BORDEAUX FOR THE WALLS OF THE HOUSE: INTRODUCTION
Bordeaux, which bears the name of one of France’s most renowned wine regions in the world and possesses the same chromatic nuances as the wine of the same name, is distinguished by its elegance and enveloping character. In the rooms of the house, especially during the colder seasons, the color burgundy evokes a wonderful and cozy atmosphere. Find out how to best decorate your home with this velvety, warm shade and what colors best go with it.
THINGS TO KNOW
A decisive colour that shapes itself thanks to the amount of light, in the past associated with time-worn spaces and traditional furnishings, the colour burgundy now enters homes in a new and more contemporary guise to offer various palettes of combinations and interesting solutions. It is reinterpreted by combining it with pastel colors such as pink or light blue, but also with neutral nuances such as white and dove grey, creating balanced atmospheres that are never banal.
SLEEPING AREA: BORDEAUX WALLS
In addition, to furnish the bedroom there are many solutions with this shade. If you don’t want to paint the walls, in fact, you can play with the fabrics: from the pillows to the duvet, the lamps and the various decorations.
In this room thecombination of this color and brown is the master for a room with an essential but cozy style. A few elements are enough to furnish with care and leave nothing to chance.
LIVING ROOM: BORDEAUX WALLS
For a wrap-around living room, you may consider painting just one wall in this color.
In this design solution, colours in various shades of brown and beige have been chosen to give a touch of ethnic style, right up to the ochre colour of the sofa. The colour, in fact, of this wall is bright and lively, tending more towards red.
BURGUNDY FABRICS AND FURNITURE
You can also bring burgundy into the room with decorative pillows, blankets and curtains. Bordeaux furnishings thus become the focal point of the interior. Fabrics that particularly highlight this colour are velvet and brocade, but also coarser textures such as wool and cotton.
In addition, furniture in burgundy color becomes the focal point of the room. If you choose burgundy-colored furniture, it is important to maintain a certain color balance in the room: therefore, opt for a combination with decorative accessories in creamy and fresh tones. Polished brass or copper elements will then complete the fall look of the room.
One of the greatest fears is the choice of the right combinations with other colors in order not to risk finding yourself with dark and oppressive rooms.
Bordeaux is enhanced and gives pleasure to the environment when it is chosen in combination with:
- dove gray
- quartz pink
RGB AND RAL CODE
The burgundy color has the following RGBcode: 128, 0, 0.
The Ral code 4004 indicates the colour Purple Bordeaux and is part of the RAL Classic collection, category Gradations of Violet.
Closely related colors that can be a pleasant alternative are:
- grenade RGB code 123, 27, 2
- red brown RGB code 120, 31, 25
- carmine RGB code 150, 0, 24
- purple red RGB code 117, 21, 30
- ruby red RGB code 155, 17, 30
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