2021 Color trends for your home

2021 Color trends for your home

Choosing the right color scheme for your home interior can make a world of difference during these unusual times where we spend most of our time at home. The colors can have a positive impact on your mood as well as motivate you to become more productive. In order for you to elevate your living standards, we have looked into the color trends of 2021 and prepared a short informative selection of colors trending for this year. Hopefully, we can inspire you to learn which colors speak to your personal taste the most and be inspired to upgrade your home in 2021.

Research shows that in 2021, people are turning to nature-inspired colors to create a sense of comfort and stability.1 During these uncertain times, it is normal to feel disrupted due to the ongoing changes in our lifestyles. We are searching for serenity and calmness through certain colors and want to feel more grounded and zen in our homes. There are certain colors such as green, blue, or neutral beige which intrinsically convey these characteristics, and can allow for a positive change in your home atmosphere.

The colors can have a positive impact on your mood as well as motivate you to become more productive.

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Shutterstock has released color trend predictions for 2021, which includes an organic palette with soft whites, rich golds and deep blue-greens. The creative director of shutterstock, Flo Lau said that people are leaving behind the bright, saturated hues that defined 2020 and moving towards a rich and natural palette that invites new opportunities and represents a desire to be outside,2 or a longing to being outside and reconnecting with Nature. The nature-inspired colors have been also advocated to increase mindfulness and optimism.

The paint brand Dulux has chosen the color Brave Ground, a warm, neutral color that is stabilizing and enabling, as the color of the year 2021.3 It communicates an elemental color, reflecting the strength that can be drawn from nature. It provides an opportunity to change and bring creativity into your home. Dulux has also used words such as ‘nourish, reset and retreat’ in order to express their color forecast for 2021.4 The earth-based hues allow for a balance between working from home and living at home, as these two aspects of our lives continue to blend together in the upcoming year as well. As different companies have expressed the recurring theme of back to nature, we can expect that it will be an ongoing trend in 2021.

Pantone has chosen the neutral Ultimate Grey and Illuminating, a yellow shade as the two main colors of 2021.5 The combination of these two colors convey a strong and hopeful outlook on the new year. The contrast of these two colors can uplift and bring warmth to your home interior. Here are some examples showing how they can be incorporated in your interior design.

Backed with years of research, the power of colors has become self-evident. If you want to upgrade your interior and use your space to support your mood, performance, and daily interactions, think of adapting to the new year’s colors. It is still not too late. Be empowered, inspired and nurished by the colors of 2021 all in your own home!

If you are interested in upgrading your interior, by integrating a new color scheme, or by doing other renovations, get in touch! We would love to share our ideas about adapting your interior design to sustain your creativity at home and support your daily interactions. Whatever your question, we would love to hear from you. We would be happy to help with any questions you may have.


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