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Color Revelations: The Alcove

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Create cozy atmospheres with darker and muted tones.

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For those who prefer subdued tones, mossy greens and dark reds will help introduce a bit of color into your workspace without having to steer too much into a color-saturated scheme. But don’t be mistaken, darker tones can still create cozy atmospheres and help establish a consistent background to brighten accents of colorful décor.

These earth tone palettes are also very flexible. You can easily pair up a brown palette with some natural stones and wood flooring to create a more upscale environment.

For the third installment of our “Color Revelations” series, we take a look at darker and moody shades of mossy green, burgundy, black, grey, and browns and how to incorporate them into your space, whether it be in an office, home, educational, or hospitality setting.

Where These Colors Work Best

Burgundy works well in environments that want to encourage gentility, structure, and heritage such as a doctor’s office or law firm. Darker earth tones evoke feelings of tranquillity, a very necessary emotion in a stressful office setting. Green promotes health and success, which works well for workspaces that want to attract the energy of money.

Find some inspiration below.

Showcased in the above image: BuzziPleat Edel in BuzziFelt Anthracite; BuzziSpot in Rough Dolphin.

Darker tones are a great alternative to light Scandinavian interiors.

Showcased in the above image: BuzziScreen Mix in BuzziFelt Printed Marble Absynth; BuzziSpot in Rough Dolphin.

The marble pattern in combination with dark green, grey, and black add a dramatic touch to the space.

Showcased in the above image: BuzziSpot in Rough Dolphin; BuzziBalance Small in Tonus 207.

Don’t forget to add some sparks of color. The red seating element truly is the crowning piece in this powerful combination.

Showcased in the above image: BuzziFalls Royal in Felt Anthracite; BuzziBalance Small in Tonus 207; BuzziSpot in Rough Dolphin.

Complement intricate patterns with more demure designs such as our acoustic seating poufs.

Showcased in the above image: BuzziSpot in Rough Dolphin; BuzziMilk Table in Ash Black Stained.

Dark, saturated colors form a cocoon of safety.

Showcased in the above image: BuzziMilk Table in Ash Black Stained; BuzziFalls Alhambra in Felt Anthracite.

Intricate patterns featured in dark tones help add some playful elements without going too over the top. Additionally, the textures from BuzziMilk and BuzziFalls can play a key role in the overall design of your space.

Add a pop of color now.

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