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Home Workspaces Paint Colours

Inspiration & Tips

Nowadays our homes are certainly the workhorses of our lives – treat your at-home workspaces to the renewing colours they deserve.

Setting Up for Success

Picking the right paint colour for your home office, remote learning or homework area, studio or crafting space is just as important as fitting it out with the right furniture, lighting, storage and technology. Wall paint colours help boost productivity, creativity and focus to get the work done.

Choosing Paint Colours for Home Workspaces

Green creates a serene, soothing atmosphere, which can relieve stress. It is also traditionally associated with money and ambition, making it a good paint colour for a home office.

Red may not be the best paint colour for a work-from-home space as it raises heart and respiratory rates. Blue, on the other hand, is calming, lowering the pulse rate while increasing productivity – a perfect paint colour for a home office or kids’ homework area.

Dulux 2021 Colour Inspiration Workspace 1


Peach, coral and soft violet are thought to promote concentration and creativity - best paint colours for a studio, craft room or workshop. 

Dulux 2021 Colour Inspiration Workspace 2

Light brown and warm grey deliver a feeling of calm and serenity, a top paint colour for where you need to keep focussed.

Dulux 2021 Colour Inspiration Workspace 2

But how do you paint your home office when you need to be back working in it the next day?

Our Dulux Lifemaster premium quality, virtually odourless, no-VOC* formula with EZ Clean surface protector means better indoor air quality – most rooms can be painted and worked in on the same day!

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