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2023 colour trends - an inspiring palette

Design-wise, trends reflect different movements (cultural, social, economic). Cycles come and go — though there is always room to wander and diverge from them, in whatever way we may see fit.

But foreseeably enough, looking at what’s ahead can help redefine the way we inhabit space by, for example, bringing comfort or optimism to a particular setting. Indeed, 2023 trends will focus on the idea of reflection—on what matters to us the most and on how we engage with other people. 

In this article, we invite you to find out how.

With 2022 coming to its predictable end, we reach a time when big industry names share or go back to their annual reports and forecasts for the upcoming year. These predictions confirm patterns and guide consumer choices as a compass of sorts.

Regarding colour trends, the 2023 forecasts suggest palettes highlighting the relationship between home and the ‘being’ who experiences it. The lifestyle changes brought about by the pandemic have, in many cases, decelerated the pace of everyday life. As a result, the trends reflect a desire to return to ‘normality’ and create a comfortable, welcoming environment – with a touch of luxury. And in this regard, the notion of luxury is being increasingly recast, largely based on craftsmanship, technology, and pop culture, inspired by minimalist environments.

PPG & Glidden, one of the most prominent players in the sector, presents ten colours that will be trending in 2023

Sherwin-Williams is also one of several organisations producing colour trend forecasts for interior design each year. How do we regenerate ourselves? How do we move forward? What is the exact hue we want to use? These are some of the questions that Sherwin-Williams sought to answer. The result is TERRA, 40 colours that span the spectrum from greens and blues to browns, warmer neutrals, and even yellows, sorted into four palettes.

Biome evokes the search for balance, an ecosystem where imagination abounds. Rich earth tones and beige greys of linen prevail.


Nexus is energy, comfort, and a place of regeneration. This palette highlights the serenity of natural clay and sunburned desert sands, where soft browns prevail.

With Lore comes the appeal to creativity, as essential as oxygen itself. The proposal reconnects with ancient reds or pastels, for example.

Origin projects joy and good vibes from the inside out. The tones in this palette appeal to regeneration through lively tones and restful neutrals.

Five changes in interior design driven by 2023 colour trends

With home décor and interior design trade shows returning to pre-pandemic swing, the buzz around interior design trends and responses to the new needs is also returning in force. Discover five changes in interior design brought about by next year’s colour trends.

     1. The restorative power of nature and the growing interplay between indoors and outdoors will take on an even more significant role in decoration, with increased interest in plants and the use of earth tones, flowers, and vegetation.

     2. There will be greater care in the selection of tones that convey positive energy in the use of space, perfectly suited to each of us.

     3. We will increasingly see colour associated with rounded silhouettes, flowing and organic shapes, stone tables, and sculptural forms (not just small decorative objects).

     4. We will increasingly notice the presence of retrofuturism in interior design – which is not a new trend but one that will become more prominent – drawing inspiration from the metaverse and digital art.

     5. Luxury for everyone, based on craftsmanship – focusing on natural colours in walls, floors, and bathrooms and soft wooden shades in sideboards while allowing for darker hues accentuating the authenticity of nature’s colours.



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Next year’s colour forecasts feature concepts like digital escapism, focused on representations of wellness and colours that herald stability, balance, and optimism. The hues of 2023 will portray notions of connection, be it with the earth, our creative practices, ourselves, or our dreams. Re-energizing the environment will be one of the biggest tenets of the coming year – and colour will play a crucial role.