Color Trends For 2017

Dated: 02/07/2017

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THESE ARE THE COLORS EVERYONE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT IN 2017

Next year, interior designers will be drawing inspiration from your personality.

BYDEVIN ALESSIO JAN 07, 2017 18.9K

It's now 2017, which means one thing: It's time to discuss which home decor trends will define the year.

On the color front, sophisticated hues are poised to take center stage, according to Behr, which has predictions for colors to keep an eye on in 2017. The paint company has divided its selections into three palettes — Confident, Composed, and Comfortable — and if they are any indication, we'll be drawing decor inspiration from our personalities in the year ahead.

Creative, social types will be drawn to the Confident palette, defined by dusky blues, spicy reds, and lime greens, designed to captivate your attention. Then there's the Composed palette. Its earthy greens and taupes will be a go-to for traditionalists looking to create a contemporary space. And it's all about pale pastels in the Comfortable range, characterized by light pinks, blues, and yellows that make the smallest of spaces pop. Its muted shades are ideal for introverts who want to make their first foray into accent colors.

We've already seen some of these shades make waves this year, so if you need some help imagining how they might play out in your own space, look no further than 9 rooms below. It's easy to see why we'll be obsessed with them well into 2017.

CONFIDENT: DUSKY BLUECourtesy of Donna Dotan

This Hamptons home proves that feeling blue doesn't have to be a bad thing. Intended to recall the colors of the ocean, the beachy shade used here highlights the home's high ceilings.

Similar to shown: Endless Sea by Sherwin-Williams

CONFIDENT: BLUE-GREENCourtesy of Behr

Orange accents pack a punch in a saturated green space. It's the perfect color combo for when you want to up the drama.

Get the look: Jade Dragon by Behr

CONFIDENT: SUNSHINE YELLOWWilliam Waldron

Yes, painting your floor lemon yellow is a risk – but don't you feel happier just looking at this room?

Similar to shown: Fiesta Yellow by Benjamin Moore

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW COMPOSED: MINERAL GRAYCourtesy of Behr

The best way to kick traditional style up a notch? Paint your space a rich color like this dark gray. In this case, the texture of the wall softens the solemn shade.

Get the look: Shades On by Behr

COMPOSED: LIGHT BLUE-GREEN

When paired with black and white accessories, robust teal and polished aqua enliven a minimalist office.

Similar to shown: Bora Bora Shore by Sherwin-Williams

COMPOSED: EARTHY GREEN AND TAUPE BEIGEThomas Loof

Taupe and earthy green create a calming vibe in an East Hampton summer home.

Similar to shown: Strong Neutral Tone by Farrow & Ball and Feathery Blue by Farrow & Ball

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW COMFORTABLE: POWDERY BLUEEric Piasecki/Dering Hall

Looking to take your first big risk with color? Traditionally summery shades – like this aqua – feels sophisticated when grounded with dark wood floors and brass accents.

Similar to shown: Gentle Aquamarine by Sherwin-Williams

COMFORTABLE: PASTEL PINKRoger Davies

Looks like Rose Quartz isn't going anywhere. The ultra feminine shade accentuates a space's natural light.

Similar to shown: Mixed Fruit by Benjamin Moore

COMFORTABLE: DUSTED YELLOWCourtesy of Behr

Bright accent pieces – like the soft yellow console – energize this room's muted gray walls.

Get the look: Gold Hearted by Behr

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