Colour Material Trend

Colour in Context: Burnt Sienna

Colour of the day: Burnt Sienna
Simple description: a dark, deep orange (brown)

Notes for usage: Radiating warmth Burnt Sienna works well from dusk till dawn. Originally derived from earth pigments containing iron and manganese oxide, it is named after the Italian city of Siena, which has a rich history of producing clay colours. With a Renaissance natural colourants and a growing appetite for warmer hues, expect to see shades of earthy tones rise in popularity in the years to come. It’s visually stabilising qualities make Burnt Sienna suitable as an architectural colour on a large scale. Mixed with white, you can achieve beautifully sophisticated pastel shades. For surface design, consider juxtaposing matte and polished finishes to add interest to its naturally rustic appearance.