Every year AkzoNobel brings together a panel of international experts from various disciplines of design to develop ColourFutures, the brand’s industry-acclaimed trend analysis and forecast.
AkzoNobel‘s Global Aesthetic Center, and its panel of international experts found a strong overarching trend of consumers wanting to transform their homes into spaces of retreat from the outside world.
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Sandstone Tint (441-2DB) is Dutch Boy Paints’ Color of the Year for 2018 (COTY). This warmer neutral emerges as the leading color from a four-trend color story that draws inspiration from current cultural happenings such as travel, diversity, technology and home decor. Continue reading “Dutch Boy Paints’ Color of the Year 2018”
Sherwin-Williams has just revealed Oceanside, a rich, bluish-green jeweled toned hue, as its 2018 Color of the Year (COTY).
Oceanside, SW 6496 is a fun, lively choice for Sherwin-Williams which had picked two neutrals in previous years; Poised Taupe in 2017 and Alabaster in 2016. It’s described as “a complex, deep color that offers a sense of the familiar with a hint of the unknown, [that] bridges together a harmonious balance of blues and greens that can be found in what’s old and new.” Continue reading “Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2018: Oceanside”
Compared to my previous two posts about 2018 color trends at featured palettes, this post features a named color. PPG Paints Voices of Color names Black Flame as their pick for 2018 Color of the Year (COTY).
PPG Paints believes a new neutral will take the lead in 2018. According to PPG, Black Flame reflects a new design mentality that mimics consumers’ growing yearning for protection, strength and stability to feel safe during uncertain times. Continue reading “Pittsburgh Paints Color of the Year 2018”