Color + Global Views
In looking at what’s relevant this fall, Dunn-Edwards color expert and stylist Sara McLean identified that residential design is booming and that it's being approached in two ways — creating peaceful, soothing environments and schemes that enhance positivity and energy, or with design that incorporates dynamic color pops. Here are the trends we’re seeing in dining room refreshes right now.
While rich burgundy shades from maroon to oxblood are no strangers to design during this time of year, the style mavens of Who, What, Wear confirm that a major color trend this fall is rich red shades like Dunn-Edwards September Color of the Month Red Maple Leaf (DET443).
Incorporating our love of rainbows into architecture and interior design is fairly new. Over the past year, and especially in the current time of COVID-19, rainbows provide much needed escapism, inspiring happiness, joy, and hope
Over the past year, and especially in the time of COVID-19, rainbows inspire happiness, joy and hope. Graphic designer Fallon Kesicier installed New York’s “largest Pride flag” on the steps of the Louis Kahn-designed Four Freedoms State Park to celebrate Pride Month.
Each of the parks is unique in its own natural beauty and geologic features and so we wondered, what would color palettes inspired by national parks look like?
Dunn-Edward’s 2020 Design Trend Playtime captures the enjoyment and immersion in the experience of NOW. This trend can be seen throughout Kaikaya, a tropical sushi restaurant with bold colors and an eclectic style.
Sophisticated. Quiet. Feminine. Classic design feels entirely “Neu,” enveloping us in soothing neutrals, warm peaches and oversized florals reminiscent of the Dutch masters’ paintings.
According to Travel + Leisure, there are actually 12 museums across the world offering free virtual tours to the public with the help of Google Arts & Culture. We’ve gathered a few striking pieces of artwork from these notable institutions, drawing inspiration from their color palettes that might give you some ideas for your own spaces.
The idea is not so far-fetched — a growing number of cities are adopting “Vegitecture,” or vertical gardens, to add a touch of green to their atmospheres.
Goodness and optimism, cherishing emotional connections with loved ones, pleasure in the present and unexpected, and a need for humor and blissful moments.