After sifting through a record-breaking 256 entries, the 2016 Dulux Colour Awards finalists have been announced and the talented list is 80 deep.
Finalist Glenlyon by Louise Walsh
The annual award, which celebrates 30 years this year, recognises the most creative use of colour across nine categories and invites entries from across Australia and New Zealand.
Finalist Beech Hill by Design.spec Ltd
“We were thrilled to see entries pushing the boundaries of colour application and incorporating both futuristic and retrospective elements,” says Andrea Lucena-Orr Dulux Colour planning and communication manager.
Finalist OGRADY by Justin Mallia
“Residential exteriors were dominated by whites, neutrals and earthy tones whilst application created interest through multi-layered textures,” says Andrea.
Finalist Noble Hughes residence by David Boyle Architect
“Pastels and soft tones were popular throughout the residential interior categories, with accents of vibrant colour applied to doors, ceilings and cornices,” says Andrea.
Finalist Koot House by Doherty Design Studio
Winners of the 2016 awards will be announced at a gala event in Melbourne on April 28 this year.
Check out the rest of the finalists here.