Images courtesy of maxrollit.com and Jasper Conran

The announcement of emerald as Pantone Colour of the Year – 2013, inspired us to scope out at these heady infusions of green (see Laureen Rossouw’s top emerald pick in Ed’s Letter of our TRENDS issue, now on shelf).

This is a colour that grows on you. Emerald has a rich organic feel to it, bringing a mixture of tranquility and a sense of zest into a space. It also has a way of insinuating ideas relating to sustainability and the use of natural products – products that are both cool and kind, and that reduce your carbon footprint. That’s a pretty sweet deal, we’d say.

These flashes of green used in interiors add not only an alive feeling but also a lovely sense of whimsy.

Image from plascondesigncentre.co.za and cannon painting
Image by Michael Eastman
Image by Michael Eastman
Image: plascondesigncentre.co.za
Images courtesy of Creative Ordinette, Dust Jacket Attic and Clifton Friedman
Wallpaper by Cole & son and scatter cushions by Clinton Friedman

Find these bright and bold scatter cushions at Weylandts www.weylandts.co.za as well as www.clintonfriedman.com