Colour of the Month February 2017 – Lobster Red

Feb 01, 2017

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Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month, which is why we’re going decidedly red this month with a bold and sexy Plascon hue you’ll love.

Red Hot

If you’re the type who wears their heart on their sleeve, chances are you’re going to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the colour red this month. After all, the colour red is known to generate feelings of intimacy and passion…

Others might raise the red flag for heart health in the month of February. Whatever your reason for going red, this vibrant hue is sure to make a bold statement.

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Red Rocks

Plascon’s global colour manager, Anne Roselt, chose Plascon’s Lobster Red (R5-B1-1) as February’s colour of the month. Starring in the bright and fun palette from the 2017 Colour Forecastfollowprism, Lobster Red offers visual appeal that can’t be ignored.

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Interiors

Whether worn or added to your home, red makes a dramatic statement that is a feast for the eyes. In décor, the general rule is to use red where activity takes place, since the colour is physically stimulating and promotes movement and action.

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Lobster Red was used on a feature wall on the spring 2016 cover of Plascon SPACES magazine to give it a dramatic lift. The hue was added to this punchy bright geometric focal wallfollow for a vibrant pop of colour.

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Accessories and Furniture

If you’re not ready to adorn your walls in red, a few accessories or furniture in red is your answer.

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Image Source: Pinterest

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Bright red stairs lead up to the Nauset Lighthouse in Massachusetts, United States. Image Source: Pinterest.

Fashion

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CREATURES OF THE WIND

Last year’s fashion trends included oceans of red, from crimson to burgundy.

Watch the video below for more red inspiration.

 



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