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Planilaque Palette and its Moods

October 03, 2022

SGG Planilaque is a range of lacquered glass designed to breathe life into interior spaces with its gloss and vibrance. Inducing brilliance and freshness, this range introduces contemporary trends to evoke innovation and creativity, not only from spaces but from occupants of the spaces as well. Let us look at the different Planilaque colour palettes and the moods they create through their usage.

Cocoon, Wellbeing and Simplicity - The Warmth of Care and Earthy Tones

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A colour scheme that mimics the soothing, natural tones of the earth is offered by a family of warm neutrals that includes warm whites, ivory, beige, and deep browns. A combination of this colour palette helps in creating timeless spaces of warmth and comfort that inspire and endure. Brown can do wonders in large rooms to harmonize the contemporary and classic with its natural colour and comforting essence. Wall accents and paneling of Choco brown and extra white or grey can create a warm and cozy ambiance that is perfect for a living area. Additionally, it can be accentuated by using tinted mirrors on the wall of the same palette to liven up the space.

Dolce Vita Relaxed Lifestyle - Delicate Scandinavian Shades with an Urban Style

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The colours available in this colour palette are Ivory, Mint green, Solar Yellow and Almond Green. These half-tones offer a soft wash of colour and are influenced by the understated Scandinavian hues and the glitz of La Dolce Vita. The brilliance, depth, and sophistication of glass contrast with the delicate, subtle colours. These semitones can be used sparingly as wall accents and as glass partitions between the living and dining areas, in combination with both darker (brown, black) as well as lighter tones (white, off-white) to achieve a sober and relaxed mood in the living space.

Lounge, a Touch of Elegance - Colours of Sophistication

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This colour palette comprises intense blues and deep velvety reds with colours like Opera Red, Casis Purple, Calm Sky, and Olive Green. These deep hues are symbolic of sophistication and give any space a serene, subtle air of elegance. These are shades that can give any space a sophisticated, theatrical character. Royal blue and opera red glass can be used for wall accents especially in entertainment dens or formal living rooms. Darker shades of glass such as royal blue as primary colours can be paired with olive green and used for the kitchen, playroom, etc.

Metallics, Dignity in Shine - Royal and Bold Designs with Grandeur

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This Planilaque colour palette is inspired by the smooth and shiny finish of everyday objects. Metallics are considered to be the regal colours of majesty. The colours available in this palette Argent Metallise, Vert Onyx, Metallise Champagne impart a subtle yet strong effect to spaces. These shades are perfect for a Baroque style interior theme and also blend well with Neoclassical palettes.

Pastel subtle comforts - The power of simplicity with a blend of luxury

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The colours available in this colour palette are Sky Blue, Aquamarine, Lemon Yellow, and Petal Pink. The delicate tones of this palette evoke sentiments of pleasant warmth and good cheer while still being lively and not overpowering. Aesthetically pleasing, they evoke a sense of cheerfulness. Various combinations of this colour palette can be extensively used in kid’s playrooms, informal living areas, dining areas, and even bedrooms. As patterned colourful glass partitions and as kitchen backsplashes, these colours blend simplicity with playfulness.

Pop - High-Impact Shades - Bringing Spaces Alive

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A palette of unadulterated hues that give life fresh energy include Flame Red, Fusion Orange, Aqua Blue, Pista Green, and Atoll Blue. Spaces get depth and personality via the use of vibrant reds, lively greens, and unusual raspberries. These striking, mood-enhancing hues give one's interiors a distinctive touch. These high-impact shades are also best used in combination with subtle neutrals or monochrome colours for accent walls, wardrobe shutters/partitions, kitchen backsplashes, etc.

Urban graphic design - Dare to Make a Modern Statement

This colour scheme of deep black, pristine white, and grey is inspired by the cold mineral hues of stones and metals and has a clean, recognisable aesthetic. Crafting a décor is all about going back to the classics – a daringly modern statement that embraces its urban roots. This colour palette is for people who prefer minimalism to the core and want to create a zen-like somber atmosphere in any living space.

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Shiza Christie is an Architect - and Urban Designer, an observer of the phenomenon of time, and forever enchanted by the power of words. These days she spends her time deliberating on urban complexities, its constituents, and placemaking.