Dulux Colour of the Year 2021: 7 ideas for Brave Ground

September 11, 2020

Dulux has revealed its Colour of the Year for 2021 as Brave Ground. We’ve got a few ideas of how you could introduce it in your home.

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The colour Brave Ground was selected by an expert panel of colour designers, trend forecasters, design specialists, architects and editors from around the world as Dulux’s Colour of the Year for 2021.

Dulux’s choice of colour is often one of the biggest talking points in interiors each year, so you can be sure you’ll see a whole lot of homewares emulating this colour in time to come.

We’ve picked 7 of the best you can buy now to get your Brave Ground fix in your home.

Read more: Dulux Colour of the Year 2021 revealed

Posters, Desenio   

matisse and typography posters from desenio in dulux's brave ground colour - news -

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A quick and easy way to bring Brave Ground into your space, posters from Desenio are available in all kinds of stylish designs. Even if you already have a colour scheme in your room, check out the matching colour palettes for Brave Ground and you may find it’s the colour you’ve been missing to round out your design.

Mahlzeit Stone kitchen, Rational Kitchens

beige handleless kitchen in dulux's colour of the year brave ground - inspiration -

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We love this warming kitchen scheme created by Rational, featuring its Mahlzeit kitchen ina stone melamine finish. Teaming with ever warmer woods and balanced with grey stone worktops, this design showcases how an earthy palette can work using Dulux’s Colour of the Year .

Somerset Mink tiles, Tile Giant

 Tile Giant Somerset Mink bathroom

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Bathrooms can often feel cold and clinical, but bringing Brave Ground into the room with these Tile Giant tiles is a great way to warm a scheme up. We love the little accents of pink in this scheme to soften the earthiness of the wood and tile combination.

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Alveare two-seater sofa, MY Furniture

 Two Seat Sofa in Taupe velvet and brass - news -

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The Brave Ground trend by no means has to be earthy and natural in style. We love this two seat sofa from MY Furniture, elevating the shade to a luxurious place. Brave Ground looks great in velvet form, and sits beautifully alongside brass detailing.

Painted boat bath, BC Designs

Painted Boat Bath in dulux's brave ground - news -

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BC Designs can create painted baths in almost any colour you can imagine, so it’s easy to make your dream of unwinding in a Brave Ground-inspired tub come to life!

Souk damask wallpaper, Graham & Brown

 beige damask wallpaper in dulux's brave ground - news -

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If you’re a wallpaper fan, this pretty damask print from Graham & Brown makes for a stylish alternative to painting your walls in Brave Ground.

Buy Souk Damask wallpaper in Cardamom from Graham & Brown

Chapter warm carpet, Lifestyle Floors

Chapter Warm Carpet lifestyle floors

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Wooden floors make a great pairing for Brave Ground painted walls. But for something a little more style-forward, why not match the shade to your carpet too. We love the fun colour scheme used alongside this Brave Ground-inspired carpet from Lifestyle Floors.


What are your thoughts on Dulux Colour of the Year? Tweet your thoughts @goodhomesmag, tag us in your Instagram posts incorporating the palette, using the hashtag #thisgoodhome for your chance to be featured on our Instagram feed or share your Brave Ground inspired finds on our Facebook page.

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