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In Focus | Dulux Colour Awards 2018 Finalists

In Focus | Dulux Colour Awards 2018 Finalists

The finalists for the Dulux Colour Awards have been announced following a record-breaking 305 entries - one of the biggest years yet! A panel of design experts have painstakingly selected 124 finalists in commercial and residential spaces as part of the Dulux Colour Awards for 2018 and there are some pretty incredible interiors and exteriors in the mix. Today, we give you our favourite residential picks from the Dulux Colour Award finalist list. Our favourites tones this year are colours such as denim blue, the ever-popular grey, and tones of dusty pink.

    Dulux        Colour Awards 2018   – Percy St   by Bagnoli Archiects. Photo - Ari Hat.

Dulux Colour Awards 2018 – Percy St by Bagnoli Archiects. Photo - Ari Hat.

    Dulux      Colour Awards 2018   – Barney by Bayley Ward. Photo - Eve Wilson.

Dulux Colour Awards 2018 – Barney by Bayley Ward. Photo - Eve Wilson.

    Dulux        Colour Awards 2018   - Terrarium House by John Ellway Architect. Photo - Toby Scott.

Dulux Colour Awards 2018 - Terrarium House by John Ellway Architect. Photo - Toby Scott.

   Dulux       Colour Awards 2018   - Terrarium House by John Ellway Architect. Photo - Toby Scott.

Dulux Colour Awards 2018 - Terrarium House by John Ellway Architect. Photo - Toby Scott.

   Dulux       Colour Awards 2018   – The Matlock House by The Stylesmiths, Interior Design by Danielle Brustman. Photo - Nicole England.

Dulux Colour Awards 2018 – The Matlock House by The Stylesmiths, Interior Design by Danielle Brustman. Photo - Nicole England.

“We were thrilled to see such dynamic and inventive use of colour in this year’s entries - architects and designers have really pushed the boundaries with colour application to create uplifting, engaging – and often thoroughly surprising – interior and exterior spaces.”
— Andrea Lucena-Orr
    Dulux        Colour Awards 2018   – Barney by Bayley Ward. Photo - Eve Wilson.

Dulux Colour Awards 2018 – Barney by Bayley Ward. Photo - Eve Wilson.

    Dulux        Colour Awards 2018   – Percy St by Bagnoli Archiects. Photo - Ari Hat.

Dulux Colour Awards 2018 – Percy St by Bagnoli Archiects. Photo - Ari Hat.

“Blue is emerging as a popular choice in residential interiors – warm denim tones are adding a relaxed elegance to bedrooms and kitchens.”
— Andrea Lucena-Orr
   Dulux       Colour Awards 2018   – The Matlock House by The Stylesmiths, Interior Design by Danielle Brustman. Photo - Nicole England

Dulux Colour Awards 2018 – The Matlock House by The Stylesmiths, Interior Design by Danielle Brustman. Photo - Nicole England

Image 1 - Dulux Colour Awards 2018 – Netherlee by Carole Whiting Interiors. Photo - Sharyn Cairns. Image 2 - Fitzroy North Townhouse by Lisa Breeze Architect Photo - Caitlin Mills.

In Focus | Melbourne Home by CJH Studio

In Focus | Melbourne Home by CJH Studio

Art Talk | Provocateur by Danielle X

Art Talk | Provocateur by Danielle X