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Design Trends for 2019 – What is the Hot New Color of the Year?

pantone color of the year 2019As an interior designer or furnishing supplier, you are surely curious about design trends for the new year. Like many, you are likely curious to know: What’s the hot new color of the year for 2019? As with so many things in the design and furnishings business, the answer to this question will depend on whom you ask.While the Pantone Color Institute has led the way in describing and promoting their “Color of the Year” for the past 20 years, they are certainly not the only company known for offering guidance in color trends. While they may be the best known for doing so, many others who specialize in the manufacturing of colored paint, fabrics, and plastics are also eager to share their insights into color trends.2019 Color of the YearPantone Color of the Year 2019 – Originally founded as the printing arm of an East Coast advertising firm, it is perhaps odd that Pantone has become a true trendsetter for color in the interior design and home furnishings business. Yet, thanks to their development of the Pantone Matching System (PMS), as well as the extensive research they devote to finding and following trending colors, their prominence among designers may not be surprising at all.Behr color of the yearFor 2019, Pantone has determined that Living Coral, a color which represents “playful expression,” and our “innate need for optimism”, will be the hot the color for the next 12 months.BEHR Color Trends 2019 – Behr Paint Company manufactures interior house paints, exterior house paints, decorative finishes, primers, stains, and surface preparation products (retailed exclusively at The Home Depot). Founded in 1947 when Otho Behr, Jr. sold linseed oil wood stains to paint stores from the back of his station wagon, BEHR has become one of the most recognized paint brands in North America.For 2019, the company has presented a monochromatic theme, founded in shades of blue, for their hot color trend. The foundation of this theme is known as Blueprint, with a full range of blue, teal, and gray as the key direction for their 2019 Color Trends. This enables a creative designer to layer light and dark blues on walls, cabinets, furniture, and décor items for results that make an impact.Further, ColorSmart by BEHR® is an online app which allows you, and your clients, to preview colors in uploaded sample images or photos.

Benjamin Moore color of the year

Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2019 – Founded in 1883 by Benjamin Moore, and based in New Jersey, the company remains in the top 25 of North American coatings manufacturers. Dedicated to the vision of their founder, their stated goal is to produce the highest-quality paints and finishes in the industry, and to deliver them directly to their customers through a nationwide network of knowledgeable, customer-friendly, independent retail locations.Described as “calm, composed, and effortlessly sophisticated”, Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2019 has been labeled Metropolitan, and “exudes glamour, beauty, and balance”. Their color of the year for 2019 is supported by Color Trends 2019, a coordinating palette of 15 harmonious hues.“Metropolitan AF-690 emanates nuance, harmony, and extravagant ease. Always adaptable, it softens to matte or shimmers with sheen. It's neutral. It's understated. It just is. This is color, off-duty." – Ellen O'Neill, Benjamin Moore & Co.Sherwin williams color of the yearSherwin Williams 2019 Color of the Year – Established in 1866 by founders Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams, the company has firmly established itself as one of the top five coatings manufacturers in the US. Now a Fortune 500 company, they are best known for the development and marketing of the Valspar, Weatherbeater, and Dutch Boy brand paint lines.Not to be outdone by the competition, the 2019 color of the year from Sherwin Williams is known as Cavern Clay, “A warm terracotta color with ancient, elemental roots. Cavern Clay is a nod to midcentury modern style, but with the soul of the American Southwest, which together creates a desert modern aesthetic.”As described on their website: “This warm, earthy hue is both casual and refined. It can be the backdrop of a playful, welcoming dining room or kitchen when paired with bright tiles, warm stone, and sculptural greenery. Complementary materials include leather, simple woodgrains, and indigenous cacti in contemporary, sleek gardening planters.”Pittsburgh Paints (PPG) Color of the Year 2019 – Of course, no such list would be complete without the #1 paint company in the world, PPG Industries, the owner of Pittsburgh Paints. Originally founded as the Pittsburgh Glass Company in 1833, and with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, PPG operates in more than 70 countries around the globe and is the largest coatings company in the world.

Kravet color of the year

For 2019, PPG invites you to “Experience the transformative power of paint with PPG’s 2019 Color Trends, and their 2019 Color of the Year – Night Watch – a rich, luxurious, and classic shade of green allowing spaces to emulate the feeling of lush greenery and the healing power of nature. Night Watch’s versatility allows the paint color to be used in a variety of rooms and design segments – from healthcare to commercial and residential design.”Kravet Color of the Year 2019 – We would be remiss if we did not share with you the color of the year from Kravet Inc, which owns Kravet, Lee Jofa, Groundworks, GP & J Baker, and Brunschwig & Fils – all of which are high-end fabric houses that specialize in style, luxury, and exceptional design.Taking their lead from Pantone, Kravet is fully on board with Living Coral as a featured color in the fabrics they offer for the coming year. From draperies to wallcoverings and from upholstery to trim, the Kravet designers have dedicated themselves to presenting designers and furnishing suppliers with a full palette of selections from which to choose – all of them using the Pantone color of the year.ppg color of the yearKravet colorsLooking for more interior design trends and marketing tips, and design product ideas? Get in touch with TD Fall today.

Interior Design Tips: Pick Your Own Color of the Year

For some in the design industry, the Pantone Color of the Year may as well be considered gospel. For these folks, there is no other possibility. And yet, with their choice of purple this year (well, “Ultra Violet” according to them), you’ll not be alone if you decide to look elsewhere for hot colors for 2018.After all, doesn’t it make sense to check in with one or two, or four, of the big paint companies to see what they have to offer as Color of the Year? We offer these choices with a large “Thank you” to the Décor & You Blog.AkzoNobel/Dulux Paint – Heart WoodDulux Paint color of the yearHeart Wood is the quietest shade of the bunch. AkzoNobel calls it a “grown-up pink” that echoes the look and feel of natural wood and leather. If you aren’t familiar with AkzoNobel, they are a paint and coating company headquartered in Amsterdam.The firm’s Global Aesthetic Center works with design and color experts around the world who look at technology, art, design, nature, architecture, and even fashion and music before selecting a color of the year. This year, they felt that people around the world are looking to escape the noise of everyday life when they are at home. Heart Wood brings that sense of calm, relaxation, and solace.PPG Pittsburg Paints – Black FlamePittsburgh Paint color of the yearTo select PPG’s color of the year, the global paint company has their top 20 color experts from all over the world meet for three days to present and debate their selection. This year, they crowned Black Flame and claimed it will be the “new neutral”.Black Flame is black with a hint of deep indigo. This shade was selected to satisfy consumer’s need for privacy, optimism, and a search for things classic yet modern. This color fits the bill. It’s timeless like the little black dress; it looks great on everyone and provides an excellent canvas to highlight other colors and accessories. This idea translates perfectly into interior decorating.Benjamin Moore - CalienteBenjamin Moore Paint color of the yearCaliente is the wild card of the bunch. This daring, energetic red is a bold choice. Benjamin Moore takes months to examine research from industry shows, fashion, and architecture seen around the globe. Red was seen prominently; in January’s Women’s March in Washington DC, in popular TV shows like The Handmaid’s Tale, and in Stockholm Royal College of Music’s concert hall.Caliente has a slight brown undertone, so it’s not a dull primary red. It evokes a sense of change, strength, and confidence. Use it to create a strong focal point or a lasting impression.Sherwin Williams – OceansideSherwin Williams Paint color of the yearOceanside is a gorgeous deep teal, almost a jewel tone. Reminiscent of the ocean and inspired by global travel, Sherwin Williams believes it will satisfy a homeowner’s search for adventure in a shade that is a balance of old and new.After examining influences from all over the world, their experts selected Oceanside for its versatility. It’s suitable for traditional spaces as well as modern; it invites a sense of clarity and is known to boost creativity. This is a color you can bathe your walls in or use more deliberately for points of interest.Looking for more new design trends, tips, and ideas? Get in touch with TD Fall today.