From sophisticated jewel tones to playful brights to subtle shades reminiscent of sea, sand, forest and sky, upcoming colour trends look to channel joy and serenity. The Sherwin Williams 2020 Color Forecast includes 45 different hues, divided into five themes.
A unique fusion of iconic modern design with an “intergenerational boho vibe,” these colours are a meditation on comfort, connection and the pleasures found in the everyday. Colours include (left to right) Coral Clay, Verde Marrón, Likeable Sand and Original White.
Inspired by seasonal cycles, this palette features richly subtle shades of sea, sand, forest and sky, including (top to bottom) Acacia Haze, Beige Instenso, Perle Noir and Stardew.
Influences for this inspirational palette include optimism, authenticity and the southwest, and its tones are meant to evoke a sense of community and well-being. Colours include (left to right)
deep blue Naval and Ripe Olive, paired with “nurturing neutrals,” such as Sandbank and Touch of Sand.
Nordic simplicity meets the order and elegance of Japanese esthetics within this minimalistic and serene palette. These softly muted neutrals include (top to bottom) Breathless, Mystical Shade, Software and Spatial White.
Not for the faint of heart, this colourway embraces “bouyant” colours, including (left to right) the warm tone of Juneberry, bold Eros Pink, the energetic Gambol Gold and the deep black of Caviar.