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Purple Reign

Get ready to see a whole lot more of this vibrant hue...

Last year we got earthy and embraced “new beginnings” with Green. This year, world colour authority Pantone have chosen Ultra Violet as their Colour of the Year - so expect to see it popping up in homewares and fashion trends over the coming months.

“The Pantone Color of the Year has come to mean so much more than ‘what’s trending’ in the world of design; it’s truly a reflection of what’s needed in our world today,” says Vice President of the Pantone Color Institute, Laurie Pressman.

They say they chose the colour because it “communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us towards the future.”

And let’s face it, in these uncertain times, we could all use a bit of ‘visionary thinking’!

Get ahead of the trend with these great Block Shop products:

Purple Plum Print by United Interiors If you just want to add a touch of this fantastic new hue, how about this beautiful print from United Interiors
Shades of Purple full mural wallpaper For the more adventurous, you could transfer your walls with this wallpaper from Pro Art Murals
Purple work boots Update your work wear with these fantastic boots from She Wear
Purple light shade Another simple way to add the 2018 colour of the year into your home
Purple Cushion If you are on a smaller budget, you could just update your cushions to be right on trend for 2018
Steve Cross artwork The Catcher Adding this beautiful piece by Steve Cross into your home brings just a hint of the 2018 colour of the year

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