Real home: Melbourne townhouse features layers of navy

From cobalt to teal, and the myriad shades in between, there’s no doubt that blue is having a moment. And this Melbourne renovation, carried out recently by interior designer Jessica Viscarde of Eclectic Creative, is further proof that a deep version of the hue is a dramatic yet tranquil option. “My clients, a young family, wanted to go with a calming and relatively neutral scheme but were open to introducing some hints of colour,” says Jessica who managed to convince them to take the plunge.