Dunn-Edwards Corp. has announced its 2023 Color + Design Trends, a collection of four distinct color palettes — Live in Joy, Liberated Nomad, Well Intentions, and Life in Poetry — that blend elements of the past, present and future. These “cocoons of escape” transport us to a place where everything is blended and time is irrelevant. Continue reading “Dunn-Edwards 2023 Color + Design Is Here”
As the world moves back to speed mode, contradictory feelings are emerging; we desperately want to enjoy life and freedom once again, but, at the same time, we feel the need to protect and preserve that ‘suspended’ space we experienced during the pandemic. Yet, this uncomfortable duality we are experiencing right now is a new feeling that has the power to become a wake-up call to new activism, unforeseen opportunities and unexpected ideas.
The PANTONEVIEW Home + Interiors 2023 color planner speaks to this new design vision, one that is simultaneously anchored by what we want to keep and foster and by what we want to invent, create and experiment with. Releases every year by Pantone, this collection features key color directives, suggested color harmonies plus material and product application for the home and furnishings market.
Fashion isn’t the only industry affected by rapidly changing consumer taste. Which is why I scour the trade shows, publications and the internet for insight, updates and forecasts to inform you of color trends and styles for the home.
The authority on all things color recently released a taste of their PANTONEVIEW Home + Interiors Guide for 2019, and among the 72 forecasted hues is a quintet of culinary-inspired shades. Continue reading “PANTONE Colors That Will Be Trending in 2019”
AkzoNobel revealed their 2016 Color of the Year with 4 design trends.
Gold and gold tones are being used everywhere in the design world. It is a recurring color and material at trade shows and in graphic design as well as in architecture, fashion, beauty and interior design. For AkzoNobel it was a natural evolution and transition from the coppery orange that was the Color of the Year for 2015 to select Ochre Gold as the color of the Year for 2016. Continue reading “AkzoNobel Color of the Year 2016 and 4 Design Trends”