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The Year of Viva Magenta!

What’s the inspiration behind the 2023 color of the year? Trend forecasters have stated that many are searching for support, connection, inspiration, and self-reflection in the new year. Outwardly looking at nature’s warm, earth-toned colors are the biggest features of the new year. Pantone’s color of the year is called Viva Magenta, a crimson red tone that balances warm and cool. Pantone describes it as “…powerful and empowering…a new animated red that revels in pure joy, encouraging experimentation and self-expression without restraint, an electrifying, and a boundaryless shade…” If this is the vibe you want to bring into your space this year, consider incorporating viva magenta into your space to fulfill your overarching vision. If this shade doesn’t quite fit your design aesthetic, here are some similar shades that top-rated paint brands have shared to please every minimalist and maximalist!

If you are looking to channel tranquility and renewal, Behr’s “Blank Canvas” can help bring peace to your space, starting a fresh beginning. This warm white shade “…effortlessly offers a clean and inviting blank slate that allows individuality and creativity to flow freely.” This color easy harmonizes with neutrals, earth tones, and pastels for a cozy appeal. 

Wanting a more soft, pastel shade? Sherwin-Williams 2023 color palette highlights “Redend Point,” a calming blush-beige inspired by the natural interweaving of people and spaces. Sue Wadden, the paint company’s director of color marketing describes it as “…a heartening hue that invites compassion and connection into any space. The color is a natural choice for those looking for a warm and joyful neutral in both interiors and exteriors.” This is a versatile shade expected to be seen in residential and commercial spaces in years to come. 

If stepping out of your comfort zone is one of your new year’s resolutions, try incorporating Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year, Raspberry Blush. The red-orange hue is inspired by the desire to communicate through color, shape, and sound. “The charismatic shade will add a pop of color to smaller spaces…alternatively, it’s the perfect accent shade for a mantelpiece or archway.” Its vivacious coral shade will bring boldness to any space. 

No matter what shade suits your space, Carpet Weaver’s is here to help you bring a new brightness and pop of color to your space. Our experts are ready to bring your vibrant vision to life!

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