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An inky black feature wall adds a dramatic touch to the light-filled living room in this Waiata showhome, by Landmark Homes

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Part of the Resene Neutrals Collection, Resene Nero creates a near black contrast to Resene White Pointer in this showhome living room

An inky black feature wall adds a dramatic touch to the light-filled living room in this Waiata showhome, by Landmark Homes

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A feature interior wall in a strong colour can draw attention to the scale of a room, add drama, and offer varied backgrounds for furniture, drapery and artworks.

This spacious Pukekohe showhome – the Waiata by Landmark Homes – has two living zones, one with a high stud due to its gabled roof form. Stacker doors open this room to a large wooden deck.

With so much natural light flooding into the living, dining, kitchen zone, the designer opted for a feature wall in Resene Nero. This inky black yet easy-on-the-eye colour complements the soft tones of Resene Double White Pointer introduced on the walls and skirtings. Resene Quarter Rice Cake is used on doors and architraves while Resene Eighth White Pointer sets off the lofty ceilings.

The introduction of Resene Nero in the primary living room also helps bring the outside in, as this colour features on the home's external Linea Weatherboard too.

Surface selections are made easy with these colours as they were all chosen from the Resene Whites and Neutrals collection – a range where all the tones are designed to ideally complement each other.

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For more details on the Resene finishes available, visit a Resene ColorShop, or freephone 0800 RESENE (737 363). Or go to the website:www.resene.co.nz

First published date: 28 November 2016

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