Atrium Chaise The Jacques Garcia Collection Baker FurnitureAtrium Chaise  The Jacques Garcia Collection  Baker Furniture

While most of us have an idea what we like, there it’s always interesting to see what forecasts the industry has for the year ahead and what we should expect to see in the magazines.  Here are 9 things that many suspect will be hot going forward.

1 Shades Of Gray– Gray continues to be an incredibly popular choice for bathroom colors along with blue and beige.  The National Kitchen and Bath Association also found it to be the fastest-growing shade for the bathroom.  We have seen gray explode for cabinet choices in the kitchen over the past couple of years, and we should continue to see this trend continue for many more years ahead. 

2 Brass – Brass has been a trend which has been gathering steam over the past year.  In 2014 we should see more rise in the popularity of brass.  Everything from hardware in the kitchen, bold brass bathtubs, lamp stands and decorative accessories.

 
3 Soft neutrals, Pale Pink And Flesh Colored Tones. When it comes to color, matte pastels mixed with varying shades of gray have been seen to be trendy.  These romantic colors have been seen on the runway in fashion shows and are making their way to fabrics and accessories. Frosted florals, tinted glassware, along with delicate accessories are becoming hot.
 

4 Spring Green, Soft Combinations With Vibrant Floral Colors–  Softer, muted green has become a designer favorite. Benjamin Moore’s color of the year happens to be Guilford Green (HC-116), which is muted, and calm and soothing.  We will see designers combine this with darker colors, along with brighter richer accents. Neutral interiors will continue to dominate.

5  Ochre Yellows– Ochre is also becoming more popular when it comes to home design.  Designers are reaching for the outspoken rich velvet jewel tones when using this color.  Saturated colors are grabbing attention once again.

6  Natural Elements- Natural elements from the Nordic lands will dominate interiors this year.  We will see a mix of metals, stone, wood, glass and leather. People will gravitate towards patinated finishes on wood furniture and textiles. We will see more washed, distressed linen looks in the bedroom and on slipcovers.  People will continue to choose natural stone and wood countertops than faux looks.

7  Bold Blues– Cobalt blue has made splashes at several Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 runway shows.  This shade can stand out all on it’s own, and will be seen combined with lighter blues in the color family. Different shades of blue such as azure, beryl, teal, cobalt, sapphire, cerulean, turquoise are gaining traction.  Blue will be big in 2014.

8  Aquatic Blues – Shades of greens, blues, and turquoise will be teamed well with white. The watery feeling of being close to the ocean will reflect itself in prints, reminding you of a watercolor painting.   Expect seeing the look of driftwood furniture in shades of grays, and anything by the ocean to be in style in the season ahead.

9  Lighter Colored Woods– The darker woods are being switched out for the lighter, fresh looking, honey toned woods.  The popularity of the rich, deep toned woods which has been popular in design over the past 5 years has been exchanged out for a fresh movement seen in the lighter toned woods.  This trend has been growing steadily, and is continuing to take ground.

 

Paints & Palettes Benjamin Moore Whites

Light Wood Trends- Benjamin Moore 

2015 Interior Design Trends

Natural materials continue to be hot in 2015, Copper sees a rise in fashion

Picture Credits – Japanesetrash.com,   brittanymakes.com

Oleana Silk & Merino Wool Cardigan Design 155-FQ Seen on Siobhans

Prints, Prints, Prints- Ethnic and Scandinavian fabrics, upholstery and prints look like they will be a popular trend this year.

Oleana Silk & Merino Wool Cardigan Design 155-FQ –  siobhans.net

The Danish Fashion and Textile Association Office

Pastel Tones Seen In The Danish Fashion and Textile Association Office –eclectictrends.com

Pantone Colour PalettesPantone Colour Palettes 2015

Better Homes And Gardens Neutral Color Schemes

Glidden Pearl Grey GLN54, Valspar Outlands Subtle Taupe 6005-1B, Misty SW6232, Olympic White Sage 410-2, BM Silver Satin 856 – Bhg.com

Tina Hellberg and photographer Petra Bindel

Tina Hellberg and photographer Petra Bindel

Michelle Smith- Lonny Magazine

Michelle Smith’s top 5 colors: BM Parchment BM Woodlawn Blue Farrow & Ball Charleston Gray Fine paints of Europe Black 0029 (great for doors) Papers & Paints Quiet White,  Lonny.com

Benjamin Moore's Made Of The Mist - Cabinet Color

Benjamin Moore‘s Made Of The Mist – Cabinet Color

Martha Stewart Kitchen Set which is modeled after the one in her Bedford, New York, house.

Martha Stewart Kitchen TV Set still fits in with the trends going forward in 2015.  The lighter muted greens are fresh and forward for the years ahead

Benjamin Moore 2015 Paint Shades- Green Family

Benjamin Moore 2015 Paint Shades- Green Family

Benjamin Moore 2015 Paint Shades- Blush Family

Benjamin Moore 2015 Paint Shades- Blush Family

Benjamin Moore 2015 Paint Shades- Blush Family

Benjamin Moore 2015 Paint Shades- Berry Family, Blue Family

2015 Color Trends From House Beautiful

Olive Green, darker berries – rich, luxurious shades -The 2015 Color Trends You NEED to Know Now  – Found on housebeautiful.com

Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2015 Green Trends

Benjamin Moore 2015 Paint Shades- Green Family

Benjamin Moore 2015 Paint Shades

Benjamin Moore‘s Color of the year, Guilford Green (HC-116) is paired with Universal Black (2118-10). Black walls are a daring choice. Consider this look for your home by painting woodwork such as door and window trim black, and working the softer green in other areas such as the ceiling seen in this picture above.

2015 Color Trends Jewel Tones

Kelly Wearstler X Domaine, Addicta Mirror, Obssedia Console and Flora Sconce black and gold furniture, gold detail, bykoket.com

Benjamin Moore 2015 Paint Shades- Blue Family

Benjamin Moore 2015 Paint Shades- Blue Family

Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2015

Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2015

Monochromatic colors feel right, right now. Try warm, cool, dark and light layers of the same hue. It’s one chromatic concept, gracefully flowing room to room. Guilford Green (HC-116) is Benjamin Moore’s 2015 Color of the Year.

Robert Allen Fabric Trends 2014

Rhodophyta in Sun, Tranquil Flower, Gold Leaf- Robertallendesign.com

Color Trends Spring Summer 2015

Color Trends Spring/Summer 2015  fashiontrendsetter.com

Spring Summer 2015 Print Trend Report From Pattern Book

Spring/Summer 2015 Print Trend Report From Pattern Bank

Scandinavian 1920’s apartment in Malmö

Jewel Trends Seen In A Scandinavian 1920’s Apartment In Malmö

2015 Color Trends Jewel Tones

Scandinavian 1920’s Apartment In Malmö- objekt.fastighetsbyran.se

 
Rich plum purples are very fashionable for 2015.
 
Rich plum purples are very fashionable for 2015.  Mix them with a crisp white or pale grey for a luxurious colour scheme. Found on rooms-for-the-revolution.tumblr.com
 
2015 Interior Design Trends

Burberry Prorsum Spring 2015, Found on style.com,Rubelli Fabrics 2015 collection

Reclaimed- rustic console with lovely distressed Seen On Designer Color Sensation Blog

Reclaimed, rustic console with lovely distressed details, Found on designercolorsensation.blogspot.com

 

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