In what is one of the cleverer collaborations of 2019, Aussie design industry powerhouses Laminex and Dulux have joined forces to make your next renovation a seamless one. The design partnership has launched a palette of 42 paired colourways, making it easier than ever to match your paint with your cabinetry.
“Laminex and Dulux are both industry-leading brands in colour and décor. In fact, Laminex laminates and Dulux paints are specified together more often than not. Brilliant in its simplicity, it just made sense for us to bring them together as seamlessly as possible,” says Laminex general manager of marketing, Sacha Leagh-Murray.
To start with, Laminex did a thorough assessment of its range and came up with a list of its most popular colours. There are 42 shades in total, and each of them have been paired with a Dulux paint colour, taking the guesswork out for you. “All of the validation work has been done, so you can specify your preferred colours and be sure they’ll work beautifully together,” says Sacha.
Unsurprisingly, due to their popularity, there’s a plethora of white in the mix, as well as a host of other neutrals. “Australians love white and Laminex is known for its extensive range of whites, as is Dulux, so it was a key colour to get right,” says Sacha. For instance, one of Australia’s most popular shades of white paint, Dulux ‘Hog Bristle,’ has been paired with one of Laminex’s newest decors, ‘French Cream.’
Other notable couplings include the soft taupe shade Laminex ‘Seed’ which has been paired with Dulux ‘Still.’ There’s also a soft green, Laminex ‘Spinifex,’ which matches back with Dulux ‘Coalition,’ and a deep grey, Laminex ‘Stormcloud,’ which has been paired with Dulux ‘Western Myall.’
For colour lovers, there’s plenty of accent and bright colours to choose from too, including a bright orange, rose pink, cobalt blue and fiery red.
Photography: Lillie Thompson | Art direction: Bek Sheppard