Trends

Colors of the year, color palettes and color trends are all part of the interior design and retail experience in home furnishings. Get inspired by what's trending and why.

Pantone mug Living Coral
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How to Interpret the 2019 Color of the Year Picks

With Pantone’s recent announcement of Living Coral as its 2019 Color of the Year, all the major paint companies have now made their picks. Here’s a roundup of the selections from Pantone, Sherwin-…

Idea Board: Color Trends

Mustard A favorite shade from the 70s, mustard received a golden glow at High Point Market. The Oak Vine table lamp from Pacific Coast Lighting plays with negative space as its vine-like base…

Surya to Showcase Living Coral Accessories at Winter Markets

Surya will be spotlighting an array of accessories in Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year, Living Coral, at the Atlanta and Dallas winter markets. This “animating and life-affirming coral hue” appears…

Pantone Names 2019 Color of the Year

Pantone today announced that its pick for 2019 Color of the Year is Living Coral, a shade of orange with a golden undertone. In reaction to the onslaught of digital technology and social media…
Moore & Giles chair Whistler Denim Blue
A Moore & Giles chair is covered in Whistler Denim Blue, an elegantly distressed suede with a soft, “drapey” hand, velvety texture and vintage aesthetic.

Hell For Leather

When retail strategist Lee Goodman began his career at Bob’s Discount Furniture in the early ‘90s, “we sold leather packages, meaning a sofa and loveseat for $799. You could get it immediately in…

Benjamin Moore Announces 2019 Color of the Year

Benjamin Moore today announced its 2019 Color of the Year – Metropolitan AF-690, a stylish gray with cool undertones. The selection was unveiled last night to leading interior designers, architects,…
Madcap Cottage rugs Momeni pattern
Madcap Cottage's new rugs for Momeni

Premarket Parlays: The Day That Isn't At High Point Market

One of the great things about coming to High Point Market a day before its official opening is the distinct lack of a crowd. Sure, the showrooms are already writing orders, but in terms of grabbing a…
Sherwin Williams Cavern Clay
Cavern Clay pairs well with a Southwestern aesthetic.

Sherwin-Williams Announces 2019 Color of the Year

Sherwin-Williams announced this week that Cavern Clay SW 7701, a warm terracotta color, is its pick for 2019 Color of the Year. Cavern Clay is a nod to Mid-Century Modern style, but with the soul of…

Dutch Boy Paints Announces 2019 Color of the Year

As 2019 Color of the Year picks start to roll in from paint companies, Dutch Boy has announced its choice: Garden Patch 326-5DB. Garden Patch, a green that is not too deep and not too primary, is a…
Behr Blueprint color of the year
(Photo: Behr Paint)

Behr Unveils 2019 Color of the Year

Behr Paint this week announced its 2019 Color of the Year pick: Blueprint S470-5, a mid-tone blue. Warmer than denim and softer than navy, the company said in a statement that the color signifies "…