Heart Wood is the new Dulux Colour of the Year 2018 that has been chosen to help you reconnect with the soothing, calming colours found in nature. This contemporary paint shade can be used in a variety of colour combinations to create different moods, depending on the atmosphere you want to create in your home.

The inspiration behind the colour

Neutral living room ideas

Heart Wood was 
chosen by the colour specialists at our Global Aesthetic Centre. Together with international design and societal trend experts, we’ve identified a global need for homes to feel even more nurturing than before – and this is where Heart Wood comes into play. It can be comforting, energising or relaxing, depending on the colours you pair with it. 


Which paints?
Try Heart Wood, Wood Carving, Centre Court and Play House Plum

Colour at the heart of every room

Warm and welcoming kitchen

With its gentle pink tone, Heart Wood creates a sense of welcome in every room. The versatility of the shade means you can use it in a variety of colour combinations – everything from zesty greens to cool blues – to create a mood that feels right for you.

Which paints?
Try Heart Wood and Shadow Play

Complementary colours

Enriching colours in a bedroom

Heart Wood can be paired with earthy tones to create an enriching colour combination. Breaking up these warm, harmonising shades with an accent of ink blue adds elegance to the cosy feel. Or pair it with lighter colours for an airy yet warm atmosphere.

Which paints?
Try Heart Wood, Rich Navy, Wet Granite and After The Rain

Discover how Dulux Colour of the Year 2018 could transform your home with the Dulux Visualizer app.

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