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Four colour palettes to suit your mood

Interior designer Emily Griffin shares room inspiration and perfect colour combos that range from bright and energetic to soft and soothing.
Four colour palettes to suit your mood

Emily Griffin design. Photo, Emma Reddington.

Emily Griffin colour palettes

The palette: Soft and feminine

Silver Sage, Restoration Hardware.
Pink Ground, Farrow&Ball.
Branchport Brown, Benjamin Moore.


The inspiration

Emily's calming bathroom retreat in her gorgeous Riverdale home is a perfect place to pamper and de-stress.

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The palette: Classic and elegant

Pavilion Gray, Farrow&Ball.
Peony, Benjamine Moore.
Oxford White, Benjamin Moore.


The inspiration

We love this swinging bubble chair, which adds a touch of space-age glamour and fun to this elegant space.

Hanging-glass-bubble-chair-living-room-lounge-Emily-Griffin-designEmily Griffin design. Photo Sian Richards.

The palette: Modern and moody

Sea Star, Benjamin Moore.
Skylight, Farrow&Ball.
Bonne Nuit, Benjamin Moore.


The inspiration

Shades of teal, soft blues and aubergine make up this modern, yet relaxing room for optimal sleep.

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The palette: Bold and preppy

Mouse's Back, Farrow&Ball.
Symphony Blue, Benjamin Moore.
Charlotte's Locks, Benjamin Moore.


The inspiration

A stunning brass chandelier sets the mood in this posh and sophisticated dining space.

Get more:
Emily Griffin's five rules when decorating with colour

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