Dulux Colour of the Year 2017 – Denim Drift

Quite simply….we love Dulux Colour of the Year for 2017 Denim Drift.

Denim Drift – A grey shade of blue that goes with just about anything. It’s hard to believe that there is a group of people many miles away who know what colours we’re going to love and want before we ourselves even know it.  This however has to be one of the easiest forecasts with blue being one of the most popular colours of all time and that combined with a denim tone equals absolute winner!

Denim Drift forms part of a palette of 10 different blue tones (1. Earl Blue; 2. Woad Walk; 3. Cobalt Night; 4. Marine Waters; 5. Cornflower Bunch; 6. Denim Drift; 7. Clock Face; 8. Sash Blue; 9. Indigo Shade, and 10. Borrowed Blue) that all work perfectly together, the question however is how do we style Denim Drift and combine it with it’s counterparts?

Denim Drift Dulux Blues 2017

Here are 4 Great Ways to Style the Dulux Colour of the Year 2017 – Denim Drift.

Keep It Simple

2017 is all about keeping things fresh and scaled back. The blue-grey tones of this stunning relaxed shade achieve this effortlessly. Whether painted simply on a flat wall or used on kitchen cupboards it looks fab.  You may also notice it gives off a number of different tones depending on the light and time of day.


Add a Little Pattern

Give this gentle blue a bit of oomph with a contrasting pattern to tie it in with your tastes. Do this with chairs and other furniture pieces or with homewares and accessories such as pottery and vases and even wallpaper.



Go Ombre

Use the darker tones of this collection to set of Denim Drift as a real accent colour. Dip dye ombre effects work particularly well with the darkest colour at the base working up to the lightest giving a feeling of more space.


Mix with Vintage

This study is a perfect example of how modern on trend colours can work fantastically when mixed with vintage pieces of furniture.  It can even stand up to a more eclectic mix of pieces as the wall colour aids in pulling it all together to show a very versatile backdrop.


For more great ways to style this fantastic colour see our Pinterest board: https://uk.pinterest.com/theorchardhome/the-orchard-dulux-colour-of-the-year-2017-denim-dr/

Alternatively get your own piece of Denim Drift for your home and choose from our wide range of made to measure bespoke pieces that can be painted in your Dulux shade of choice on request: http://www.theorchardhomeandgifts.com/furniture-collections~61-c.html

For more information on this service or to speak to one of our team call: 01163 260 207.

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