color trend 2011: joyful

February 15, 2011

“Joyful”… blends festivity, sophistication, and energy.

Joyful Style: a playful sense of couture expressed through vibrant colors and interesting textures.

Joyful materials:

  • faux leather
  • bold pattern
  • snakeskin
  • cultural prints
  • updated florals
  • shiny fabrics
  • velvets
  • element of surprise

 

Paint colors (from Benjamin Moore – to use for inspiration, not necessarily for walls!):

  • Yellow Green 2033-10
  • Wales Green 2028-50
  • Patriot Blue 2064-20
  • Teal Ocean 2049-30
  • Hot Spice 2011-30
  • Midnight Navy 2067-10
  • White Water 2120-60
  • Semolina 2155-40
  • Harvest Moon 2167-30

Catch this color trend in action!

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color trend 2011: movement

February 10, 2011

“Movement”…This color trend blends technology, texture, and performance and emotion.

Movement Style: a sporty, chic, fashion-forward spirit that bridges the gap between daring and simplistic.

Materials and textures:

  • metallic
  • geometrical patterns
  • animal skins
  • faux leather
  • black and white
  • contrasts
  • highly textural
  • shine

 

Colors: (sourced through Benjamin Moore)

  • Soft Fern 2144-40
  • Windmill Wings 2067-60
  • Peach Nectar 2168-60
  • Sea Haze 2137-50
  • Black Tar 2126-10
  • Ice Mist OC-67
  • Van Deusen Blue HC-156
  • Caldwell Green HC-124
  • Grape Juice 2047-10

 

See this color trend in action…