9 Names to Add to Your Colour Repertoire

Inspired by the flower of the Amaranth plant, this everlasting colour is similar to magenta but with a bit of a reddish tone. The word itself comes from the greek word Amarantus meaning “the never fading flower”. Sounds powerful. #E52B50

The term was originally a French vernacular name for the popular wild poppy flower. This colour is distinguished by being bright red and orange at the same time. So very naturally loud. #FF3800

More visible than white, this ivory colour has a light touch of yellow. Peaceful, warm, and visible! #FE6CC

This deep red is a dye commonly used on traditional Finnish wooden cottages and barns. The pigment was originated from copper mines in Falun, Sweden. Very brick like! #801818

This dull-orange colour is one of our favourites. It derives from the Latin Fulvus, which literally means “Yellow”. Looks like butterscotch, yum! #E48400

From the Latin Glaucous, meaning “bluish-grey or green”. It refers to that powder on the surface of leaves, stems, and fruits (the one you can rub off). We are big fans of this new neutral! #6082B6

This fire-like colour is as strong as a Japanese Emperor. It also happens to be one of our favourite childhood games! #FFC40C

That rich brown colour with copper undertones we all like on our furniture lately? That’s Wenge. Wenge is also known as “Espresso brown”, even though it looks a little more “Latte” to us.  #645452

Named after an ancient city of Xanadu in China, this green-gray colour is inspired by the leaves of a plant known as the Philodendron. How restful! #738678

Get colour savvy by adding these terminologies to your colour repertoire.


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