The Color Landscape: A Bolder Spectrum, with ‘Authentic’ Tilt

From D+D Online, September 2011

by Jill Speegle

From full-bodied reds and clean blues to sophisticated and inviting earth tones, color experts and designers have dropped the caution flag when it comes to color trends forecasted for 2012 and beyond....
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Tagged categories: Behr Paint; Benjamin Moore; Coatings manufacturers; Color; Color + Design; Color forecasts; Color selection; Color trends; Design; Diamond Vogel Paint; Kelly-Moore; Mythic Paint; Olympic Paint; PPG; Pratt & Lambert; Sherwin-Williams; Trends

Comment from Teresa Tullio, (9/14/2011, 12:42 PM)

As much as I appreciate color forecating for consumer products, Selecting color for the built environment is so much more than a picking a "pretty" palette. Paint color is not "one size fits all" correct color depends on architectural style, personal style, and use of the space. I find that these color forecasts only serve to confuse the consumer because they think they are doing something wrong if they don't like the trend colors. On the bright side these forecasts create more work for color consultants!

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