{friday finds: green is the colour}

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Mixing it up with greens

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Do you get the vibe that green is starting to crowd tangerine tango out of the limelight and getting a head start on becoming the darling of 2013?

I do.

Green has steadily been making its way onto the color scene, and all of a sudden, it feels like it has exploded onto the scene. My eyes are just getting use to the intensity of kelly green, and people are already talking mint a.k.a. seafoam? Is it really time for seafoam to make a reappearance? Here’s a link to a “spotlight on seafoam” so you can be the judge.

┬áMichelle Lamb, trend forecaster, offered these observations from High Point this past April…”shades from Kelly and grass (incoming color) to mint (building momentum) and citron (established color), green was nipping at blue’s heels.” Read the rest of this entry »

{palettes from industry color experts}

Star Tribune/Benjamin Moore's Cedar Green

Kim Yeager, Star Tribune, polled color experts, near and far, for their thoughts on colors that will be on your radar for 2010. One of Hirshfield’s many color experts, Kathy Basil, shared her opinions on Hirshfield’s favorite subject…color. Here is the link to “Swatch patrol.” Love the title.

Benjamin Moore's Violetta

Interested in reading more about Benjamin Moore’s 2010 colors du jour? Here’s a link to the article.

Why this lovely photo? Michelle Lamb, trend forecasting authority, put the word out last week; expect to see a lot more of the color pink in late 2010 and 2011. I know the color is “violetta” but it looks like a greyed pink to me.

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