Hot Hue: This Year’s Top Color Trend Is Inspired By Nature
Harkening back to our innate need for the great outdoors, it comes at no surprise that we’re craving the color green in 2020, especially in a world of endless scrolling. Inspired by the rolling countryside, lush fields of foliage and grassy plains, this hot hue calls us to put down our phones and connect back to nature. Whether it’s a muted mossy door or patinated emerald hutch, we rounded up 20 inspiring ways to bring this 2020 color trend into your home.
Benjamin Moore’s Cushing Green gives this principal bedroom a cocoon feeling and pairs perfectly with warm wood accents for a fresh spin on mid-century modern design.
For a dose of heritage charm, a deep shade of moss compliments the storied elements in this powder room, like a glass-front cabinet with knick knacks and bathroom essentials on display.
Homeowners Ian Letts and Shelley Durnin stripped the wallpaper in their historical home, revealing a layer of gorgeously patinated green paint. “I love how it shows the age of the house,” says Shelley.
In this farmhouse mudroom, built-in hooks and wood panelling feel fresh with a coat of rich blue-green paint. Plus, it doubles as a stylish place to keep everyday essentials within reach.
An organized farmhouse pantry gets taken up a notch with emerald green paint and starburst tile floors, making this spot a destination for culinary inspiration.
This Montreal rowhouse‘s traditional mouldings command attention thanks to a coat of deep green paint, which play off the citrus yellow chairs and warm copper accents.
Holt Renfrew president Mario Grauso‘s collection of red and white Hermès china holds pride of place on open shelving swathed in a cool blue-green hue for a twist on a French country kitchen.
In the bedroom of Valérie Morisset, Maison & Demeure‘s design director, less is more. With a muted moss hue on the walls, she kept the rest of the look simple with neutral linens, delicate drapes and meaningful mementos hanging above the bed.
Designer Francesca Albertazzi makes a case for colored cabinets in her renovated childhood home. The custom cool-toned green hue punches up the understated backsplash and unconventional runner made out of carpet tiles.
A coat of muted green paint on the custom vanity in this kids’ bathroom feels like a neutral. “It’s easy to infuse color that isn’t bright,” says designer Jordy Fagan.
Curvy furniture is still going strong in 2020, and it feels even more on-trend wrapped in a saturated chartreuse velvet fabric à la designer Nam Dang-Mitchell’s global-inspired living room.
A patinated built-in curio cabinet adds a hit of rustic charm to this country kitchen, which doubles as a statement backdrop for crisp white ceramics.
A sumptuous chair is a great alternative for experimenting with an on-trend hue without the commitment of paint. In this global-inspired condo‘s guest bedroom, bold navy and gold accents make the emerald green perch pop.
“They resemble industrial barn-style fixtures,” says designer Cameron MacNeil of the hunter green pendant lights dotting the hallway. “In multiples, they’re fun and really work in that space.”
The star of this New England-style entryway is a deep green bench, which brings the antique chest of drawers into the 21st century.
For a dose of luxury, reupholster a tufted sofa in a rich green velvet, as seen in this Tuscan-inspired living room. Drawing inspiration from nature’s lush landscape brings the outdoors in.
Perfect for curling up with a book and a cup of tea on a lazy Sunday morning, this handsome armchair is a popular perch in designer Philip Mitchell’s principal bedroom.
Don’t be afraid to pair two “look at me” design elements in one space: a green velvet headboard and playful cheetah print pillow give this principal bedroom youthful energy.
Make a memorable first impression with a bold Kelly green lacquered door, which brightens up a small Toronto home’s neutral main floor.