Color + Psychology
Querencia: a place from which one’s strength is drawn, where one feels at home; the place where you are your most authentic self.
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).
The turning of season’s usually signals a transition to fresh ideas in color and design, highlighting the newest ideas in the market. And, even though coronavirus has dominated our lives this year, color and design trends are still creating a buzz in a number of areas.
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
As we highlight our August Color of the Month Water Baby (DE5780), we want to call back to the previously reported fact that blue is a major color trend for 2020.
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?
Goodness and optimism, cherishing emotional connections with loved ones, pleasure in the present and unexpected, and a need for humor and blissful moments.
Tribe mentality gives way to global inclusion. We transcend boundaries and find ourselves grounded by rich hues that demand authenticity and a focus on the planet.
The exuberance we feel in getting outdoors and rediscovering a larger world is reflected in our June Color of the Month, Summer Sun (DE5405).
Launched in June 2020, our color + design trends report, Optimistic Endeavors: Tales of Tomorrow, highlighted five stories of optimism for a new decade through color and design. We uncovered several key consumer viewpoints that are helping us evolve, as well as validate, many of the trends launched last year.