Interiors: Compare and contrast to achieve the perfect balance

Amanda Pollard of Houzz UK tells us that the ‘grounding tones of grey mixed with uplifting yellow are the ideal balanced colour combination for our homes after a year of uncertainty’

31st January, 2021
Interiors: Compare and contrast to achieve the perfect balance
Pops of bright yellow add a pop of colour to this grey sofa, marrying the 2021 Pantone colours ‘Ultimate Gray’ and ‘Illuminating’. Picture: Heather Merenda/Houzz

‘Ultimate Gray’ and ‘Illuminating’ have been announced as the 2021 Pantone Colour of the Year, the second time a colour pairing has been selected. But how can these juxtaposing shades be incorporated into the home?

Amanda Pollard, editorial team leader at Houzz UK and Ireland, told the Business Post: "The grounding tones of grey mixed with uplifting yellow are the ideal balanced colour combination for our homes after a year of uncertainty....

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