Color + Psychology
Dunn-Edwards 2021 Color of the Year, Wild Blue Yonder — a light, airy and soothing pale blue — encourages us to slow down, take a deep breath, and approach 2021 with new hope and confidence.
As you face a new design project, how do you face your fears and unmask that creative spark? Moonwake speaks to the mysteries of the creative process, letting go of fear and nourishing new ideas.
Out with the old and in with the New Year. And OH MAN did we ever need a new year! New hopes. New dreams. New possibilities. They all come alive in the brisk breezes of Chill in the Air (DE5911) — a milky, smoky periwinkle paled by sprinkles of snow on a dusky eve.
We’ve named Berry Frost (DE5029) our Color of the Month for December, highlighting a color that exemplifies Dunn-Edwards’ 2020 color + design trend story Fresh & Free, which emphasizes the search for balance and tranquility amid the chaos of life.
In a recent collaboration, Paint the Void partnered with Bay Together, a Gensler Architecture volunteer group, as as as affordable housing developer Resources for Community Development (RCD), whose future affordable housing site in Oakland was in need of beautification.
Solibre is a story of overcoming our fears and transferring these negative emotions into a new freedom of ideas for sustainable practices, self-optimization and adaptive design. A push forward to innovate on the edge of uncertain times, ideas are free to flow, liberated from fear.
Querencia: a place from which one’s strength is drawn, where one feels at home; the place where you are your most authentic self.
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.
Incorporating our love of rainbows into architecture and interior design is fairly new. Over the past year, and especially in the current time of COVID-19, rainbows provide much needed escapism, inspiring happiness, joy, and hope