Today’s Color Trends

Six of the Most Exciting Color Trends for 2020

Evolution is the word when discussing interior design colors. Popular color palettes continually change. Thinking of them as progressive trends allows us to use them as tools to create that fresh, up-to-date look in your room while assuring you that your design will not look dated tomorrow.

Lessons for 2020: Warm colors, saturated hues and jewel tones emerge. Unique pieces work into every design style. Patterns will be everywhere. Convey a sense of naturalness and sustainability by blending in natural accents.

COLORS ARE THE NEW NEUTRALS


1. BLUES, BLUES, BLUES

Maybe its because there are endless hues of blues. Or perhaps its our association of blue with water and life. Whatever, blue is a powerful color trend.

Norwalk’s Tidewater

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“a very soft blue teal with just a hint of green undertone…  an instant room refresher, no matter what the room’s core style…  silver-based blue instills a laid-back vibe to any décor, and is equally at home in modern and traditional room settings… pairs equally nicely with chocolate browns or silvery greys…  a perfect foil for deep granite or charcoal… “

Benjamin Moore 2020 Color Trends

Eight colors from Benjamin Moore’s 2020 Color Trends collection look like they were meant for the Tidewater color story.

Or… blues in every hue and shade are great. You might consider a more vibrant blue like this one:

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2. GREENS ARE GROWING!

Norwalk Conservatory

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“Shades of green from bright Kelly to soft Moss…  old taboos against mixing greens are being broken…   rooted subliminally in the “green movement” and more consciously in a desire for a more relaxed living and decorating style…  combining a range of hues with mid-toned grays…  the collection is happy and upbeat in its vibe.”

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Benjamin Moore’s 2020 Color Palette includes the following hues. They seem particularly appropriate with the Conservatory color story.


3. BLACK – DRAMATIC AND ELEGANT.

Norwalk’s Ebony & Ivory

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“Black and white…  have never been more popular…  the gray palette of colors still reigns supreme on the home furnishings landscape [but] the more graphic and saturated nature of black and white is finding renewed popularity…  high-performance soil resistant fabrics is driving the confidence of consumers to use ever brighter whites…  contrasted and often outlined with black…  interiors feature saturated colors in an endless rainbow of playful hues…”

Dramatic statement? Stunning impact? Incredible sophistication? Anyone? Anyone? Yes please.

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4. COPPER, BRONZE AND BROWNS – ADD SUBTLE WARMTH TO YOUR ROOM.

Keep reading! This exciting color trend is versatile and amazingly varied.

Norwalk’s Toast & Tea

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An integral part of the Toast and Tea Color Story is any rich coppery leather. Frankly, every room could use a bit of leather in it!

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5. VIVID COLORS FOR VIBRANT ROOMS.

Norwalk’s Bohemian Rhapsody

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Sherwin Williams’ Aficianado

With copper and gold anchored by merlot and deep, dark gray, these tailored tones make everything feel impeccable, tasteful and elegant. It’s about the best in life. And of course it goes well with New Classic – however – we’re showing it here in a Euro Contemporary room! Although this theme can evoke the well-worn, the bespoke and the rare, Aficianado is really about the combining the warmth of those earth tones with the punch of blues or purples.

Afficianado works equally well with Euro Contemporary, Simple Chic and even Modern Casual design styles.

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6. LAYERS OF GRAY

Is gray’s popularity due to its’ beauty or to its’ practicality? Yes. Here is a great source post for working with grays from Benjamin Moore: Gray Colors.

Benjamin Moore’s Metropolitano (AF-690)

Nuanced, harmonious and oozing extravagant ease. Always adaptable, Metropolitano softens to matte or shimmers with sheen. It’s neutral. It’s understated. It just is. “This is color, off-duty.”

Benjamin Moore Metropolitano color trend

Here is a video from Benjamin Moore about Metropolitano, their color of the year: Metropolitano Video

This is a nearly universal color trend. It can elevate any design style. And… it is timeless as well.

Norwalk’s GrayScales

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Come into our store and see fabrics and products in these color trends soon!

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