For those of you waiting for the 2013 color forecasts, here is the synopsis of the interior colors that we are “supposed” to use in our homes next year. I trust all of you to do what is right for you and your families first, and decorate according to trends only if it really suits your life. Pantone, the self-appointed color doyens, say that the 2013 is the year of “Emerald.” (17-5641) Their description of this color: “Lively, radiant, lush.. a color of elegance and beauty that enhances out sense of well-being, balance and harmony.” Benjamin Moore picked Lemon Sorbet (2019-60). Their reasons? “This beautiful yellow hue harmonizes with other trending pastels in the mint, coral, pink, blue, and vanilla families. Uplifting without being overpowering it is the ideal home paint colour to complement any décor. It’s the perfect transitional colour between the mid-tones and saturated colours seen in today’s READ MORE
Well, that grabbed your attention didn’t it? Try to hold the excitement down, I know this is gripping stuff. But – we need to talk about undertones, and if I had titled this column “Undertones” you most likely would have turned the page. I’ll get to “Beige and Taupe” in a minute.