This Year's Interior Color Schemes are Shaping Up with Remarkable Beauty Like the Aurora Borealis Against the Night Sky.
6 Popular Color Choices for 2020
Watch for a heavy dose of blue, along with greens, pinks, golds, reds, and grays this year. The Pantone Institute selected Classic Blue as the color of the year, suggestive of the sky at dusk. Other interior design trends add a full pallet of nature themed hues for 2020. Viewed together, they reflect the changing sky from dusk to dawn enhanced by the beauty of the arctic lights.
Dark reds add warmth to any room. It has long been popular in dining rooms as a color that stimulates both the appetite and good conversation. Expect to see the use of this color expanded to more rooms in 2020. As one of the patriotic colors, red will remain a popular choice during the 2020 election season in the USA. You can use it as an accent color or as the dominant color in the room.
Green is Serene in Your Color Scheme
The serene beauty of nature is reflected in today's color pallet. A greater awareness of the environment and environmental concerns has increased the popularity of all things green, including paint color. The green shades that will dominate 2020 have a little more yellow in them than in past years. This year's greens trend more toward light and dark olive tones than the gray-green sages of the previous decade.
Use Light Pink as an Alternative to White or Beige
Pink is not just for little girls and nurseries anymore. Light pink will be very popular in 2020. In keeping with our Aurora Borealis theme, Benjamin Moore named their color of the year First Light 2102-70. It's a refreshing and airy hue of pink. This pink is truly a neutral and can be used in living rooms, bedrooms and even kitchens. It compliments any space and flows well with the blues, greens, reds, golds, and grays of this year's color schemes.
Warm Tones in Gold, Yellow and Orange Make a Comeback!
After a decade dominated by cool grays, warm tones are back in style. Watch as subtle golds and yellows tones take over nurseries, workspaces, bedrooms, and living rooms. Colors with names like Benjamin Moore's Golden Straw, Mango (an energetic light orange) and Champagne, which is a light yellowy beige, are sweeping the interior design scene. These colors look fresh and new. They impart an optimistic and happy feeling to the inhabitants of rooms decorated in these colors. The future looks bright when you surround yourself with one of these colors.
Gray Remains Strong
Gray colors have been trending for quite some time now, and they will continue to be popular in 2020. Gray goes with anything and can be used in any room. The darker shades impart a cozy feeling to the space. All of the major paint companies have included a gray in their line-up for 2020, with Behr's Organic Charcoal and Sherwin Williams Cyberspace the darkest of these hues. Lighter grays like Sherwin-Williams Alpaca will also be popular into the new decade.
As we start off the New Year, enjoy this year's color choices. Dream of the arctic lights. Imagine bringing the beauty and tranquility of the Aurora Borealis to your own home, no matter where you live.