Neo-mint will dominate in 2020

Neo-Mint will be trending in 2020
From runway to hallway, fashion and interior design trends have long since been intertwined, and as our digital age has grown, so has the speed of congruence between the two industries.

If you follow the runway shows, then you are aware there’s a new big trend: Pastels used as the new Neutrals.

Neo-Mint will be trending in 2020
Marjan Sies

The hottest new “it” color is Neo-Mint. From a fashion perspective, Mint embodies the drive towards tones that have a gender-neutral appeal.

Neo-Mint
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The color was first picked out by the trend forecasters WGSN for the year 2020 after carrying out extensive research on street fashion, sales of online retailers, current affairs and social media.

How will we use Neo-Mint?

Neo-Mint will be trending in 2020

Will Neo-mint as a neutral in fashion translate over to interiors? It possibly could. Colors opposite on the color wheel always pop when placed together.

Neo-Mint will be trending in 2020
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Mint green could be a great way for designers to transition away from the typical Modern farmhouse and Coastal styled interiors.

Neo-Mint will be trending in 2020
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Soft, washed pastels like mint greens and sandy pinks will totally re-imagine simple modern interiors.

Neo-Mint will be trending in 2020
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If a big decor commitment isn’t really your thing, no problem! Try a removable wallpaper.

Neo-Mint will be trending in 2020

Neo-Mint would definitely work as an accent color on a Key West-style home with Bahama shutters but, here it works on a contemporary home exterior.

Only time will tell if this color prediction will come true. The good news if you have a while to decide how you’d like to use it. I’m sure I’ll pick up an accessory or two.

Micro Trend: The Ribbed Surface

Micro Trend: The Ribbed Surface
The trick to decorating with trends is twofold. First, use them sparsely and focus on the ones you see yourself adopting for a long time. Second, look ahead to the trends that are on their way up, as opposed to the ones that are dwindling—and your decor will feel fresh longer.

According to trend hunters, the next upcoming micro trend in interior design is  the ribbed surface. We are drawn to this design trend for its three-dimensional quality and its ability to add texture to a surface. Continue readingMicro Trend: The Ribbed Surface

Clark+Kensington Color of the Year 2019

Ace COTY 2019 |  Pineapple Cream Granita
Here’s a first, Ace Hardware invited neighbors across America to mix their very own paint color and enter for a chance to be the 2019 Color of the Year.

During Ace’s Neighborhood Paint Party in March, consumers were encouraged to hand mix, create and name their own paint color for a chance to be entered into Ace’s Color of the Year Contest. Submissions were judged by a panel of Ace color experts who selected 25 finalists, with consumers leading the ultimate decision process as over 35,000 fans voted for their favorite color on Ace’s social media channels. The winning Clark+Kensington color, Pineapple Cream Granita, was created by Francine C., of New Jersey at her local Ace, Costello’s Ace Hardware of Lincoln Park, NJ.

Ace COTY 2019 |  Pineapple Cream Granita

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