Our home is our oasis — our serene and peaceful dwelling. As such, you need to fill your home interior with colors that reflect your personality and heart.
Le Corbusier, the influential French architect said it best, “The home should be the treasure chest of living.”
The feelings and messages of color are always present. However, a color that works well as a fashion statement or in product packaging may not work in your home. (continue reading Color Your World online).
My favorite sources for forecasting trends include Pantone, a premier color authority, and Heimtextil, a global textile trendsetter. I turn to Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore, paint manufacturers, for identifying hot new colors.
Plant-based browns and leafy greens soothe.
Electric colors, such as orange, energize.
White, a quiet color, reflects our need to unplug and nourish ourselves.
Metallic touches of precious gold, brass and bronze celebrate the world’s rich cultural story by enriching our homes.
Three big trends in patterns are large florals, bold geometry and graphic prints. These patterns will be seen in upholstery, rugs and wallpapers.
Expect to see plenty of natural materials, such as marble and wood. Look for marble walls to replace the kitchen backsplash.
Natural fibers are being used more frequently including in woven light fixtures. (continue reading Hottest Home Trends).
This moment in time is all about exploration and discovery, casual living, opulent touches and balance.
Source: Copyrighted material; all rights reserved. Excerpted and adapted from “Color Your World” and “Hottest Home Trends” by Patricia Wilson for IN Magazine. Image Credits: IN Magazine/Shutterstock. Visit http://www.INMagTexas.com and http://www.PatriciaCWilson.com.