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3 Hot Fall Design and Color Trends

From colors to textures and patterns, fall and winter months typically showcase distinct color palettes. We see this in design just as we see it in fashion. While some fall colors do have all year-round staying power, the season can typically be counted on for warm, moody and nature-inspired tones. Whether you’re in search of a new favorite color for your space or some on-point design tips, here are some of the trends we’ve spotted this season.

Color Trends
Country Living predicted earlier this summer that Scandi-influenced white interiors would be sidelined in favor of “warm, rich shades of brown, black, green and blush,” this fall.

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Layering
When it comes to fall textiles, much like in fashion, we start layering. Elle Decor suggests really going bold — "feel free to explore design by clashing patterns and texture." We can’t agree more. It’s a technique done quite naturally in spaces design with a Maximalist approach.

  • Layer with warmer fall tones by adding decorative throw pillows to your sofa with fun patterns, such as on-trend ‘70s plaids.
  • Add texture and interest by layering two or more throw blankets such as thick knit or faux furs.
  • Finish it off by adding candles in varying heights to your coffee and side tables and prepare for optimum coziness.

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Image Credit: MARCIA PRENTICE

Wooden Tones
If you enjoy wandering around furniture and home décor stores as much as we do, perhaps you’ve also caught onto the trend of styling with raw wooden tones. They can easily be mixed and matched to add dimension.

  • Use different colored woods and patterns, such as herring bone, to create visual interest.
  • Incorporate warmer wooden tones to your space via accessories. A good example of this is layering multiple cutting boards of different shapes and sizes in your kitchen, or adding a few pieces of wooden dinnerware to your collection.
  • Add in wooden picture frames and candle holders to your already existing décor.

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Fall trends are a perfect excuse to liven up your space with a fresh coat of paint. With our Dunn-Edwards’ Insta-Color® app, you can easily upload a photo from your personal library or choose one from ours, to give your space an instant paint job. Order your color samples today.