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Trend colour of 2020: Classic Blue Evocative interior design colour schemes with Villeroy & Boch

Press release   •   Dec 11, 2019 09:22 GMT

The Pantone Colour Institute has crowned Classic Blue as the colour of the year for 2020 – a blue hue perfect for timeless and harmonious interior design colour schemes. Classic Blue is elegant in its simplicity, yet also comforting. A connection to nature, such as a tranquil and cloudless night sky or a seemingly endless ocean, evokes familiari-ty.

This soft and unobtrusive blue creates a calming atmosphere in bedrooms and adds a colourful feature to furniture fronts and accessories. However, the same shade has a refreshing and comforting effect in the bathroom. This intense, rich colour also repre-sents joie de vivre and creativity, making it suitable for living areas, kitchens and table settings.

Nevertheless, good design concepts rely on contrasts. A room dominated by a dark col-our can quickly look overloaded or boring. Light shades of grey or a bright white used as a contrasting colour underline the positive and inspiring effect of Classic Blue.

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Villeroy & Boch is one of the world's leading premium brands for ceramic products. The family business, which was founded in 1748 and is headquartered in Mettlach/Germany, stands for innovation, tradition and exceptional style. As a renowned lifestyle brand, Villeroy & Boch offers products from the sectors Bathroom and Wellness and Tableware, and is active in 125 countries.

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