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Colour & Design Trends for 2021 Paired with the Best Blinds for Autumn

Comfortable Colourways & Finest Blinds for Autumn / Winter

Colour & Design Trends for 2021 Paired with the Best Blinds for Autumn/Winter

With more time spent indoors due to the pandemic spreading throughout the world, people are feeling more and more restless with their home’s interior design. You just have to take a quick look at your Facebook or Insta newsfeed to see the streams of DIYers renovating at a massive rate. With Autumn coming to an end and Winter arriving in full force, the cool weather is forcing us even further indoors and out of our backyards. So, we thought we would provide you with some Autumn/ Winter inspired colour trends paired back with the best blinds for Autumn/ Winter to help you on your renovation journey to make your home both beautiful and comfortable.

The colour trends for Autumn/ Winter and 2021 are certainly reflecting the impact of COVID-19 with many comforting colourways derived from nature – warm browns and earthy tones in deep blues and rich greens  – providing a warm and serene sanctuary within your home. 

Alternatively, we are also witnessing a trend towards bright splashes of colour that will bring a smile to our faces. 

In terms of the best blinds for Autumn and Winter 2021, people will be looking towards more economic options such as day/night blinds and energy saving blinds. Combining the best window blinds options for Autumn & Winter with the comforting colourways of these seasons bringing new life and a sense of calm into your home in 2021.

Dulux Colour of the Year and Honeycomb Window Blinds Bringing Extra Warmth This Autumn & Winter

The colour specialists at Dulux have selected Brave Ground as their colour of the year. 

The team at Dulux states that Brave Ground is,

‘A bolstering shade that connects back to nature and the simple things. A warm, earthy tone, it creates a feeling of stability, growth and potential; and provides a firm foundation for change and creativity in your home.’

Dulux Colour of the Year and Honeycomb Window Blinds Bringing Extra Warmth This Autumn

A Brave Ground feature wall combined with Honeycomb Blinds in warm hues will create a beautiful foundation for any interior decorating, be it traditional or modern. Supplement this with the added benefits of Honeycomb blinds insulating properties and you have the perfect combination for your transition from Autumn through to Winter in 2021.

Window treatments are an essential way to achieve good thermal conditions especially in Australia’s climate where the temperature can vary 20 degrees Centigrade over a 24-hour period. Home owners are recommended to select the best blinds they can afford to obtain optimum thermal conditions. 

Honeycomb blinds fitted snugly within the window improves the insulation level by reducing the air leaks around the windows, making them one of the best window blinds for Autumn and Winter.

Honeycell Palma Translucent Honeycomb Blinds in Warm Hues

Honeycell Palma Translucent Honeycomb Blinds in Warm Hues

Pair Zebra Blinds with the Biggest Trend of 2021 – Earth Colours Taken From Nature

The biggest trend of 2021 is utilising a colour palette inspired by nature. As evidenced by Dulux’s colour of the year, comforting earthy hues will be popular this Autumn and Winter when choosing a colour for feature walls, tiles, statement furniture and home decor pieces. 

This Autumn and Winter, we will witness a trend towards rich blues and deep greens. Pair back this season’s nature inspired colour palette with Zebra Blinds in complimentary earthy tones to make a bold statement in your home. Combine this with the ability these blinds have in providing privacy while still allowing you to make the most out of the daylight hours is why Zebra blinds are the perfect Autumn and Winter blinds.

Zebra blinds have the same ease as Roller Blinds, however, the cleverly designed Zebra Blinds use horizontal striped fabric with alternating translucent, block out or sheer stripes to create a day/ night blind in one product. Unlike the standard Roller Blinds, you do not need to raise the blind fully to let the light to flood into your room. Alternatively standard Roller Blinds can sometimes give you the sense that you are letting the cool Autumn and Winter air seep through.

Pair Zebra Blinds with the Biggest Trend of 2021 - Blue Earth Colours Taken From Nature
Pair Zebra Blinds with the Biggest Trend of 2021 - Green Earth Colours Taken From Nature

Pantone’s colour of the year and Dual Roller Blinds to Illuminate Your Home this Autumn

The Pantone Color Institute announced that PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating were the colour(s) of the year for 2021. Combine these with Dual Roller blinds and your home will make the most of the daylight hours and bring light and joy to your abode this Autumn and Winter.

Pantone Colour of the year ultimate grey and illuminating yellow

2021 is only the second time two colours have been selected for colour of the year.

The Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, commented on the selection of two colours for 2021, stating,

‘The selection of two independent colors highlight how different elements come together to express a message of strength and hopefulness that is both enduring and uplifting, conveying the idea that it’s not about one colour or one person, it’s about more than one. The union of an enduring Ultimate Gray with the vibrant yellow Illuminating expresses a message of positivity supported by fortitude.

Sounds like a pretty good reason to choose two colours – especially when we are all looking for a bit of positivity and support during these tough times!

The serenity of the grey and the vibrance of the illuminating yellow, combined with Dual Roller Blinds are an incredible way to enhance your room.

Dual roller blinds are the best blinds to give you ultimate control when it comes to lighting, privacy and insulation. Dual Roller Blinds transform alongside your space during all hours of the day and night. With dual roller blinds, you get the best of both worlds – two materials of your choosing are constructed on conjoined brackets giving you the option of two different blinds. This means there are endless possibilities with our extensive range of fabrics to give you an edge in adjusting your space to your daily lifestyle.

Dual Roller Blinds are usually made with a blockout and a screen material for example. This allows you to enjoy the Autumn light while protecting your view during the day, and give your family privacy and insulation from the cool autumn nights.

Qube Block Out Roller Blinds in Grey Hues – can be used in your Dual Roller Blinds to perfectly compliment Pantone’s Colour of the Year

View Qube Roller Blinds here

Qube Block Out Roller Blinds in Grey Hue fabrics

Nazca Screen Roller Blinds in Grey Hues – can be used in your Dual Roller Blinds to perfectly compliment Pantone’s Colour of the Year

View Naza Roller Blinds here.

Naza Screen Roller Blinds in Grey Hue Fabrics

For more great Autumn and Winter blinds, check out our huge range of Australian Custom made interior blinds here or contact us to speak with one of our experts on

1800 085 385.

Match your Blinds with your Walls - The Dulux Colour Forecast 2021 Perfect Matches

Match your Blinds with your Walls – The Dulux Colour Forecast 2021 Perfect Matches!

Dulux have introduced 3 new soothing colour palettes that will redefine your home’s interior in 2021. With the current climate, the lines are being blurred between work and home and updating your interior to bring new life and flexibility into your home is a must. Combine fresh newly painted walls with a stunning set of blinds and your home/office will look and feel brand new.

New Orora FR Fabric Collection

The Orora FR Collection will enhance any interior space with soft shading capabilities, woven texture and a colour range that perfectly compliments the Dulux 2021 Colour Forecast.

The Orora FR range is certified for low chemical emissions, gaining Greenguard accreditation using the latest in eco-aware technology. It is PVC free and flame retardant. 

The new Orora FR fabric is available in Roller Blinds, Venetian Blinds, Roman Blinds, Vertical Blinds and Panel Blinds.

Take a look below for some inspirational pairings from Blinds on the Net’s new Orora FR fabric collection and Dulux’s Colour forecast for 2021.

Dulux Retreat + Orora FR in Frost & Wild Rice

Combine the neutral grey tones of Diffused Grey with Whisper White and our new Orora FR in Frost to create a soft and contemporary look.

The Five Finger Peninsula with Whisper White can be a striking pair with the Orora Fr in Wild Rice.

Dulux Nourish + Orora FR in Osprey & Biscotti

Nourish your soul and draw on nature with a stunning combination of the Dulux Nourish range in Olive Blend and Tuft alongside the Orora FR in Osprey.

If you are looking for a colour palette that allows flexibility, you can’t go past Warm Neutral and White Exchange Half with Orora FR in Biscotti.

Dulux Reset + Orora FR in Steel & Pearl

If you are looking for something a little more adventurous, you could try the Reset colour palette in Treeless and Light Ceramic and combine it with the Orora FR in Steel

Dulux Snowy Mountains Half is a neutral white perfect to scheme with Light Ceramic and the Orora FR in Pearl

Need help with choosing the best blinds to suit your new wall colour, talk with an expert 1300 852 912.