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The best coral interiors: Waterfront Nikis apartment by Stamatios Giannikis

Five interiors that make use of Pantone's colour of the year Living Coral

Living Coral is the colour of 2019, according to Pantone. Here's a look at five contemporary interiors that have already put the striking shade to good use.

The best coral interiors: Waterfront Nikis apartment by Stamatios Giannikis

Waterfront Nikis Apartment, Greece, by Stamatios Giannikis

Architect Stamatios Giannikis used three colours to define different living areas of this Grecian home, but coral pink was the one he chose for spaces boasting views of the Mediterranean Sea. The colour is applied generously across walls, doors and wind frames.

"The use of bold colour is done in an effort to complement and strengthen the power of the sea view, not to suppress it," he explained.

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The best coral interiors: Apartment in Born by Colombo and Serboli Architecture

Apartment in Born, Spain, by Colombo and Serboli Architecture

Colombo and Serboli Architecture applied different shades of pink in their revamp of this Barcelona flat, but chose coral for an arched volume that dominates the kitchen and living area.

This volume, which contains a guest bathroom, makes a strong impression against the paler shades.

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The best coral interiors: Suburban Canny by Tribe Studio

Suburban Canny, Australia, by Tribe Studio

Tribe Studio added an entirely coral-pink bathroom within this Sydney home. The shade was applied to its tiled walls, under-sink storage cabinet, and mirror frame.

The effect makes even white objects in the room look coloured.

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The best coral interiors: Hidden Tints apartment by Note Design Studio

Hidden Tints apartment, Sweden, by Note Design Studio

A coral armchair and storage closet stand out inside this renovated 19th-century apartment in Stockholm, where Note Design Studio swapped the typically restrained Scandinavian colour palette for bright pastel hues.

It creates a punchy impression alongside the other colours chosen for the interior, which include sage green and pale yellow.

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The best coral interiors: Breadway bakery by Lera Brumina and Artem Trigubchak

Breadway bakery, Ukraine, by Lera Brumina and Artem Trigubchak

Coral bench seats, chandeliers, and counters feature in this Ukranian bakery, which designers Lera Brumina and Artem Trigubchak decked out in various shades of pink to enhance the "warm colour of bread".

Contrast is offered by the wall surfaces, which feature pale cobalt blue and reflective gold.

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