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Designer, stylist reveals Autumn 2024 home colour trends


March signals the official start of the Australian Autumn for 2024.

As the leaves begin to drop and our bodies start to crave the coverage of slightly heavier clothing, what should we be changing in our homes to reflect the new season?

Newcastle Interior designer and stylist Naomi Findlay shares the trends that are making waves across Australian homes. 

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Autumn 2024 home colour trends include touches of warmth, nostalgia and boldness.

The shift in seasons brings with it an invigorating palette of colours set to redefine our interior spaces, a delightful blend of warmth, nostalgia, and boldness, reflecting a collective yearning for comfort, connection, and a dash of adventure.

Warmth Meets Cool: A Harmonious Blend 

Imagine marrying the warmth of the sun-kissed Mediterranean shores with the cool serenity of northern European landscapes. Picture the comforting embrace of neutral tones, enriched by the organic hues of terracotta and olive, brightened by unexpected pops of citrus yellow. Then, cool it down a notch with mid-tone blues, creating spaces that feel both uplifting and grounded. This palette is like a gentle hug for your interiors, making every moment spent inside feel like a small celebration of the everyday. 

Eclectic Storytelling: Rich and Maximalist 

This season also whispers tales of distant lands and times gone by, through an eclectic mix of colours that tell a story. Think olive greens that echo ancient forests, mustard yellows reminiscent of historic tapestries, and dusty blues that mirror the endless sky. Accents of rich burgundy add depth, inviting a blend of textures and patterns that speak of world travels and cherished memories. It’s all about creating spaces that feel deeply personal, where every piece has a story, and every colour adds to the narrative. 

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Autumn 2024 home colour trends include gloss, texture and richness.

Retro Glamour: Bold and Nostalgic 

And for those who love a touch of drama mixed with a sprinkle of nostalgia, this year’s trends do not disappoint. We’re seeing a revival of 70s glamour, with a palette that combines the warmth of tan and brown, the richness of deep blues, and the tranquillity of soft greens. It’s a bold move back in time, but with a modern twist that keeps it fresh and exciting. Think glossy finishes, coloured glass, and reflective surfaces that add a bit of sparkle to your day. 

In essence, the Autumn colour trends for 2024 are all about creating spaces that resonate on a personal level. Whether you’re drawn to the comforting blend of warm and cool tones, the rich narrative of eclectic colours, or the nostalgic charm of retro glamour, there’s something inherently inviting about this year’s palette. It’s a celebration of the diverse landscapes and stories that shape us, brought to life within the walls of our homes. So, let your interiors tell your story, with colours that speak directly to the heart. 

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