Bright Skies™, Dulux Colour of the Year 2022, is a light, natural blue that brings the feeling of fresh air and open skies straight into your home. It’s also incredibly versatile, working alongside four different complementary palettes to give any room an instant sense of light and space, whatever its size.
It’s not just the combination of shades that works, but how and where you use them. Bright Skies™ can lighten and brighten a large expanse of wall or ceiling, but it’s also an effective accent colour, drawing attention to parts of a room or creating a focal point. And its four accompanying palettes bring you endless scope for combining colour in many different ways.
Here are four easy ideas for transforming a room using Dulux Colour of the Year 2022 and its palettes.
1. Add a feature with a painted ceiling
Look up and create your own skyscape with a ceiling painted in Dulux Colour of the Year 2022, Bright Skies™. This revitalizing shade can help bring a feeling of openness to any space, as well as a welcome connection to the great outdoors. Combined with light complementary tones or just used on its own, it will also make the most of natural daylight.
2. Match walls and cabinets
Give your kitchen a new lease of life by repainting both cabinet doors and walls in Bright Skies™. Not only does this airy and light revitalizing shade bring freshness, it will also boost daylight, making your kitchen feel more open. Painting the walls in the same colour creates a seamless effect that brings the look together.
3. Try two-tone walls
Painting walls in two complementary shades can add visual interest to a space. Using a deeper shade on the lower half and a lighter tone above can also boost the feeling of height by drawing the eye upwards. An easy and clever trick, it will instantly make your space feel more open.
4. Refresh your workspace
Dulux Colour of the Year 2022, Bright Skies™, makes the perfect backdrop for busy everyday life, giving an airy feeling of limitless space to any room. Its light blue tone can bring clarity in a busy home, as well as a welcome connection to nature. Used around windows, Bright Skies™ can also help to pull in the feeling of fresh air and to maximize daylight.