Pantone Color Institute has unveiled its annual trend forecast for interiors for the coming year. There are nine palettes in the PANTONE VIEW home + interiors 2016 – Innovation and Impact
, a color forecast highlighting trends for the home and interiors marketplace
Natural Forms: Shades that are plumbed from natural sources such as warm rosy clay and sheepskin beige.
Dichotomy: Opposites do and can attract as silver metallic, sunny yellow and bright cobalt blue combine with calmer versions of the hues.
Ephemera: Pastel-focused, the palette blends delicate shades of wan blue, pale peach and tender yellow.
Lineage: A palette where shades of navy, black, tan and regimental green co-mingle with touches of brighter colors.
Soft Focus: Reveals subtle and/or muted colors, sometimes “smoky” – always versatile.
Merriment: A range of joyful shades, including vibrant greens and yellows contrasted with pinks and oranges.
Bijoux: A palette full of drama and intensity across many jewel tones
Footloose: Capricious color combinations with vacation-destination blues and blue-greens create a palette for simply enjoying the freedom of life and the outdoors.
Mixed Bag: An assortment of eclectic patterns and prints with exciting and unique colors like pirate black and mandarin red as well as violet and florid orange.
“As media continue to move toward more evocative, imaginative and innovative uses of color to woo consumers, unexpected color stories are emerging,” –Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.
To purchase the PANTONEVIEW home + interiors 2016 inspiration book click HERE or you can purchase the color swatches HERE.
If you are looking for the PANTONE color palettes, they were removed December 18, 2015.