Colors of 2014 In Glass

Pantone Past Colors of The Year

By now you've probably heard The Pantone Institute chose "Radiant Orchid" as their 2014 Color of the Year. It's an interesting choice; a mauve-pink-plum that is said to spark the imagination and innovation. In my opinion, it is a calmer turn away from the bright Emerald and Tangerine Tango of the … [Read more...]

Determining Blue

Blue Color Trends 2013

Prediction....Blue! Yesterday's post was full of the possibilities for THE Color of 2014. But I'm going to make my prediction. Personally, I think it's time for a nice, strong, blue. So that's my bet,...a dark marine or navy blue. Blue, blue, blue. It has been gaining strength at High Point Market … [Read more...]

The Color of 2014?

Pantone Institute Fall Fashion Forecast 2013

It's still early, I realize, but High Point Market is just a little over 6 weeks away so the trends for next year will be here before we know it. So what do YOU think the color of the year is going to be for 2014?   Pantone’s Emerald Green, Sherwin Williams’ Aloe, and Benjamin Moore’s Lemon … [Read more...]

How To Use It: Emerald

Dreamwalls Color Glass as Coffee Table Top in Emerald Green

The colors chosen for 2013 by various expert communities have had a chance to grow on you for a few months now. This week we'll break down each on what we hear from customers, how the industry is responding, and offer suggestions for how to use these colors in interior environments. Emerald - … [Read more...]

Color Ways: Emerald City….Glass Style!

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In celebration of Pantone's 2013 Color of the Year, Emerald, I thought we'd take a trip down the yellow glass road to Emerald City this week! I've rounded up some great glass finds that incorporate the lush green color into the home. From top right to left: Vintage Emerald Glass Table, Emerald … [Read more...]

Green & Blue: Fashion Inspires Home

Pantone Color Spectrum Spring 2013

The Pantone Spring 2013 Fashion Color Trend Report has been out a while now, but in light of the buzz that Navy blue and Emerald Green are gaining for the "it" color of 2013, I think it bears a fresh look. These various superstars of fashion have very different styles, but for them to come together … [Read more...]

Great Greens

Sherwin Williams Color 6464 "Aloe"

Monday, I spoke about the opportunities for blue as the color of 2013. Today, I'm going to show you some luscious greens. In the Pantone Home+Interiors Forecast webinar a few months ago, they had several in their palette that referenced renewal, growth, elegance, and preppiness. Could one of them be … [Read more...]

Home+Interiors 2013 Trends

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I was fortunate enough to attend a webinar last week for the Pantone View Home+Interiors 2013 forecast by Laurie Pressman, Vice President of Fashion, Home & Interiors for Pantone. "Fantasies and Realities" was the theme of the presentation, and it did not disappoint. It made me very anxious to … [Read more...]

Orange You Glad It’s Dreamwalls Color Glass?

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With all this talk about Tangerine, I just had to go out to our manufacturing floor and see what sort of orange samples we've been sampling lately in our Dreamwalls Color Glass backpainted glass. The answer? Plenty! I pulled just a few to share: From top to bottom: Pantone 485C, Pantone … [Read more...]

Thoughts on Tangerine Tango

Tangerine Tango Comparison

Pantone 17-1463 Tangerine Tango has been chosen by Pantone as the Color of the Year 2012. Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of Pantone Color Institute said in a press statement: "Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of … [Read more...]