The winners of 34th Dulux Colour Awards were announced this morning, revealing an innovative and considered use of colour across Australian and New Zealand architecture and design.
Taking out the Single Residential Exterior Category was the impressive Casuarina House in northern NSW by Vokes & Peters. This breezy, relaxed coastal house is defined by its distinctive use of red painted timber battens, and light coloured bricks. Dulux Capsicum Red was selected for the exterior of the building to offset the light coloured brickwork, and to contrast with surrounding native foliage.
In awarding Perfect Storm, the judges noted, ‘The use of a single colour and finish, with the appearance of concrete, on all painted surfaces has a surprisingly warm