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Awards & Trends

Color Trends 2013

Just as the world around us changes, so do the colors used to express ourselves. Looking at 2013 we see steady evolution from the color forecasters. Sustainability and the environment have had huge impact on colors used in recent years; we are now clearly shifting our attention to the future and our environmental and economic stability.

  

Color Trends 2012

 
The world is changing significantly as we head into 2012 and the color forecasters are evolving their forecasts at an equal pace.

 

2012 Primary Palette

Color Trends 2010

Heading into 2010, the color forecasters are seeing a marked change in direction from recent years with an evolution in how we express being green and more attention to resourcefulness, transformation and reclaiming our values.
 
Each year trade groups and companies extensively research and develop color forecasts to help product designers, interior designers and consumers create coordinated living spaces. We then research and recap these forecasts and create color palettes based upon the emerging trends we see from the groups.
 

The 2010 red dot design awards for Architecture and Interior Design

The international “red dot design award” is the largest and most renowned design competition in the world with over 12,000 submissions from over 60 countries. We like watching their Architecture and Interior Design category since it usually provides a good look at upcoming trends in both design and materials. The winners this year were exception with several innovations. Here’s a few that caught our eye.
 
Ornilux Mikado Bird Protective Glass

Color Trends 2009

Every year trade groups and companies devote tremendous time and energy researching and developing color forecasts to help product designers, interior designers and consumers create coordinated living spaces. We research and recap these forecasts and then create color palettes based upon the emerging trends from these groups.
 

Color Trends 2008

Each year trade industry groups and companies spend a great deal of time and energy researching and developing color forecasts to help product designers, interior designers and consumers create coordinated living spaces. We research and recap these forecasts and then create color palettes based upon the emerging trends from these groups.
 
There is a surprising consensus this year as many groups are forecasting travel and ethnic colors. We’ve decided to use these in our accent palette for 2008 to bring in the ethnic vibe from around the world.

Color Trends 2007

Every year trade industry groups and companies spend a great deal of time and energy researching and developing color forecasts to help product designers, interior designers and consumers create coordinated living spaces. We research and recap these forecasts and then create color palettes based upon the emerging trends from these groups.
 
For 2007 there is a great deal of consensus among forecasters and the dominate theme is clearly Earth Tones. Being green is the thing and earth tones reflect this desire.
 
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