Color Predictions for 2014 - Top Color Palettes
These four very interesting color palettes will be popping up throughout the year, both in new homes and in freshened color schemes.
Sherwin-Williams has just released their Colormix 2014, emphasizing influence from science, nature, pop culture, and global traditions.
The palettes include:
Reasoned - 2014 Color Trends
We're seeing these tones already throughout the 2013 Wake County Parade of Homes. The "Reasoned" palette is based in black, gray, and white. SW notes influence of "shadows, negative space, and tone-on-tone layering". According to Jackie Jordan, Director of Color Marketing at Sherwin-Williams, "Gray is the new black, and math is the new sexy."
Popular hues in this color trend include:
- SW 0077 Classic French Gray
- SW 6258 Tricorn Black
- SW 7029 Agreeable Gray
- SW 7647 Crushed Ice
- SW 7006 Extra White
- SW 7019 Gauntlet Gray
- SW 7650 Earl Gray
- SW 7674 Peppercorn
These colors are most likely to be found in a home office, study, library, bedroom, or kitchen. We found these colors to especially dominant in the Master Bath.
"The Bryson" is an Urban Craftsman design custom built around this color palette.
Diaphanous - 2014 Color Trend
The Diaphanous color palette embodies minimalism, simplicity, and elegance. Themes include softness, serenity and escape, with light and elegant colors. These colors work well with decorating touches that can include silk, chiffon, feathers, natural wood, rose gold, and pale patterns.
- SW 2859 Beige
- SW 6052 Sandbank
- SW 6337 Spun Sugar
- SW 7022 Alpaca
- SW 7566 Westhighland White
- SW 6057 Malted Milk
- SW 6161 Nonchalant White
- SW 7037 Balanced Beige
- SW 7554 Steamed Milk
- SW 7666 Fleur de Sel
This color palette is predicted to be most popular for bedrooms, nurserys, living rooms, and bathrooms.
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Learn more about Sherwin Williams design trends here.
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