Are Metallics the New Neutral?
From chrome details to Midas-touch kitchen cabinetry, the metallic trend is everywhere. Metals in assorted patinas from rose gold to gunmetal possess the mercurial ability to mesh effortlessly with any color palette. Be it a subtle pastel and silver pairing or a bold, iconic gold-on-black statement, metallics bring a modern sophistication and chic elegance to any space. Could metallic be the new neutral? We think so. Keep scrolling to discover all the chameleon personalities of these super-cool hues.
Using reflective metals in a small space brings a bright sense of glamour and dimension. Hammered detailing lends texture and artful appeal.
This poised and softly elegant Paris interior is a masterclass in the art of understated glamour—a quality the French have in spades.
Mixed metals juxtaposed with quiet, organic marble and clean, architectural silhouettes have an edited yet charismatic voice.
Gilded wall coverings take on a surprisingly transitional voice when paired with quieter hues. Balance bold metallic with elegant creams to crisp whites to get the look.
Adding an embellished gold accent piece brings unexpected depth and texture to rich natural woods and masculine leathers. Paired with crisp whites and tonal hues, gold becomes subtle yet iconic.