Dopamine Decor: 15 Colourful Buys

Dopamine Decor

WORDS Jo Buitenbach


Banish the greys and beiges, because this season is all about turning your home into a kaleidoscope of crazy colour.

Dopamine dressing is all the rage right now. For those of you who missed the memo, this trend involves bedecking yourself in bright, colourful threads to boost your mood. It’s no surprise that it’s also spawned a happy offshoot in the interiors world with dopamine decor – otherwise known as festooning your home in a rainbow of vivid hues. Monochromatic naysayers take note: there is some science behind the idea. Dopamine, a neurotransmitter that is aptly nicknamed the “feel-good hormone”, increases when the brain is surrounded by certain colours, which is turn gives you an injection of much-needed joy. So surround yourself with your favourite marigolds, magentas and periwinkles, and let bright colours act as a bulletproof vest against the dreariness that life throws your way.

Dopamine Decor

Bedroom Eyes (2022; two sizes) by Olivié Keck

from R2 450 | latitudes.online

Dopamine Decor

Gilded wallpaper

R595/m2 | carasaven.com

Dopamine Decor

Pebble cushion cover in Brazil

from R590 | skinnylaminx.com

Dopamine Decor

Pillar candles by HAY

from R1 001 each | cremadesign.co.za

Dopamine Decor

Large planter in Drippin’ Yellow & Blue

R550 | humblejungle.co.za

Dopamine Decor

Pantone vase in Yellow 012

R989 | kear.co.za

Dopamine Decor

Pantone Pride espresso cup gift set

R2 185 | kear.co.za

Dopamine Decor

Sam Son chair by Magis

from R19 597 | cremadesign.co.za

Dopamine Decor

Cigarette high-gloss side table in Cachous and Candyapple

R5 199 | tonicdesign.co.za

Dopamine Decor

Rumpus holdall tote

R2 500 | missibaba.com

Dopamine Decor

Frida wallpaper

R595/m2 | carasaven.com

Dopamine Decor

Flaming Gos wallpaper

R595/m2 | carasaven.com

Dopamine Decor

Small egg sculpture by Danelle Heenop/dh.playprojects

R500 | brunch-shop.co.za

Dopamine Decore

Tube planter in Salmon, Cobalt Blue and Baby Blue

R6 900 | cameroncollective.co.za

Dopamine Decor

Polder sofa by Vitra

from R159 403 | cremadesign.co.za


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