Color Forecast + Trends
In looking at what’s relevant this fall, Dunn-Edwards color expert and stylist Sara McLean identified that residential design is booming and that it's being approached in two ways — creating peaceful, soothing environments and schemes that enhance positivity and energy, or with design that incorporates dynamic color pops. Here are the trends we’re seeing in dining room refreshes right now.
What better way to beautify a city than to start from the ground up, which is exactly what Palm Springs has done with a new public art initiatives. The city, in partnership with the Palm Springs Public Art Commission (PSPAC), invited artist Knight to paint ten benches in his striking colorful pop-art-meets-street-art style.
While rich burgundy shades from maroon to oxblood are no strangers to design during this time of year, the style mavens of Who, What, Wear confirm that a major color trend this fall is rich red shades like Dunn-Edwards September Color of the Month Red Maple Leaf (DET443).
The turning of season’s usually signals a transition to fresh ideas in color and design, highlighting the newest ideas in the market. And, even though coronavirus has dominated our lives this year, color and design trends are still creating a buzz in a number of areas.
As we highlight our August Color of the Month Water Baby (DE5780), we want to call back to the previously reported fact that blue is a major color trend for 2020.
Dunn-Edward’s 2020 Design Trend Playtime captures the enjoyment and immersion in the experience of NOW. This trend can be seen throughout Kaikaya, a tropical sushi restaurant with bold colors and an eclectic style.
Sophisticated. Quiet. Feminine. Classic design feels entirely “Neu,” enveloping us in soothing neutrals, warm peaches and oversized florals reminiscent of the Dutch masters’ paintings.
According to Travel + Leisure, there are actually 12 museums across the world offering free virtual tours to the public with the help of Google Arts & Culture. We’ve gathered a few striking pieces of artwork from these notable institutions, drawing inspiration from their color palettes that might give you some ideas for your own spaces.
The idea is not so far-fetched — a growing number of cities are adopting “Vegitecture,” or vertical gardens, to add a touch of green to their atmospheres.
Goodness and optimism, cherishing emotional connections with loved ones, pleasure in the present and unexpected, and a need for humor and blissful moments.