Posts Tagged ‘pantone’

December 30th, 2013 No Comments

Color Palette: Blues and Neutrals in 2014

As we look ahead to 2014 this week, as far as color predictions, Pantone’s color of the year is “Radiant Orchid” while Benjamin Moore shows us the “New Neutrals” in soft shades of blues, violets, grays, tans and even pale peach- a bit similar to this inspiration photo above. My favorite color is blue but taking a cue from this photograph, folding in neutrals like gray and a creamy tan really seem to elevate it to a more sophisticated and very usable color palette when designing a home. The darkest color is wonderful for lower kitchen cabinets, bathroom … Read more

December 17th, 2012 No Comments

this week’s color palette: emerald green

Pantone recently released the 2013 Color of the Year- Emerald Green. Green is supposed to symbolize renewal, balance and calm- something I think we are all hoping for this next year. What do you think of their color choice?  I’d love to hear! Leave me a comment. For me personally we are planning a family trip to Ireland this year, so maybe this is a good omen.  I kissed the Blarney stone (many) years ago- I think it’s time I renewed my luck. Below I’ve included the past years’ colors. I think it’s interesting to see how the colors ended … Read more

April 16th, 2012 No Comments

color palette: blue, orange and white

Who doesn’t miss House & Garden magazine? This February 2007 issue showcased this bold outdoor space that landscape architect Steve Martino designed for his client’s house in Palm Springs. (photographed by Raimund Koch) This plaster-coated wall is painted in Frazee’s Spiced Rum. It’s an orange with a lot of red in it. Visit Mr. Martino’s website for more color inspiration for your outdoor space. We’re seeing a lot of this palette this year, especially sprinkled in fashion but also in home accessories. Pantone 2012 color of the year is “Tangerine Tango” if you hadn’t heard. Everyone from Marc … Read more