The Colors of 2024
As we step into a new year, the world of design has eagerly been awaiting the colors of 2024. The three leading authorities in the realm of color—Pantone, Sherwin-Williams, and Benjamin Moore—have each unveiled their pick for the Color of the Year, promising a year of warmth, sophistication, and creativity.
Pantone’s Peach Fuzz: Radiant Warmth and Connection
Pantone, renowned for its influential color predictions, has named "Peach Fuzz" as the color that will dominate the year. A soft, pinkish-orange hue, Peach Fuzz is described by Leatrice Eiseman, the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, as a shade that "echoes our innate yearning for closeness and connection." Pantone
Sherwin-Williams' Upward SW 6239: Coastal Chic Vibes
Sherwin-Williams, a major player in the paint industry, has opted for a blissful powder blue named "Upward SW 6239" as its Color of the Year for 2024. Sue Wadden, the director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams, explains the choice by noting the trend of homeowners shifting from neutrals to more white tones. When paired with white, Upward SW 6239 creates a classic combination that exudes coastal chic vibes. Sherwin-Williams
Benjamin Moore's Blue Nova 825: A Poetic Paint Moment
Benjamin Moore, known for its sophisticated color selections, has chosen "Blue Nova 825" as the Color of the Year for 2024. This saturated, vibrant blend of blue and violet is inspired by the brilliance of a new star formed in space. Described by Andrea Magno, the color marketing and development director at Benjamin Moore, as "an alluring mid-tone that balances depth and intrigue with classic appeal and reassurance," Benjamin Moore