Polka dots are synonymous with fun. And with polka dots appearing on the runways by just about every notable fashion designer, it’s time to bring couture into your interior scheme by using geometric paint patterns to mimic the design.
Contemporary yet deliciously retro, the polka dot pattern works throughout the home with contrasting or complementary shades
Alternatively, adopt the playful nature of the design, and create imperfect alternatives to the traditional pattern by painting freehand spots. Using metallic shades to create these shapes will add an additional layer of fun.
“One great way to add character to a space is with a textured or metallic emulsion. Rather than paint an entire wall, why not stencil metallic or textured paint in circles on to a monochromatic base to add areas of drama and interest.” Judy Smith, Crown Colour Consultant
All paints shown are from Crown Paints.
Left to right:
City Break, Matt Emulsion, from £14 for 2.5l.
Millionaire, Metallic Emulsion, from £19 for 1.25l.
Pashmina, Matt Emulsion, from £14 for 2.5l.
Striking, Metallic Emulsion, from £19 for 1.25l.