Energy Shifts

Volume 16

The colours and themes of Haymes Paint’s Colour Library Vol. 16 encapsulates the effect the last two years have had on us all, as we leave uncertainty behind and move towards a new chapter of our lives. Reflecting the renewed energy instilled in our approach to life, they represent a sense of hope, appreciation and gratitude we all feel as we move forward. Today, we are all more determined to be true to ourselves and our values.


As a result, we are increasingly eager to evoke certain feelings in our homes – feelings that can take a number of directions.


This is the main driver behind the current trends and stories underpinning this year’s Energy Shifts colour forecast.


Light Play

The ‘new normal’ is here, and there is a fundamental and tangible energy shift rippling through us all. Our sense of curiosity is returning, bringing with it a newfound need for fun, experimentation and an ‘anything goes’ attitude. We can now do this by bringing this sense of vitality and energy into our homes – pushing the limits with colour in a way that is neither fussy nor contrived. Light Play offers just this: unexpected and playful colour combinations that showcase an experimental shift in colour and how to use it. This palette contrasts intense and fantastical shades with newer colours that balance light and shade, depth and intimacy, providing a ‘Yin and Yang’combination that reinvigorates the home.

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Read More About Energy Shifts

Our newest Colour Library, Vol 16. Energy Shifts is about a renewed sense of hope, appreciation, gratitude, and consideration for the past. Read More

Carefully Nurtured

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a strong push towards using colour as a tool to shift energy, influence our mood and shape our environments. Carefully Nurtured addresses the knowledge that colour can affect our mood and mindset by encouraging a holistic and healing approach to colour and interiors. As we move into a new era, many of us have found it helpful to transform our homes into nurturing sanctuaries where we can retreat from the outside world and rejuvenate. Carefully Nurtured offers colours specifically chosen to help heal, restore and reinvigorate our bodies and minds so we can return to the world and give back in a positive way.

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Live Wire

In order to embrace the past, present and future, we need to look for creative ways to capture what ‘has been’, and what lies ahead. Live Wire helps do just that, as we break down rules and reinvent old trends. The home suddenly becomes more about individuality and creativity, encouraging people to tell their own stories through colour and interior choices. Recycled furniture has new value as ‘handmade’ and ‘handcrafted’ are keepsakes and our nostalgia for simpler times comes to the fore. There is also a readiness to move forward and a greater sense of freedom as individualism becomes increasingly popular. The bold colours in this palette, combined with the use of pattern, define it as diverse and assured, demonstrating that what is right for one is not necessarily right for all.

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