Color Trends for 2024
As the calendar pages turn, the anticipation within the design community builds – it’s the season when paint companies, color gurus, and interior design trendsetters start unveiling their predictions for the next wave of color trends. Supposedly, these are the hues that will set the tone in the most luxurious remodeled living spaces in the year ahead. Paint companies tend to lead the way with their bold self-proclamations and then designers dive into new projects. Will the paint company prognostications prove true? Are these the colors you’ll be sharing with Drury senior designers as they put together Drury Select custom cabinetry ideas and inspo boards for your new kitchen, bathroom and more?
We’ve curated a comprehensive roundup of these forecasts to inspire and guide you. Scroll forth for a peek into 2024’s potential color revolution…
Benjamin Moore’s Blue Nova 825
Paint maker Benjamin Moore has revealed their eagerly awaited Color of the Year for 2024: Blue Nova 825. This rich and dynamic hue merges blue with violet, drawing inspiration from the dazzling creation of a star in the cosmos. The brand celebrates this celestial-inspired shade with a touch of poetic flair! In a statement, the director of color marketing and development, Andrea Magno, characterized Blue Nova 825 as a captivating mid-tone that harmonizes the allure of depth and mystery with timeless charm and a comforting quality.
Benjamin Moore’s 2024 Color Palette
Softly saturated with a nuanced approach to contrast, the Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2024 palette takes inspiration from “the hues experienced through travels and moments that span beyond routine.”
Behr’s Cracked Pepper PPU18-01
Behr calls its Cracked Pepper a “timeless and modern hue that awakens the senses and exudes confidence on every scale.” They say Cracked Pepper can transform any space by wrapping the walls in it to make a bold statement or by adding an accent of it for a hint of sophistication.
Behr’s 2024 Color Palette of the Year
Behr’s next Color Palette of the Year includes: (Top Row, Left to Right:) Whipped Cream, Weathered White, Even Better Beige, Malted, Tranquil Gray, (Middle Row, Left to Right:) Chic Taupe, Amber Brew, Riviera Beach, Orange Flambe, Offshore Mist, (Bottom Row, Left to Right:) Provence Blue, Rumors, Laguna Blue, Mountain Olive and Cracked Pepper.
PPG’s 2024 Color of the Year: Limitless
According to PPG’s color guru for the Glidden brand: “Limitless contains both the power of a primary color and the essence of a neutral to support both cool and warm tones. It even has the power to stand on its own. The possibilities are truly Limitless.”
Graham & Brown’s 2024 Color of the Year: Viridis
The British paint maker’s 2024 Color of the Year Viridis is described by Architectural Digest as “an effervescent take on a mid green, forging a connection between interior and exterior worlds while tapping into the hue’s sense of freshness and optimism.
Valspar’s 2024 Color of the Year: Renew Blue
Valspar Director of Color Marketing Sue Kim says, ” The concept of home is evolving to include a feeling as well as a physical place.” The company describes Renew Blue as a “nourishing, green-influenced blue that creates a sense of peace wherever you place it.”
Dunn-Edwards’ 2024 Color of the Year: Skipping Stones
Dunn-Edwards says Skipping Stones is “a serene and steely blue with hints of green and grey that emulates the meditative, yet energizing feeling of the sea. The regenerative shade perfectly captures a collective yearning to slow down and achieve balance and tranquility in the year to come.”
HGTV Home by Sherman Williams’ 2024 Color of the Year: Persimmon
Part of HGTV Home by Sherman Williams’ 2024 Collection of the Year, Persimmon is a mid-tone terracotta with tangerine tones that’s more muted than the actual autumnal fruit’s complexion.
Dutch Boy’ 2024 Color of the Year: Ironside
Dutch Boy says, “Ironside is rooted in comfort and creates a space that is elegant and charming. As dark shades become more appreciated in the home, this deep olive is versatile in wide-open spaces or enclosed comfy places, reflecting well-being from all angles.”
Minwax’ 2024 Color of the Year: Bay Blue
According to Minwax: “This relaxing mix of blue and green expands our connection to water and wellness, moving beyond the growth-focused greens of recent years for a wholly immersive color experience. It invites you to interpret design anew to create a home that’s authentically personal.”
Krylon’s 2024 Color of the Year: Bluebird
Yes, we’re sharing this spray paint company’s color of the year! The point of this blog piece is to look into the crystal ball of colors that might create a buzz next year. Maybe there’s something to glean from the fact that even spray paint available at big box stores will be helping people play around with funky blue-green combos! Krylon says, “Bluebird reimagines pastel blue with a bold yet pale hue that uplifts and comforts, serving as a platform for modern minimalism while celebrating the beauty of natural tones and textures in perfect harmony.”