b'testpotsColour chameleonsWeve had to adapt during uncertain times and, with more ofusworkingfromhomeatleastsomeofthetime, multifunctional spaces are here to stay. Hallways become offices, guest bedrooms become yoga rooms, attics change to hobby spaces. Paint becomes a way of creating micro rooms and demarcating areas to relax, make and create. Were moving with the times and reinventing the way we live while doing it. ReseneResene Palm Green Gold Dust A Nouveau direction Above: Painted floors are an easyand cheapway to add fashion-Above: One of the most famous artists of the Art Nouveau era, AlphonseArt Nouveau was a style of art and architecture thatforward colours to a neutral room. Wall in Resene Eighth Pearl Lusta with Muchas striking style sets the tone in this richly coloured lounge thanks toput Mother Nature up on a pedestal. Its only fittingpainted tile floor in Resene Tuscany, painted grout in Resene Raven Resene Wallpaper Collection HX4-027. Make a splash with this eye-catchingthat given nature is so high on the style agenda thatand door in Resene Felix. Cabinet in Resene Blank Canvas with doors in mural in a hallway or living area with walls in Resene Eighth Blanc, flooringArt Nouveau is making a resurgence. The style, whichResene Gold Coast and cane in Resene Double Dutch White, hook racks in Resene Colorwood Rock Salt, velvet furniture in hues inspired by Resenewasatitsheightbetween1890and1910intheand shelf in Resene Double Dutch White and lampshade in Resene Blank Palm Green and Resene Pirate Gold, plus select accessories in Resene GoldVictorian and Edwardian eras, is an ornate celebrationCanvas and Resene Double Dutch White. All other items stylists own.Dust metallic for a polished, gilded look. of nature. Think peacock feathers, curving whiplash Resene EighthReseneResene Above right: A Victorian-style Anaglypta design, Resene Wallpaperlines, ornate florals and vine and leaf line designs. ThePearl Lusta Blank Canvas FelixCollection RD06671, painted in a sea green such as Resene Maestro, is idealmovement, which predates Art Deco, was also a shiftAbove: Resene Tuscany, a dusty orange raw terracotta, isReseneReseneResene for below the dado line in a hallway or bathroom.awayfromindustrialisationandmanufacturinga colour we have seen plenty of recentlyand its notRaven Gold Coast Dutch Whitetowards craftsmanship.going anywhere anytime soon. Background in ReseneReseneResene Colorwood Resene Double Today, Art Nouveaus hand-drawn elements are aTuscany with painted grid in Resene Raven and A4Tuscany Rock Salt Dutch Whitecomfortingantidotetoourdigitisedworld,anddrawdown paint swatches in (from left to right) Resene botanical designs remind us of how beautiful planetFelix, Resene Gold Coast, Resene Dutch White, Resene Resene Resene Resene Earth is. Art Nouveau comes into the home with floralBlank Canvas, Resene Eighth Pearl Lusta, Resene Double Eighth Blanc Pirate Gold Maestro Dutch White and tray in Resene Double Dutch White.and ivy wallpapers (try Resene Wallpaper Collection RD06671, a textured pattern which can be painted inRight: Use a textured paint effect to give walls the look of your favourite Resene colour). For the wow factor tryEuropean natural building materials such as cob, a wall mural inspired by Art Nouveau artist Alphonsemudbrick or adobe. Its much easier to update if your Mucha with Resene Wallpaper Collection HX4-027.style or tastes change. Back wall in Resene Arrowroot TheArtNouveaucolourpaletteisdominatedbywith Resene FX Paint Effects medium coloured with Resene Eighth Resene Half Alabaster, skirting board in Resene Half Pearl Lusta whites and greens with black accents. Keep an eyeAlabaster, painted tiled floor in Resene Midwinter Mist out for lilac and mauve coming into the fold in thewith painted grout in Resene Stack, left wall, desk and styling Kate Alexander, Laura Lynn Johnston,future. The Arts and Crafts movement, which was at acoat rack in Resene Explorer, low vase in Resene French Vanessa Nouwenssimilar time to Art Nouveau and had some crossover,Grey, lamp in Resene Stack with stripes in Resene French images Bryce Carleton, Wendy Fenwick,Grey, lidded dish in Resene Explorer and picture frame in Melanie Jenkins is finding its way into dcor too. See our room inspiredResene Arrowroot.by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, a prominent force in the movement on page 30. A newfound love of crafttop tipand hobbies has been sparked with extra time spent at home. Wool company Perriam sold out of wool dueCrazy paving is popular in garden designs to create an to so many people trying knitting during lockdown.organic, rambling feeling. 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