The previous year was all about bringing an excited palette into the home with vibrant reds, modern metallic, and differences of the statement black accent wall. Different from 2018’s colour trends, 2019 is taking a more mindful, lifestyle-based approach to the development of new shades. Nearly all paint brands have released their colours of the year, including Benjamin Moore, PPG Paints, Sherwin Williams, and of course, 2019 Pantone’s Colour of the Year, Living Coral.
Coming out of powerful aqua to soft terracotta’s, companies are connecting the dots between consumers’ home lives, mental demands, and digital engagement, which stimulated many of the colours picks this year. If you are looking to start your home refresh by entertaining in new shades, check out 2019’s top colour trends, along with how to use them in your own home now.
1. WOODLAND SHADES
While nature is a common inspiration for home colours, in 2019 you will see a shift from oversized floral to the woodlands, with mushroom greys and fern-inspired colours. According to Sue Wadden, director of colour marketing at Sherwin Williams, Mushrooms will also continue to be a fundamental shape in the home. This is because their earthy colour grey is combined with brown to give a naturalistic feeling.
2. ENERGIZING CORAL
It only makes logic for 2019’s Pantone colour of the year–Living Coral–to be on your radar when you begin your home revamp. Interior designer Carolyn Presley, says, “They will be seeing more hopeful and optimistic colours in the home, as proved by the recent selection of living coral, Pantone’s colour of the year. Rather than using coral literally, you can separate it into its orange and pink counterparts. In this aperture less office converted into a little girl’s room, the mood instantly becomes energizing and uplifting.
3. HUNTER GREENS
Interior designer Becky Shea, says hunter greens are a great choice for 2019. “Hunter green holds a hot and humid as well as a worldly value to it, it’s intrinsic in nature and all of life. It’s timeless in every aspect and works beautifully with natural elements and neutral tones. They also love about this colour is how seamlessly it transitions between millwork, walls, furniture and accessories. It is gender neutrality also holds a distinguished place in her heart, there’s no definition of a home feeling more masculine or feminine and it’s the perfect balance of each,” she says.
4. SATURATED MOODY HUES
“Currently in love with the deeply saturated colours,” says interior designer Keita Turner. “Sea Green, Kendall Charcoal, Hale Navy and Hunter Green. The darker moody colours are perfect for custom built-ins and kitchen cabinetry. They would ideally use them in a room with an abundance of natural light.
5. PALE PINK COLORWAYS
Pale pinks are dominant in 2019 due to their neutral properties and compatibility with other shades. As mentioned by Interior designer Barbara Schmidt “Monochromatic colourways–like this pink desert sand shade–will be popular in 2019. It can be mixed with an abundance of white or a lemon yellow for the ideal look.”
These are the top 5 home colour trends of 2019 which should be put into an account before colouring a home and decorating it. Hope this article helps you to make the colour choices of homes.