Through the process of researching our September Color of the Month and compiling inspiring interiors and decor in this shade, I came across some pretty interesting online debates that verged on hostile. Apparently, defining this color can stir up some heat. Surprising for such a peaceful color. (You’d think we’d picked fire engine red.) Is it possible that a greater internal struggle surfaces not when asking “To be or not to be” but rather…
Color is going in new directions this year. Rich and deep hues are beginning to gain interest, and indigo is at the top of the color trend list. Pantone recently announced that indigo is set to be a major shade in 2012. Not quite blue or purple, it can feel classic, modern and a little bit mysterious all at once. Here’s a look at four ways designers are already using this cool color in interiors.
Accent pieces are a great way to bring a dose of indigo home. This blue credenza commands attention in a neutral entryway.
Choosing a color scheme can be one of the most difficult aspects of designing a room. Because of this, HGTV created a Color Guide to inspire and help you visualize what shades suit your space.
This photo gallery shows how to steal palettes from items you may already have in your home.
Watch videos on pairing colors with different materials — from wood to stainless steel. See experts match opposite colors to reinvigorate a room.
It’s inspiring to watch other HGTV fans create fantastic designs. See how Rate My Space users went from boring to brilliant in their colorful bathrooms and bedrooms makeovers.
This photo gallery from designers will spark the wow factor for your kitchen.
Read how David Bromstad finds his color muse.
After visiting the zoo last weekend, I realized that the bird section is my favorite. Why? The colors! From peacocks to parrots, birds inspire us to be bold in our color choices. With that in mind, I picked this week’s rooms and accessories based on their beautiful, bright hues.
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The perfect shade for Fall is Pantone’s Honey Yellow. Pair it with peacock blue or a brilliant purple for a fresh color scheme. Check out some of our favorite products in this warm, subdued hue.
Definitely the most feminine shade of Pantone’s Fall Color Trends, Rapture Rose is a sophisticated way to add pink to your favorite room. We’ve pulled together a few fun products that feature this girly hue.
In honor of Veteran’s Day, let’s take a look at the most patriotic shade of Pantone’s Fall Color Trend report. American Beauty is a true red that evokes a feeling of comfort with a touch of romanticism. Pair it with Purple Heart to create a truly creative palette or combine it with black for a moody, rich atmosphere. Check out some of our favorite products in this beautiful red hue.