This is the week we celebrate patriotic colors of red, blue and white at home. Today we are going to focus on blue. Blue is probably the most favorite color by people globally. There’s a reason we think of blue as relaxing: it actually tends to lower our heart rates, blood pressure, and even our body temperature. Studies of memory have demonstrated that memory is enhanced by blue light and blue light can even kill some bacteria. Blue often represents :trustworthy, dependable, tranquil,peaceful, calming. Here are 3 of our favorite blue paint colors this year:
- Sherwin-Williams color of the year 2020 —Naval (SW6244)
Naval is a rich navy that creates a calm and grounding environment infused with quiet confidence. And it is bold and fresh at the same time.
2020 places an importance on biophilia – our intrinsic need as humans to interact with nature. Nava goes well with natural materials such as marble and wood.
Key Color Combinations for Naval
Gold metallic accents and paint colors such as Tarnished Trumpet SW 9026 or Midday SW 6695 bring warmth to navy’s boldness for a pairing that’s meant to be while shades of green and paint colors such as Kale Green SW 6460 introduce biophilia for a grounding, down-to-earth presence.
2. Pantone color of the year 2020–Classic Blue(PANTONE 19-4052)
PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit, offering refuge. Aiding concentration and bringing laser like clarity, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue re-centers our thoughts.
Pantone has created five unique color palettes featuring PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue to help you bring this year’s special shade into your designs. Each palette conveys a different mood, illustrating the versatility of Classic Blue, and is supported by three suggested color combinations. These 5 unique color palettes include: PONDER, SNORKEL, DESERT TWILIGHT, EXOTIC TASTES, UNTRADITIONAL and you can click here to learn more.
You can click here to learn more about Pantone Color of the Year 2020.
3. PPG Color of the Year 2020—Chinese Porcelain (PPG1160-6)
Hand-selected by PPG’s global color experts, the PPG paint brand’s 2020 Color of the Year, Chinese Porcelain (PPG1160-6) is a blend of cobalt and moody, ink blue that imparts calmness and restful sleep while also offering the spirit of hopefulness – a rare commodity in a restless world.
Chinese Porcelain pairs well with décor in warm saffron and turmeric tones, such as lush drapes or velvet pillows. The hue also pairs well with leather accents and dusty sand tones, for an attention-grabbing look.
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