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The Kouamo Blog

Glorious Greenery

Greenery Pantone Color palette 2017

For 2017 Pantone has selected Greenery ‘a refreshing and revitalising shade, symbolic of new beginnings’ as their chosen colour. We love this fresh yellow-green shade, tones of which are featured in our designs. It brings to mind new shoots unfurling in the lush Cameroonian landscape, an inspiration for our Bangou Collection.

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Four F’s for a Festive Home

Debi Treloar for Selina Lake's 'Winter Living'

Wherever you live or whatever your beliefs, chances are that the winter months will be celebrated or marked in some way. We love the mixture of traditions which have touched our lives and the hotchpotch of festive objects we have gathered for our home over the years. For us Christmas is about comfort, celebration and personal touches. We’re happy to put aside the idea of ‘perfect styling’ and to opt for simple, effortless ideas so we can spend quality time with the ones we love.

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Autumn Styling with Denim Drift

Denim Drift Dulux Colour Futures

This Autumn the world of interiors is awash with Denim Drift, Dulux’s official colour for 2017. At Kouamo we love this calming smoky blue shade, which blends beautifully with deeper indigo, contrasts with crisp white and tones with warm gold, copper, walnut and rosewood. Here are our picks for beautiful interior accessories to style a room featuring Denim Drift.

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Love Nest Styling

Vinales Pink shoot

As much as we love to travel at Kouamo - we believe that home is truly where the heart is. Especially so on Valentine’s day, when we prefer to avoid the crowded restaurants and create a love nest at home instead.  For us romance is in the detail - soft natural textures, warm lighting, relaxed intimacy, sensual colour and fragrance. Check out our styling tips to create the perfect Love Nest...  

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New Trends: Transporting You into a Colourful 2016

Spring summer 2016 Pantone colour palette

Colour is such an important part of Kouamo life. We love to start the new year reflecting on colours from our travels and thinking ahead to new designs and future trends.

For Spring 2016 the colour experts at Pantone predict ‘A Transporting and Transformative Canvas’ of colours which will ‘transport us to a happier, sunnier place.’ Paying homage...

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