Does any colour palette speak more of nature than shades of green & tonal brown? Foliage green and rich earth accents remind us of walks deep in the forest and spending peaceful time in landscaped gardens. This connection with the outdoors makes the palette a soothing choice for decorating modern interiors too. In exploration of this revitalising combo, we’re featuring two homes with contemporary room designs that still remind us of our natural roots. Take a stroll through green, brown and wood tone living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms that are designed to settle your soul with mother nature’s most loved shades, without ever leaving the confines of home.
Located in Minsk, Belarus, the open plan living space of this 113 square metre apartment is characterised by golden brown accents over a linear
Forest green paintwork shades the walls of the lounge, where panel moulding provides definition around the TV wall.
Above the wooden kitchen base units, a matching timber panel provides a backdrop for
Wood chevron flooring is replaced by hard wearing tile in the home entryway, making it a practical spot to kick off muddy boots after being in the real outdoors.
Slate grey and natural wood grain join together to create a sophisticated bedroom scheme.
Narrow wooden cabinets make clever use of a leftover niche by the cistern wall.
The green and brown interior palette gives an interesting take on a
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Custom made bunk beds furnish the second kids’ bedroom, painted in a saturated matte green finish.
Brown and slate scatter cushions accessorise the bunks.
Green shelves slot into a white volume cabinets by the desk.
A pacman shelf chomps at the window wall.
Light green bathroom tiles make a minty fresh stripe around the bathroom, lit softly by a spherical
A granite inlay wraps the wet wall around a matching granite clad
Our second tour takes place at a home located in Moscow, Russia. Frosty green sofa upholstery gains warmth from brown accent cushions, and tonal shading from grey pillows and a throw. One wooden
Sage green paintwork smooths the TV wall with a restful hue.
Black lighting, black tables, and black appliances create a cohesive dark thread through the open plan that draws attention to zoning.
Slatted panels push pattern through a wood clad wall.
Beige dining chairs pull lighter tones from the wooden kitchen base units.
Striking and original geometric floor pattern fades from dark green through to mint, white and wood tone to encompass all elements of the room palette.
A wooden headboard panel expends the grandeur of a modern
Patterned panels give the room a cosy feel.
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The room divider between the kids’ beds is fitted with bookshelves for bedtime reads and favourite toys.
Perforated wooden doors define a corner closet, extending the dotty aesthetic of a neighbouring climbing wall.
The kids’s indoor activities don’t just stop at a climbing wall, but unfold as a full gym wall with climbing rungs and rope, gymnastic rings and monkey bars. Crash mats keep everyone safe from injury below.
A child’s table and pair of
Brown and beige tiling makes a mellow match in the bathroom.
Vertical tiles encase the
Narrow wooden shelves accentuate the vertical arrangement of the bathroom wall tiles, and exaggerate the height of the tall ceiling.
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