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Colour trends for 2013

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December 18th, 2012

Colour trends for 2013

Dulux Colour Futures™ from AkzoNobel have gathered trends from all sorts of industries such as design, interiors, and fashion as well as social trends, economic trends and have come up with the upcoming trends for the coming year, through their international research they have selected a range of colours they think will be in trend throughout 2013.

Colour palettes and colour moods for 2013

The colour theme is being called ‘Connections’ as this is the

“one dominant influence or idea which inspired us to create the five colour trends”

Quote from ColourFutures™

The theme consists of the following five colour palettes and colour moods:

  • Collective Passion
  • Switching Off
  • The Art Of Understanding
  • Home Factory
  • Visual Solace

Swatch 90BB 09/186

What is to colour for 2013

The colour of the year 2013 is……. 90BB 09/186 (also known as Indigo Blue).

“Like the dreamy ocean landscapes hidden from everyone but deep sea divers, this colour gives us a sense of tranquillity and stability which is very restful. It’s a big and benevolent colour which combines the trustworthy nature and evocative elegance of robust blue.”

Quote from ColourFutures™

You can see more of this years colour schemes here:
Dulux Trade website or here: and download the Colour Futures book(PDF).

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