Shades of green were trending in interiors even before Emerald’s 2013 designation as Pantone color of the year, but lately it seems that saturated jewel tones have yielded the stage to a dustier hue. We’re calling it army green, but there’s nothing martial about the spaces where it seems to look best. This color loves a spare and classic space, where its soft voice is easily heard.
It’s no mistake that army green is a predominate color in camouflage — it blends seamlessly with the natural world. In this bedroom the painted wall is the perfect backdrop for the organic textures and other natural elements:
The addition of black accents to the white tile and green cabinetry makes this kitchen decidedly chic.
This monochromatic still life is made perfect by the addition of the angular army-green lamp.
We’d like to join this cactus in saluting the chairs’ perfect shade of green:
Another beautifully rendered black, white, wood and green space:
This bathroom shows the glamorous side of army green.
Inspired to paint your walls green? Here are some options from Benjamin Moore that might be worth a try:
Love the color, but don’t want it on your walls? Here are other ways to bring army green home:
What do you think, is this a color you would use in your home? Do you already? We’re both pondering some options . . . .
Have a great week!