Greige and Gold: Hot Color Combination

Greige and Gold: Hot Color Combination

Anna Hoffman
Feb 18, 2011

Pantone may be calling it a pink year, but to me the hot colors are neutrals, grays and creams and greiges of all varieties. Worried about being too subtle? See how a lot of designers are keeping things from getting dreary with a punch of gold.

Of course, gold often creates a sense of traditional luxury and glamor. But it is also effectively used in modern, neutral interiors as a way of providing a different texture without veering too far from the color palette.

Which neutral and gold combo is your favorite? Do you have a place in your home for gilt-y pleasure?

1 A dramatic gilt sunburst on a true greige, via, appropriately, Greige
2 Gilt bronze on greige in an Asli Tunca interior, via Desire to Inspire
3 Gold, mirrors, and gilt mirrors glam up a dreamy gray bedroom, via Apartment Therapy
4 Gilded antique mirror frames help keep Jacob Holm's home from feeling minimalistic, via Emma's Design Blog
5 A gilded picture frame and gold accents in a classic chandelier warm up a neutral kitchen, via A Perfect Gray

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