2020 Colors of the Year

written by Kendra Byrd, Interior Architecture Student

Happy New Year and welcome to a new decade! Each year, reputable companies from around the world announce their Color of the Year. These colors set the tone for an exciting year ahead.

Benjamin Moore® First Light 2102-70

This rosy, blush pink is said to lighten up the new year with Benjamin Moore’s trending color palette. Pastel blues, greens, and grays pair well with this feminine and modern color. Check out some of our blush fabrics that will pair nicely as accent pillows or side chairs to create a beautiful space in your home.

Sherwin-Williams, Color® 6244 Naval

Calm and soothing Naval will have your space looking luxurious and sophisticated in any room. 2020 is about empowerment and confidence in one’s self, navy evokes this feeling just by being paired with natural materials such as wood and greenery. Sherwin-Williams is pairing Naval with forest greens, pale yellows, and taupe. These color combinations remind us of biophilia and how humans and nature interact with one another.

Behr® Back to Nature S340-4

Nature surrounds us at all times and inspires us to take better care of the planet for future generations. This is why Behr chose Back to Nature as their color of the year for 2020, a light green beige that takes us into the forest. Take a look at Greenhouse’s floral prints to help enliven the interior of your home by bringing the outdoors in.

PPG® Chinese Porcelain PPG1160-6

We live in a fast-paced environment surrounded by work, school, and technology. This color is inspired by escapism from today’s technology-driven world. PPG’s color of the year is combining muted navy tones with cobalt blue to form Chinese Porcelain. Deep, dark shades of blue embrace calmness and relaxation, which is what we hope to see more of in 2020.

Pantone® Classic Blue 19-4052

Last but not least is Pantone Color of the Year, Classic Blue. This gorgeous shade of blue is the perfect color for entering a new era. It signifies tranquility, stability, confidence, and connectedness.  Blue is without-a-doubt a trend for 2020.

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