A dramatic purple will pop in the dining room. According to our stable of interior experts, these are the MVPs so far this year. Pick up a paint brush — you’ll want these modern hues in your home ASAP.
Designer Scot Meacham Wood says “serious shades” are going to rule the design world this year. “Strongly hued colors, like exotic chinoiserie red, give homes a sense of impactful design,” he says. As proven by the book shelves in this living room by designer Marshall Watson.
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Designer Francesco Bilottopredicts moodier tones will make a serious mark in living rooms and bedroom spaces this year, as showcased on the wallpaper of this Moroccan-inspired lounge by designer Justina Blakeney.
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Another color that proves bold is back is this dramatic purple, according to Bilotto. “You’ll see this tone showcased everywhere from kitchen cabinets to foyers,” he says. Designer Pat Healing opted to use this shade to create a statement on this New York dining room door.
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Dubbed “millennial pink” by The Cut, the peach-salmon hybrid refuses to go away. “Not too juvenile or too twee or too sweet, it acts like a neutral,” says designer Lisa Tharp.
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Pantone named “Autumn Maple” as one of its top shades for (surprise, surprise) autumn, but the fall hue looks fresh year-round. A similar burnt orange spices up this kitchen by Melanie Coddington.
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Deep emerald isn’t going anywhere. “This bluegrass green is on the floors of Monticello — and at my 1688 country home,” says designer Jeffrey Bilhuber. “It’s a color steeped in history, but also of the moment. To me, that’s perfection.”
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OVAL ROOM BLUE
The presidential election may be over, but the Oval Room can inspire change in more ways than one. “I call this blue my miracle worker — nothing bests it if you need fast drama,” says designer Lauren McGrath. No wonder this shade looks right at home in our kitchen of the year.
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Pantone’s color of the yearbrings to mind the outdoors, but it works inside too. For a high-impact entry, designer Christina Murphy Pisa turned to a similar shade. “This acidic apple green, which is sophisticated but not too serious, nails it,” she says.
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