2021 Colour Trends: Natural Greens

Written on 10th December 2020

Walls: Light Blue No.22 in Modern Emulsion; Woodwork: Green Smoke No.47 in Modern Eggshell


Part of the reason for green paint’s popularity is its sheer variety, ranging from the bright intensity of Verdigris Green and Arsenic to the deep drama of Duck Green and Studio Green. In 2021, says Joa Studholme, the side we’ll be seeing of this evergreen favourite is a comforting one: soothing, earthy tones that reflect our need to be close to nature.

“Bringing the elements of the natural world into our interiors encourages personal growth as well as evoking a feeling of calm,” says Joa. “All greens reinforce our connection to nature, but these three shades are particularly grounding, making them the perfect welcoming start to a journey through your home.”

These calming and welcoming attributes make Sap Green, Green Smoke and Treron particularly suited to hallways, as Joa attests.

“These are soft, smoky colours that embrace you on your return home,” she says. “The grey undertone of Treron, and the slightly bluer tone of Green Smoke, have an irresistible, inviting depth and familiarity, while the more olive-coloured Sap Green is perfect for creating a mid-century modern feel and embracing stronger colour.”

Get the look

Here are a few of our favourite looks using a selection of gorgeous greens.

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