Color & Inspiration — Understanding Color

Colors of the Month 2019

October 2019

October COLOR OF THE MONTH
0572 Power Lunch 
Versatile gray acts as a connector for harmonizing a mix of colors and materials. With its ability to blend seamlessly with all colors, pale gray can work well as a backdrop for showcasing any style. It is a sophisticated alternative to white for open spaces.

Harmonizing Hues: Frozen Custard 0243; Greystoke 0575; November Storms 0543.

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September 2019

September COLOR OF THE MONTH
0806 Sweet Angelica 
As sunny yellow mellows into the glow of late afternoon, it invites you to take a moment to reflect on the day. Let this same renewing energy flow into your home by covering your walls with a soft, golden hue. Pair the color with greenery and rich wood tones.

Harmonizing Hues: Perky Tint 0803; Footie Pajamas 0792; Blue Jacket 0591.

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August 2019

August COLOR OF THE MONTH
0689 Atmosphere
If your color comfort zone rarely extends beyond beige, give turquoise a chance to entice you out further along the spectrum. Add this warm blue in accessories or on an accent wall but don’t be surprised when you crave more of this gem of a color.

Harmonizing Hues: Golden Weave 0888; Silence Is Golden 0891; Hint of Vanilla 0001.

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July 2019

July COLOR OF THE MONTH
1265 White Shoulders
White is like a clean slate – simple, crisp, and full of potential. If you fear that white will feel too stark or cold, choose a white with a warm or rosy undertone like White Shoulders 1265. Your space will feel light and airy, and that touch of warmth will keep it comfortable and inviting.

Harmonizing Hues: Smoky Tone 0541; Cystern 0511; Queen of the Night 0655.

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Hirshfields-0655-Queen-of-the-Night

June 2019

June COLOR OF THE MONTH
1244 White Bud
Give a white space a contemporary update by adding a hint of lavender to the paint on the walls. It is pale, peaceful and unexpected. Pair with sleek silver gray, warm golden metal or wood, and white. Bring in black or eggplant for contrast.

Harmonizing Hues: Diamond Stud 0516; What Inheritance? 0293; Shell Tint 0023.

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May 2019

May COLOR OF THE MONTH
0448- Ice Flow
Sometimes soft green other times gray, this color like a chameleon, can adapt to any space and work with many colors. For accents, up the energy with orange, get moody with deep green, and keep it calm with mid-tone green or use all three.

Harmonizing hues: Deep Space 0487; Perennial Garden 0759; Jack-O-Lantern 1038.

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April 2019

April COLOR OF THE MONTH
1144 – Temptress
Are you just getting started living in your own home? Color is a fabulous way to make a room with sparse furnishings feel complete. Pair bold pink, sunny yellow or soft blue with warm gray to instantly infuse your space with a color that matches your personality.

Harmonizing hues: Elk Skin 0565; Mellow Blue 0468; Turning Leaf 0741.

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March 2019

March COLOR OF THE MONTH
0533 – Techile
Accessorizing gray with handmade objects and contemporary style keeps it dynamic, rather than dull. Using a color palette of mostly warm neutrals makes your space cozy while mixing the same gray with cool neutrals gives you a fresh modern feeling.

Harmonizing hues: Russeau Gold 0889, White Kitten 0022, Dark River 0494.

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February 2019

February COLOR OF THE MONTH
0992 – Touch of Topaz
The underlying glow of this color radiates warmth and happiness. It is a color that is quietly optimistic and uplifting. Combine with other warm, cheery hues, natural woods, and bright white to motivate you to look at the bright side of life.

Harmonizing hues: Mellow Glow 1023, Rapture’s Light 1020, Bunny Fluff 1107.

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January 2019

January COLOR OF THE MONTH
0495 – Breakwaters
Radiant light blue feels clean and fresh in the kitchen. Keep the feeling going with creamy white cabinets, dark countertop, and stainless steel appliances. Adding a contrasting color on the island highlights the spot where friends and family congregate.

Harmonizing hues: Sugar Dust 0011, Atmosphere 0689, Calm Interlude 0501.

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Colors of the Month 2018

December 2018

December COLOR OF THE MONTH
0988 – Mom’s Apple Pie
Warm, honest, authentic. A color that is fresh yet feels as familiar as your favorite pair of comfy slippers. This versatile color can sit alongside bolder hues, blend beautifully with creamy neutrals or stand strong with black and white. Accessorize with tactile surfaces like wood, leather and wool.

Harmonizing hues: Wonder Land 0498, Touch of Sun 0852, Spiced Carrot 0052.

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November 2018

November COLOR OF THE MONTH
1314 – Desired Dawn
When you want more color than a light neutral but not too much more, this soft gray blended with a dollop of lavender can be just right. Play with light and texture to add dimension. Its a perfect background for an eclectic mix of furnishing and unexpected color combinations.

Harmonizing hues: Blue Pot 0624, White Kitten 0022, Beacon Fog 0490.

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October 2018

October COLOR OF THE MONTH
0144 – Film Noir
Some say brown is back. We say it never left, It simply stayed in the shadows knowing our love affair with gray wouldn’t last forever. Brown was right. Renew your fondness for this classic color by filling a room with richness, adding depth with an accent wall or painting a dark backdrop for your favorite objects.

Harmonizing hues: First Lady 1060, Blessed Blue 0667, Awakening 0560.

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September 2018

September COLOR OF THE MONTH
0006 – Little Dove
If you want a color that can stand on its own in one room and mingle with several colors in another, you can stop looking. This soft greige can make a statement or be the foundation for a plethora of schemes. Pairs with everything from plush fabrics to vintage finds or fresh modern furnishings. 

Harmonizing hues:  Breath-Taking View 0632, French Pear 0415, Vegetarian 0430.

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August 2018

August COLOR OF THE MONTH
0833 – Scene Stealer
Hip and arty, yellow is the signature color of Generation Z. It first emerged as part of a youthful art movement and is poised to brighten all of our lives just like a beam of sunshine. Use this joyful color to add freshness and light as the main color or as a happy accent to update your current scheme.

Harmonizing hues: Jet Gray 0548, Dove’s Wing 0537, Orchid Fragrance 1287.

 

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July 2018

July COLOR OF THE MONTH
0197 – Thistle Gray
Balanced and adaptable, this organic, stone color complements many other hues. Try tinted whites and soft neutrals to earthy colors and bright jewel tones. Keep it natural with casual fabrics and furnishings. Dress it up with glass, metal and mirrors. Keep in mind this warm and inviting neutral has a pink undertone.

Harmonizing hues:  Autumn Child 0909, Essentially Bright 0959, Capri Isle 0605

 

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June 2018

June COLOR OF THE MONTH
1218 – Odyssey Lilac
If you think you would never use lilac in your home, this is the color that could change your mind. Its understated sophistication is perfect for making a quiet statement or adding a touch of color to a neutral scheme. Accent with warm woods, pottery, and items in matte silver, bronze, or burnished copper.

Harmonizing hues: Vivid Vision 1227, Beryl Pearl 0509, Sparrow 0554.

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May 2018

May COLOR OF THE MONTH
0647 – Zenith
Immerse yourself in the depths of this rich blue and let your dreams unfold. This color invites you to expand your thinking and stretch beyond the highest goals you have set for yourself in the past. Reach for the stars while keeping one foot on the ground by adding earthy green, tan, or brown.

Harmonizing hues:  Motherland 0793, Shell Tint 0023, Midnight Magic 0508

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April 2018

April COLOR OF THE MONTH
0425 – Pale Green Tea
Time spent outdoors can relax, renew, and revive your spirit. Evoke those same feelings by surrounding yourself with the color green and live plants. With this soul-soothing hue in your home you can relax into the peacefulness of nature. Harmonizing hues: Sea Foam Mist 0642, Falling Tears 0663, Silverado Ranch 0421.

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Hirshfield's Color of the Month 0663 Falling Tears
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March 2018

March COLOR OF THE MONTH
1027 – Abstract White
Don’t let the name fool you. This is a fresh neutral with a touch of warmth that can take on any personality you want to give it. Get creative with a few of your favorite colors from across the spectrum or go low key with a palette of color-kissed neutrals. Harmonizing hues: Young Colt 0198, Rich Glow 0952, Bowling Green 0437.

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February 2018

February COLOR OF THE MONTH
0054 – Wink Pink
In shades from barely-there blush to rosy peach, millennials have transformed pink from a girlie-girl color to a hip gender-neutral hue that is much more versatile than a true pastel. Add shimmer with glass, metallic finishes and silky fabrics. Harmonizing hues: Child of Heaven 0004, Always Neutral 0559, Corazon 0073.

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January 2018

January COLOR OF THE MONTH
0614 – Simple Serenity
Soft blue adds brightness to a neutral palette and creates a relaxing nordic-inspired space. Create coziness with pale wood, raw metal, plants and natural fabrics. Gray, white and black keep it minimalistic. An accent color or two up the energy. Harmonizing hues: Cauliflower Cream 0880, Plume Grass 0414, Queen of the Night 0655.

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