Are you planning a home improvement project for 2016? Would you like some inspiration? Read on! There are a few “dos” and “don’ts” when incorporating a new design trend into your living space. Many design trends are short-lived. They’re whimsical and fun but can easily be overdone (pineapples?). I don’t discourage incorporating these motifs into your space, but would […]
It was only a few years ago that we were into bold colors such as Tangerine Tango, Radiant Orchid and Exclusive Plumb. Lately, though, we’ve shifted to the other side of the tone spectrum. In a short time, our desire for bold and strong has morphed into the desire for a “soothing sense of order and peace.” And apparently, for […]
Lightness and whimsy seems to be the theme for colors of the year in 2016. Pantone has come out with its unprecedented two colors for 2016, Rose Quartz and Serenity, which, while contrasting, reside at the lighter end of the hue spectrum. Sherwin-Williams has done it one step further with their color of the year, Alabaster. […]
Pantone is doing something different this year. For the first time, Pantone is naming two complimentary colors of the year. With Rose Quartz (13-1520) and Serenity (15-3919), Pantone offers a softer take on on color for 2016. Rose Quartz and Serenity offer a balance, the warmer hues of Rose Quartz complimenting the cooler tone of Serenity’s […]
Not to be outdone by Pantone’s Radiant Orchid, Sherwin-Williams announced its own Color of the Year: Exclusive Plum (SW 6263), “a sophisticated shade of purplish-gray.” This color was chosen because people desire a color that can be both masculine and feminine and Exclusive Plum provides this “adult purple.” Similar to Pantone, Sherwin-Williams chose a color […]
Right on the heels of Pantone’s Tangerine Tango, which was followed by Emerald, Pantone has one-uped itself this year with its Pantone Color of the year 2014: Radiant Orchid. As heard on this morning’s “All Things Considered,” the next Pantone color of the year for 2014 is Radiant Orchid.