Brown is The New Statement Colour for 2024! - Colourtrend Paints

April 11, 2024 3 min read

Brown as the statement colour for 2024 introduces a refreshing and versatile shift in interior design trends. Brown, often regarded as a neutral, is taking centre stage, offering a departure from the usual dominance of strong greens or blues in recent years. This embrace of brown as a statement colour signifies a return to earthier and more grounding tones. Unlike the boldness of greens or blues, brown brings a subtler yet equally impactful depth to spaces. It's a hue that effortlessly infuses warmth and cosiness into interiors.


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Often relegated to a supporting role as a neutral backdrop, brown is now stepping into the limelight as the statement colour of the year. This shift marks a refreshing departure from the dominance of strong greens or blues that have prevailed in recent years, signalling a return to earthier and more grounding tones.

Brown's resurgence as a statement colour signifies a shift towards embracing warmth, comfort, and a connection to nature in our homes. Unlike the boldness of greens or blues, brown brings a subtler yet equally impactful depth to spaces, effortlessly infusing them with a sense of cosiness and tranquillity. Whether used as an accent or as the main colour scheme, brown has the power to transform any room into a welcoming sanctuary.

One of the most appealing aspects of brown is its versatility. From rich chocolate tones to warm caramel hues and soft, sandy shades, there's a brown palette to suit every taste and style. Pairing brown with other earthy tones like beige, tan, or cream creates a harmonious and balanced aesthetic that evokes a sense of serenity and understated elegance.


The Colour Palette



Bitter Chocolate: Like a decadent piece of dark chocolate, this hue brings depth and richness to any colour scheme. Its deep, intense shade adds a bold contrast, injecting drama and allure into your space. Whether used sparingly as an accent or as the focal point of a room, Bitter Chocolate commands attention and elevates the ambiance to new heights of indulgence.



Old Bone: As its name suggests, Old Bone exudes a sense of history and timelessness. it embodies a soft contemporary hue that effortlessly blends tradition with modernity. Its neutral brown tones provide a versatile backdrop for a wide range of décor styles, from classic to contemporary. Old Bone adds a subtle sophistication to any space, creating a serene and inviting atmosphere.



Spinifex: Picture the warm, sun-drenched hues of a sandy desert landscape. Spinifex is a warm khaki neutral that brings a sense of earthiness and vitality to your home. Its versatility shines through when paired with darker browns, greens, and blues, creating a harmonious and balanced palette inspired by nature. Whether used as a wall colour or as accents throughout the room, Spinifex infuses warmth and serenity into any space.



Pine Marten: Wild, wiry, and wry, Pine Marten is a hue with character and depth. As the richest of brown tones, it defies expectations as a statement neutral. Adding Pine Marten to your space brings a sense of adventure and sophistication while still maintaining a neutral palette. Its warm undertones create a cosy and inviting atmosphere, perfect for creating a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Travelling chest:Travelling Chest is a colour that transcends time and trend, offering a timeless elegance that never goes out of style. It works harmoniously with darker neutral whites, creating a luxurious and refined ambiance that is both intriguing and sophisticated.



Incorporating these captivating hues into your interior design allows you to express your unique personality and style while creating a space that is both inviting and inspiring. Whether you're drawn to the deep richness of Bitter Chocolate or the soft contemporary charm of Old Bone, each of these colours has the power to transform your home into a sanctuary of beauty and comfort.



Embrace the transformative power of colour with Colourtrend Paints. Our water-based, low VOC paints are designed to withstand all that family life has to throw at them. If you would like to find out more about our collection of brown paints or have any product queries, then we are here to help.

For more colour inspiration and advice, be sure to check out our blog, The Trend, and follow us on all our social channels @colourtrendpaints. Our team is here to assist you from Monday to Friday via our live chat feature on our website, email at, and across all our social channels. If you're looking for guidance on creating the perfect colour scheme for your home, explore our range of online colour consultation services.

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