Dulux at the cutting edge of design trends at Houzz of 2018




This January, leading home renovation platform Houzz hosted its Houzz of 2018. The stylish five-storey home in the heart of London showcased the very latest in home design, with colours exclusively from Dulux Colour Futures 2018 in every room.

Dulux were also part of a packed programme of workshops and industry events. Keep reading to find out more about our Colour Workshops and Houzz of 2018.


Dulux Colour Workshop shares trends for 2018

With over 30 years of industry experience, Marianne Shillingford knows a thing or two about colour...

The Dulux expert joined the Houzz of 2018 programme in Soho this January to share her knowledge and skills in a workshop dedicated to colour and its power to transform the world around us.

In the hands-on, practical workshop, Marianne shared the secrets of successful colour scheming and visualisation using the latest physical and digital tools.


Everyone learned how to mix their own bespoke colours by hand and eye, and how to name them. They also had the opportunity to get their colour onto the Dulux colour chart!

"Such an interesting few hours... and then the paint mixing. That was a wake-up call!" - Kate McCutcheon, London

"It was such an inspiring day, we absolutely loved it." - Natalie Crawley, interior designer, London

Marianne also shared insights into the process of global colour trend forecasting for the interiors industry and revealed the palettes which will be most influential in 2018.

Attendees to the workshop also received Dulux professional colour samples and fan deck, and a Dulux Colour Wheel.

If you couldn't join this workshop, we are now offering two more of these sessions at the Dulux Academy.

  • Colour Futures P.M. 1pm-4:30pm - 26th April (Slough) and 17th July (Slough)
  • Colour Futures A.M. 9am-12:30pm - 26th April (Slough) and 17th July (Slough)

As a Select Decorator you can use your 75% discount to book your place at this invaluable workshop. Head to Dulux Academy and search for Colour Futures A.M. or P.M. in the "Course" dropdown menu.


Houzz of 2018 designed to inspire


This year's Houzz of 2018 was a stylish five-storey home, situated in London's Soho and designed to reflect all that's current in home design.

The exciting pop-up space was brought to life by Houzz, the world's leading home renovation and design platform. Designed from scratch, the townhouse was crammed full of inspiring details to give an unmissable snapshot of where interiors are heading in 2018.

What is Houzz?


Houzz is the leading platform for home renovation and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish - online or from a mobile device.

From decorating a small room to building a custom home and everything in between, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world.

With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community empowered by technology, Houzz is the easiest way for people to find inspiration, get advice, buy products and hire the professionals they need to help turn their ideas into reality.

Find out more about Houzz here

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