Why It’s August’s Color of the Month
Inspired by the dog days of summer and its crisp golden rays of sun, we’ve declared Beach House (DE5430) as one of the best paint colors for summer, and the color of the month for August. This top summer paint color is playful and will bring a fresh smile to your face as you relish those waning days of summer. Yellow is not only a top summer paint color but a color on trend in general. In fact, you’ll see a number of yellow hues popping in our latest reveal of color trends for 2020 Optimistic Endeavors: Tales of Tomorrow.
The Impact of Yellow Paint on Emotion
Yellows are optimistic, they’re also known for helping to stimulate creativity and enliven environments. Painting a space, or a door, with yellow can go along way towards cultivating those carefree, creative vibes of summer all year round. Yellow colors are also, trending colors when it comes to travel destinations. Dunn-Edwards color expert and stylist, Sara McLean, notes that sunset colors, such as yellow, and beach locales
like Mexico and Panama have and will continue to trend as destinations.
Designing With Fun Yellows
This top yellow paint color is also great for adding warmth to a space that feels cold or gets little light. Accompany Beach House with sufficient interior lighting to ensure a fun and bright space.
- For an airy space with summer accents compliment Beach House with warm pinks Rustique (DE5149) and Muddy Rose (DE6087).
- For the perfect accent wall of Beach House, bet on White (DEW380) for both the trim and ceiling color.
- When it comes to a playful yet modern color palette, mix Beach House among aquas and teals like Plunging Waterfall (DE5751) or Riviera (DE5753) and also the subtle green tones of Crocodile Tears (DE5520).
- Curious about some of our other favorite yellows? Try former Color of the Year Honey Glow (DE5354), Spring Buttercup (DE5310), or some 2020’s hottest trending yellows like Gold Gleam (DE5452) or Fuzzy Duckling (DE5396).
Let us help you imagine these colors in your space. Our paint colors are composed of the highest quality paint and trusted by both design experts and painting professionals. Dunn-Edwards is committed to bringing you the freshest paint colors for commercial, residential, and exterior uses. To help you pick the perfect accent and trim colors, try using our InstaColor® app. Simply upload a photo from your own library or choose one from ours to give your space an instant paint job.