The piece was designed with the Arts and Crafts movement in mind with various layers building up the pattern with intricacy and interest. It is a flat mural, no 3D elements and painted in matt paint, of which the colours were specifically mixed for the design. The colour palette derived from the original carpet on the stairs so the piece would sit well in the space. A muted yet warm palette was desired. Alternative colour schemes for the piece were explored and are shown below. These colour palettes demonstrate a contrasting appearance and feel to the piece whilst keeping the same design.