Intense, rich and deep, dark blue is the must-have color of the moment. A shade with a strong decorative temperament that brings character to contemporary interiors, tired of the Scandinavian trend and its pastel colors. And the good news is that dark blue is available in every room of the house, from the kitchen to the living room, including the bedroom … in total look or in small touches expertly distilled to familiarize yourself with gently, navy blue, denim, royal blue or tie & dye leaves no one indifferent.
Chic color par excellence, navy blue is essential in our interiors, bringing them depth and character. The proof in pictures.
1. Denim version
In this living room, the color of the year chosen by the paint manufacturer, Gray Blue – at the back of the room – is associated with different shades of Navy Blue for a revisited seaside atmosphere. Special mention for the seagrass rug and the tie & die wallpaper.
2. Dare the total navy blue look
Curtains above the velvet bed, passing through the painting of the wall and even on the fabric with the vegetal patterns of the retro wall lamp, this bedroom plays the card of the total dark blue look for an ultra 20s spirit. -desirable.
A navy blue decoration, especially in the narrowest rooms, such as entrances, colors or toilets, allows to give a real personality to these spaces which are generally neglected.
3. On the bed linen to change according to your mood
Mist , floral version, cotton percale duvet cover and pillowcase. In her Parisian showroom, the designer Usha Bora stages her personal and colorful universe and brings up to date the ancestral know-how of her native country, India and more particularly of the Assam region.
4. Declining shades of dark blues
Awakened by a duck-blue bedspread, the neo Art Deco velvet-style wallpaper sets the tone for this warm and luxurious hotel room. Emblematic of the Roaring Twenties, this Parisian establishment, revised by the architect Dorothée Meilichzon into a luxury hotel, revives its great era by associating different shades of blue with precious materials and rich fabrics for a resolutely Art Deco spirit.
5. Playing on velvet
Dark blue, regardless of its shade, is a rich color that lends itself particularly well to embossed textiles such as velvet . We can therefore adopt it in small touches by focusing on cozy seats like these two models with retro-Scandinavian lines.
6. Dark blue, tone on tone
Herman chair , several colors and materials available, from € 269, Mingle Table Top , oak table top, several colors and lengths to choose from.
7. To sculpt the space
As at home in contemporary spaces as it is in classic interiors, dark blue can be used to redefine the volumes of a room. Demonstration in images with this mix & match dining room whose navy band creates a visual break with the ornate ceiling and creates an atmosphere conducive to the subtle blend of the times.
8. On a graphic wallpaper
True trend incubator staged by Vanessa Scoffier , the Henriette hotel delivers here a very personal interpretation, from the 1950s against the backdrop of an extremely chic petroleum blue geometric wallpaper from the house of Arte , highlighted by a vintage wall lamp enhanced by a row of Florence Knoll. Wallpaper with a vintage motif modernized by a combination of navy blue and soft green, all enhanced by a duck blue bedspread.
9. Dark blue to modernize your outdoor decoration
The specialist in technical outdoor fabrics , resistant to bad weather as well as to the aggressions of the sun, offers here a very gypset interpretation of the garden furniture, available in an ultra-desirable shades of dark blue to petrol blue, including duck blue. Acrylic canvas tinted in the mass, Sunbrella.
10. Create optical illusions
In this bedroom under the roof, one of the loft has been completely repainted in dark blue for a headboard effect, which at the same time makes it possible to emphasize the height under the ceiling of the room. Zahara, Duvet cover and pillowcases in 100% cotton.
11. Tie & dye, a pattern
Kataba, Océania collection, superposition of printed paper and a hand-made net. Havana, Ode collection, available in garnet, gold, teal and Royal colors.
12. To revamp your kitchen furniture, with a roll or checkered
Hick’s Blue 208 , absolute matte emulsion finish. PBO, porcelain stoneware tiles for floors and walls available in 8 color families, design Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby.
13. On curtains
To test navy blue without getting too wet, all you have to do is bet on textiles: tablecloths, cushions, plaids and even curtains! Around Linen, 100% washed linen curtain.
14. The elegance of a blue bedroom
On a bed set, navy blue goes perfectly with white. They form a chic and graphic ensemble.
15. Tone on tone
The most daring will opt for the total blue look!
16. An exotic bathroom
The deep blue and the wooden accessories invite us to a few minutes of escape every day.
17. We love white and blue dishes
Ultra trendy, the blue and white ceramic crockery adds style to your table.
18. Blue in small touches
Blue rugs, cushions and vases: 20/20 for this poetic interior.
19. A poetic child’s bedroom
On a single wall, the dark blue paint turns into a starry sky.
20. Blue at the head of the bed
In this bedroom, the blue wall turns into a headboard and brings out the white of the sheets.
21. On the ground too …
On the floor, blue dresses the room with energy.
22. The sublime blue
Here, the deep blue magnifies the staircase, giving it a role of choice in the house.
23. Blue as an ideal showcase
On this shelf, the deep blue sublimates plants and small objects like a cabinet of curiosities.
24. For your festive tables
On this white table with sober crockery, the blue table runner brings a soft energy.
25. 50 shades of blue
If navy blue is the winter trend, we do not hesitate to combine it with other blues, to create an elegant monochrome.