Nature’s colour schemes


Design blog from APD Interiors

While travelling last week I realised that often the purest colours schemes can be found in nature. For stunning scenery the landscape of Norway takes some beating and the combination of colours is often phenomenal. I thought it would be a fun challenge to use snaps taken in Northern Norway and replicate the colour scheme. Using regular paint colours from Farrow & Ball, Little Greene and Dulux I have recreated the colours seen in three landscapes.

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This lake view was taken near Sørkjosen at the start of the majestic Reisa Fjord. The steaming lake was frozen around the edge and a sea mist was also present as daylight started to vanish at around 2pm. On the lake shore a fisherman’s hut was being used to dry locally caught fish.

To create the colour scheme seen at the lake I’ve used the Farrow & Ball palette with the featured colours…

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