You might envision a color trend meeting for 2011 to take place in a bunker somewhere over the rainbow. While color trends are often a mystery to most and dictated by a few influencers, the New Year may bring you a new desire to redo those window coverings and paint colors. When it comes to color trends for interiors for 2011, meetings of the color people, including Yolo Colorhouse and Pantone, have come up with some enticing predictions for 2011.
Yolo Colorhouse has put together some popular trends in color for 2011. Some of their ideas relate to the wave of technology, bringing everyone and everything to your fingertips as reflected through home decor. As the world moves faster, colors start to blend, creating sultry and seductive teals paired with shadow hues and warm colors like twinkling lights. Yolo Colorhouse also points out a number of trends in color, from the knitting craze of weaving together bright hues with grounding neutrals, the organic color movement of rich earthy browns and vibrant beet purples, to going green with natural material-like color palettes.
Pantone also weighed in on color for interiors for 2011. Announcing nine color palettes for home furnishings, Pantone cites quiet pastels of light blues, pinks and golden yellows along with colors that are easy on the eyes such as dusty roses, avocadoes, and warm taupe. Other trends in interior colors for 2011 include jet-blacks coupled with metallic, clean Zen colors and that burst of wit and whimsy with jellybean color palettes. More trends predicted more fragmented colors, pulling from all around the world.
Heading over the rainbow and reading up on color trends for 2011, you might have the sudden urge to do some redecorating. Clicking heels to head over the rainbow of colors is not just for the Dorothy crowd. Anyone can follow these trends in color for the upcoming year.