Focus and Introspection Anchor Pratt & Lambert’s 2019 Color Forecast
CLEVELAND, Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Pratt & Lambert Paints, an industry leader in innovative and premium quality paint products, announces its four designer trend color palettes for 2019 and distinguished Color of the Year. Each of the trending palettes reflects distinct styles and attitudes driving color and interior décor for the upcoming year.
The Pratt & Lambert color design team notes a societal shift toward introspection, focus and reflection that inform its 2019 Color Forecast. The spectrum of inner exploration is embodied by its selection for Color of the Year, Ginger Scent 336-D, and four accompanying color palettes — Accelerate, Radiate, Preserve and Fulfill — featuring eight beautiful colors designed to inspire paint and décor throughout the home.
The Color of the Year, Ginger Scent, and the 2019 design trend palettes will spark design concepts, warm spaces, and provide a sophisticated contrast that adds depth to any room. The four design trend palettes inspire forward-thinking spaces and aim to connect people with their spaces in deeper, more meaningful ways.
“People are looking for colors that enable them to find peace and balance in an increasingly complicated world,” said Ashley Banbury, senior color designer, Pratt & Lambert. “Our 2019 color trends and Color of the Year are inspired by the spirit of self-expression and self-reflection we see in society today. Whether they’re wanting to express their independence or create a space where they can reflect and relax, design trends are very much about each individual’s personal fulfillment.”
About FOCUS — the 2019 Color Trend Forecast
Ginger Scent 336-D, a calming, soft terracotta, is a vibrant neutral that seamlessly elevates bold colors and other more intricate design elements in a space. The color represents a constant quest for self- improvement and encourages a more satisfying life. “We envision this color sparking design concepts, warming up spaces and allowing sophisticated contrast adding depth to any room,” Banbury said.
Accelerate highlights the extreme and edgy, offering a fresh take on primary colors. This vibrant palette skips the somber hues and capitalizes on adventure off the beaten trail.
“This palette is fun and reminds people to ignore ingrained norms and not take themselves too seriously,” Banbury said.
Accelerate comprises Litewood 425-A, Spiced Apple 237-G, True Navy 309-G, Burnt Copper 232-G, Nightshade 321-G, Blue Sentinel 312-F, Council Bluff 408-C and Canary 227-E.
Radiate offers hues inspired by technology integrating into modern interiors. “The Radiate palette finds a balance between vibrant and more subtle hues; the colors radiate light and energy to align your emotions,” Banbury noted.
Radiate comprises Rich Sorrel 329-F, Hudson Bay 210-F, Wetherburn 216-D, Teaberry 238-F, Persian Melon 233-B, Savoy House 337-G, Soft Pumpkin 232-E and Kingston Blue 112-F.
Preserve reflects the movement toward preservation and earthy sustainability.
“Sustainable innovation is much more than a design trend, but indicates a new kind of consumer who demands transparency and pushes for longer product lifespans,” Banbury said. “This palette embraces delicate hues with substance.”
Preserve comprises Chinchilla 408-D; Enchanted 321-C; Favourite WH1-4; Hot Tamale 336-F; Cracked Wheat 326-D; Moody Indigo 309-E; North Hampton 318-E; and 2019 Color of the Year, Ginger Scent 336-D.
Fulfill encourages balance in one’s personal oasis and features colors inspired by natural florals. “Younger generations prioritize physical and emotional self-care and being proactive about their journeys to self love,” Banbury said.
Fulfill comprises Pink Flame 237-F, Velvet Plum 203-G, Tender Violet 203-B, Isle of Capri 114-G, Amberglow 226-A, Plantation Pink 237-C, Butter Cream 228-D and Breakaway 318-B.
To bring these colors to life, Pratt & Lambert has created a unique online color visualizer tool, prattandlambert.renoworks.com.
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About Pratt & Lambert:
Since its founding in 1849, Pratt & Lambert has stood for quality, leadership and innovation in the paint industry. We have offered the finest paint products and an unwavering commitment to dealers, architects, designers, contractors, and consumers. Our exceptional achievements over the last century have helped make us one of the finest paint brands in the marketplace and distinguished color leaders in the paint industry. When it comes to quality, “Never Compromise.” For more information, visit prattandlambert.com.
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