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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:
http://www.colourfutures.com and download the Colour Futures book(PDF).

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If you would like to use the colour of the year (90BB 09/186) or any other colour you need to buy and need to work out how much you need to buy, use our FREE Paint Calculator.

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Colour trends for 2012

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December 14th, 2011

Swatch 10YR 21/436

What’s the colour of the year?

ICI paints and AkzoNobel have come up with the upcoming trends for the coming year, through their international research they have come up with a range of colours they think will be in trend throughout 2012.

The colour of the year 2012 is……. 10YR 21/436 (also known as Firecracker 4).

“The Colour of the year is a blushing, lively, juicy red

Red is held in high regard around the world for its many symbolic purposes.

The colour red offers many possibilities: contrasting one colour, bringing out a certain depth or cool quality in the next, allowing a third to recede. Like the jester in a deck of cards, it can change the game in an instant and brighten your outlook in unpredictable ways.”

Quote from Dulux Trade website

You can see more of this years colour schemes here:
Dulux Trade website or here:
http://www.colourfutures.com and download the Colour Futures book.

If you would like to work out how much of the colour of the year (10YR 21/436) or any other colour you need to buy, use our FREE Paint Calculator.

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Colour trends for 2011

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January 11th, 2011

Swatch 89YY 78/269

What’s the colour of the year?

ICI paints together with AkzoNobel have come up with the upcoming trends for the coming year, through their international research they have come up with a range of colours they think will be in trend throughout 2011.

The colour of the year 2011 is……. 89YY 78/269.

“The Colour of the Year is a light, airy, citrus yellow that symbolises a freer spirit, sense of fun and positive energy. This clear, clean and translucent yellow encapsulates a mood of hope and optimism – a carefree, vitamin packed shot of purity and freedom. The slight green edge gives it newness over egg yolk tones of yellow and perfectly reflects our appreciation of nature and man made materials, as it feels both organic and technological.”

Quote from ICI website

You can see more of this years colour schemes here:
http://www.icipaints.co.uk/colours/trends/2011/colour_of_the_year.jsp or here:
http://www.colourfutures.com

If you would like to work out how much of the colour of the year (89YY 78/269) or any other colour you need to buy, use our FREE Paint Calculator.

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