The colour brown is a serious, down-to-earth colour signifying stability, structure and support. In the meaning of colours, brown is the colour of material security and the accumulation of material possessions. Brown is the colour of physical comfort, simplicity and quality. In colour psychology, brown is honest, genuine and sincere. It relates to the hardworking, the industrious and the reliable. It is sensual, sensitive and warm, engulfing one in a feeling of calmness and comfort. The colour brown is associated with wholesome, natural and organic produce and anything related to the great outdoors, agriculture and farming.

Our favourite Brown DULUX range:


Dulux Maraschino Mocha 4 (90RR16/095), Dulux Chalk Blush 1 (60YR33/047), Dulux Oyster Cove 3 (90RR49/061)

Some browns can show a degree of sophistication and elegance, depending on the other colours associated with the brown. Brown creates a safe haven from the stresses of the outside world within which problems can be contemplated and solved. We would recommend using brown on natural materials like leather, wood, stone as the physical properties of the material support and enhance the natural beauty of the brown colour. Use softer shades of brown as Dulux Chalk Blush 1, Dulux Maraschino Mocha 4 or Dulux Oyster Cove 3 on your interior walls to add a touch of quality and comfort to your interior.