Skipping Stones (DET567): Dunn-Edwards 2024 Color of the Year
10/03/2023 | dunnedwards |
The Serene Allure of Skipping Stones: Dunn-Edwards 2024 Color of the Year
Dunn-Edwards 2024 Color of the Year -Skipping Stones- is a serene and steely blue with hints of green and gray and is meditative and energizing like the sea. As we move into 2024, Skipping Stones lets you capture the feeling of dreamy nostalgia blended with a future of unlimited possibilities.
As one of the key colors in our 2024 Color + Design trends story, A New Dawn, Skipping Stones evokes the meditative tranquility of the sea, inviting us to pause and find moments of stillness in our fast-paced lives. Its calming influence encourages optimism and embodies the essence of coastal serenity.
Our selection process delves deep into the currents of culture, fashion, technology, and lifestyle trends. Skipping Stones emerged as the front-runner due to several key influences:
The Call for Balance and Tranquility: In a world that never stops, we long for spaces that provide solace. Skipping Stones answers this call, infusing a sense of balance and tranquility into our surroundings.
The Southwest's Influence: The diverse landscapes of the Southwest, from the serene coast to the rugged desert, have inspired the creation of Skipping Stones. This color resonates with eco-conscious practices and modern design elements while embodying the sophistication of the region.
A Continuation of a Warming Trend: Over the years, we've observed a growing trend toward warmer colors that evoke comfort and creativity. Skipping Stones aligns seamlessly with this trend, offering a timeless and inviting hue.
Nature's Healing Touch: Skipping Stones finds its roots in nature. It emphasizes our connection to the natural environment, underlining the importance of our reliance on it for physical, emotional, and community healing.
Color Palettes with Skipping Stones
Take a look at these six color palettes incorporating Skipping Stones to get you inspired:
The Moody Monochrome palette combines Skipping Stones with Stone Silver, Blue Spruce, Smoke and Mirrors, Blue Tapestry, and San Miguel Blue. This selection creates a moody and monochromatic ambiance that resonates with the idea of "Quiet Luxury." The blend of serene blues and grays adds an air of sophistication and depth to your space.
A New Dawn
The New Dawn palette features Skipping Stones alongside Burnt Crimson, Bay Fog, Almond, Chartreuse, and Trail Blazer. These colors symbolize a fresh start and new beginnings, aligning with the notion of "A New Dawn." The combination of warm and earthy tones with Skipping Stones creates a harmonious and rejuvenating atmosphere.
Introspection is embodied in this palette, where Skipping Stones is paired with Lake Placid, Opaline, Baby's Breath, Boxwood, and Light Azure. These colors encourage quiet reflection, making it perfect for spaces where mindfulness is key. The blend of soft blues and greens creates an introspective and tranquil environment.
Ode to Mermaidcore
The Ode to Mermaidcore palette combines Skipping Stones with Rolling Waves, Sundown, Lavender Princess, Simple Pink, and Sweetheart. It embraces the dreamy and fantastical world of "Mermaid-core," resonating with the idea of magical underwater realms. This combination of blues and whimsical pastels captures the essence of imagination and fantasy.
Embracing Maximalism is depicted through this bold and vibrant palette. Skipping Stones is complemented by Mother Earth, Red Power, Purple Prose, La Vie en Rose, and Ochre Revival. The palette aligns with the concept of celebrating the future and embracing bold choices. These rich and diverse colors create an expressive and maximalist interior.
A Hint of Nostalgia
This palette evokes nostalgia and warmth, featuring Skipping Stones alongside Wildflower Honey, Peach, Roseberry, Red Ink, and Cloistered Garden. The combination resonates with the idea of "A Hint of Nostalgia" and adds a touch of retro charm. These colors create a cozy and inviting atmosphere with a sense of fond remembrance.
The Journey Continues
Skipping Stones represents more than just a color; it's a journey through the landscapes of the Southwest and the trends that shape our world. As we welcome 2024, let Skipping Stones be your muse, guiding you toward balance, tranquility, and optimism in the ever-evolving tapestry of design and color.
Dunn-Edwards invites you to explore the beauty of Skipping Stones and embrace its serene allure. It's more than just a color; it's an invitation to pause, reflect, and find moments of stillness in a bustling world.