tones, tropical-inspired motives, urban pattern, eclectic combinations. All of which picks up perfectly on the “Brazilia” design and interior influences we are seeing everywhere at the moment, as pointed out by our very own Lauren Shantall in her post in January earlier this year…

Plascon Colour Palettes: Second Nature

Plascon 2014 Colour Forecast: Second Nature Palette

Plascon Paint Colours Forecast 2014 – Second Nature

Plascon 2014 Colour Forecast: Second Nature Palette

Plascon Paint Colours Forecast 2014 – Second Nature

For more information on other palettes within the 2014 Colour Forecast, be sure to keep your eyes peeled for additional posts over the next few days!

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