Benjamin Moore has been busy researching the most important color trends for 2013 and we’re finally able to share all of our findings. These color trends evolve from various places — gathered from the latest in fashion, art and home décor to see which colors dominate. In the end, we narrowed these findings down to 20 colors, which have been categorized into 4 select color groups, to make up the Color Trends of 2013.
So what colors are we loving in 2013? We’re looking at and using the following colors…
Every color in each trend category coordinates with all the others within its palette. So they can be combined in many different ways to bring life to any home and transform the ordinary into the sublime!
Let’s take a look at our first trend, Coastal, to show why we selected these colors…
Think of very soft and fluid colors; the next level of “spa” used in many bathroom design schemes, finding it’s way into other rooms in the home. That is what our Coastal theme is all about. We took inspiration from the sea without it looking like a seaside resort. The relaxing and soothing palette of stratton blue, lemon sorbet, and tranquility are bound together by the watery hues of van courtland blue and simply white creating a restful retreat within your own home. Here are two room shots using this soothing palette:
This wonderfully sophisticated theme illustrates the best of geometric pattern and color to create a new twist on the conventional look of time-honored style. Feminine colors such as dusty mauve mixed with masculine shades of evening dove and baja dunes offer a mature compromise for this theme. Here are two rooms using this sophisticated palette.
Which new palette appeals the most to you?