Color Trends – 2010 and Beyond
05/27/2010 § Leave a comment
Hi all, I know its been AGES since my last blog but I’ve been inspired!
I’ve been a big fan of Pantone since I worked in a sign shop and learned the importance of accurate color matching. I was especially excited to see that Pantone named Turquoise as color of the year for 2010 as it is my “go-to” color for everything.
• Identifies cultural and lifestyle trends
with true global relevance.
• Analyzes societal and mass-market
• Forecast colors are springboards
for inspiration, interpretation and
adaptation to specific product and
The ColorFoward for 2010 is very cool – about societal trends as listed below:
Tech It Easy
- Age Shock
Each one of these trends has a selection of colors that goes along with it. You can see their color predictions here – it’s a free pdf. ColorForward 2010. I personally love the “Embracing Gaia” scheme!
Colors for 2011 will be brighter and more lively, reflecting a renewed sense of optimism in a world still struggling with natural and man-made crises, according to ColorForward™… At the same time, consumers can be expected to respond more to technology, materials and emotions that stimulate the senses in ways that go beyond the merely visible.
And if you’re curious about predictions for Fall 2010 see the below chart from Pantone.