Pantone Previews 2014 Color Trends

CHICAGO-Pantone has debuted Pantone View home + interiors 2014, a trend forecast with nine key color and design trends, encompassing 74 colors, for home furnishings and interior design.

Unveiled at the International Home + Housewares Show here, the forecast is available in book form detailing visual inspiration, suggested color harmonies, individual tear-out palette cards, swatches and images for use in presentations and storyboards. The nine trends are:

oTechno Color, an expression of how technology is affecting design and expanding the color universe through a melding of vibrant and deep hues

oPhysicality, which speaks to colors of power and energy counterbalanced by hues that express introspection and calmness

oSculpted Simplicity, which recognizes how important shape, form and function are to the end product or environment

oFluidity, which focuses on the human need for cool water tones, rendered in blues and blue-greens

oCollage, a melange of designs that demonstrate ingenuity and resourcefulness

oIntimacy, consisting of tints and tones that inviting in nature and softly tactile

oModa, which speaks of attention to detail and translates high fashion into interiors

oTribal Threads, with varied colors to reflect tribal diversity

oEccentricities, which is tongue in cheek with highly original color juxtapositions in evocative combinations

Pantone View home + interiors 2014, Pantone View home + interiors 2014 ID (which includes a plastic chip cross reference for the 74 colors) and Pantone View home + interiors 2014 color kit are available online at Pantone View inspiration for interiors 2014, consisting of tear-out cards for the nine palettes, can be purchased online at

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