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.

South Shore Live It Cozy sofa in Velvet Blue
South Shore's Live It Cozy sofa in Velvet Blue

Idea Board: 2018 Color

Deep Down Color speaks to Millennials. On one end of the spectrum, saturated jewel tones pop on home furnishings in the coming seasons.  Loloi’s P0565 pillow in shades of sapphire and teal wears…
Bolando-Cop-table
Metallic finishes like the one on this Bonaldo Cop table are still on the rise.

What's in Store

All of a sudden I looked up and it was December.  OK — not really, but that’s what it felt like. This year, the first year of Lighting & Decor, has flown by, and now at the precipice of a new…

Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year is Ultra Violet

Pantone has chosen a bright, bold purple hue as its 2018 Color of the Year: Ultra Violet. Dramatic and contemplative, the color evokes intrigue, communicates visionary thinking and brings to mind…

Pantone Debuts First Lighting Collection With e3Light

Pantone announced last week the debut of its first lighting collection in partnership with e3Light. The Pantone Light - COLL. ONE collection features six pieces designed with simplicity, minimalism…
Sherwin-Williams-Color-of-the-Year-Oceanside
The Sherwin-Williams pick, Oceanside SW 6496, is sure to make waves next year.

2018 Color of the Year Announcements Are Underway

The 2018 Color of the Year announcements from paint companies have started to roll in, and from the looks of it, 2018 is going to be one expressive year. From brooding black-blue to confident red,…

Idea Board: Color Report

Dimensional White Whether textured, antiqued or 3-D, this season's white is red hot.  The rustic aesthetic of Feiss’ new Plaster White finish perfectly enhances the texture of its Annie…
pink wall and staircase
(Photo: Max Ostrozhinskiy)

The Lowdown on Millennial Pink

If you’ve been online lately, you’ve probably read about Millennial pink, or at least seen chatter about it pop up on your feed. The color is on everything from fashion to book covers to furniture.…
Azure chair next to bookshelf from Bunny Williams Home.
The new Azure chair from Bunny Williams Home.

Idea Board: Colors for Spring

Inspired By: Catherine and Justine Macfee Catherine Macfee Interior Design, San Francisco + Lake Tahoe www.macfeedesign.com To step a fresh foot into the new season, Catherine and Justine Macfee…

2017 Color of the Year: Greenery

Color forecasting agency Pantone declared this yellow-green shade, signifying nature and revitalization, the one to watch in 2017. Products in this color family are easy to come by and even easier to…

Idea Board: Dining Rooms | Modern Rustic

Contemporary relaxes with rustic touches: Sleek silhouettes and clean lines marry primitive textures and natural materials for a casual statement.  Plush details: Cream shearling and tarnished gold…