With Pantone's Colour of the Year announced as Living Coral, we round up our favourite shopping picks to make sure your home is ahead of the curve for 2019. 

Grey Corner Sofa Living Room Living Coral Painted Walls Good Homes Magazine

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The Pantone Colour of the Year 2019 has just been announced, and the Good Homes team cannot wait to introduce the vibrant but mellow hues of Living Coral into their homes.   

This warm and energising shade is inspired by the influence of digital and socal media in our everyday lives, and aims to express our need for playfulness and wellness.

Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Institute says, "Colour is an equalising lens through which we experience our natural and digital realities and this is particularly true for Living Coral. With consumers craving human interaction and social connection, the humanising and heartening qualities displayed by the convivial Pantone Living Coral hit a responsive chord."  

Pantone 16-1546 Living Coral emulates the familiar and invigorating characteristics of colour found in our natural surroundings. Most commonly found beneath the waves, this bright and beautiful colour enthrals the eye and mind while replicating one of the many calming, kaleidoscopic colours formed by coral reefs.

Pantone Colour Of The Year 2019 Living Coral Swatches Good Homes Magazine

Image: Pantone 16-1546 Living Coral swatch

We've rounded up the hottest shopping picks on the market that will inspire you to embrace the colour of 2019 in your own home. 

Wisteria wallpaper in coral floral

Wisteria Wallpaper Coral Woodchip And Magnolia Good Homes Magazine

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Delicate floral wallpaper that incorprates orange and pink hued blooms, like this Wisteria Wallpaper in Coral Floral, £120, Woodchip & Magnolia, will add vintage charm to a living room or bedroom.   

Contemporary coral coffee table

Coral Coffee Table Anthology Five Good Homes Magazine

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Give your living area a fun and contemporary update with this PUNCHed Coffee Table, £525, Anthology Five. Made up of a curved and clean sihoulette, this coffee table adds interest with punched details and adds a modern, minimalist feel to your home.   

Luxe velvet coral chair and footstool

Coral Velvet  Footstool Atkin Thyme Good Homes Magazine

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This rich coral velvet chair, £399, and footstool, £199, Atkin & Thyme, will bring a touch of luxe elegance to your living space. The warm and vibrant tones of the furniture help to create a stylish and relaxed look, ideal for a cosy reading corner.  

Relaxed coral bedding

Sainsburys Home Ss19 Coral White Bedding Good Homes Magazine

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Refresh your bedroom decor with subtle splashes of Living Coral from soft furnishings. We recommend updating your linen for SS19 with this cross-stich effect geometric print bedding from M&S. Place a decorative terracotta throw over the sheets to add further warmth to your scheme. 

A stylish coral table lamp

Oliver Bonas Coral Table Lamp Bamboo Lamp Shade Good Homes Magazine

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Brighten up any room with this Aalto Pink Glass Table Lamp, £75, Oliver Bonas. It's sleek and curved design brings a mid-century modern sculptural edge to your lighting.


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