Exploring Color Trends of 2013

Explore the freshest new color trends for  your home with the Color Trends of 2013…..

emerald     aloe     lemon

Pantone has chosen Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green for the Color of the Year 2013.  “Green is the most abundant hue in nature – the human eye sees more green than any other color in the spectrum,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “As it has throughout history, multifaceted Emerald continues to sparkle and fascinate. Symbolically, Emerald brings a sense of clarity, renewal and rejuvenation, which is so important in today’s complex world. This powerful and universally appealing tone translates easily to both fashion and home interiors.”  Bring Emerald into your Home Decor through accessories or an accent wall…. perhaps even your front door.

Sherwin Williams 2013 Color of the Year- Aloe is Romantic and Sweet with a little bit of a wild side.  “This is no ordinary pastel – Aloe is funky and glamorous, demure and free-spirited.While Aloe’s vibe can verge on retro, when paired with caviar blacks, crisp whites or soft grays, suddenly Aloe has a new soul and attitude. And Aloe is highly adaptable, making it a perfect pick for everyday spaces such as a breezy sunroom or a well-dressed living room,” says Jackie Jordan, Sherwin–Williams director of color marketing.”

Luscious lemon sorbet, Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year for 2013, is the perfect transitional color between the mid-tones and saturated colors seen in today’s home furnishings and the softer, lighter pastels which are emerging for 2013.  The color pairs well with other trending pastels and complements most any color palette.

Behr,Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams have also announced their Color Trends for the year.  Expect to see creative use of color through individual expression.  Consumers are becoming more at ease with color pairing, and more comfortable with complex patterns and color blocking.

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Color Trends 2013

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