2016 Color Forecast
February 22, 2016
Passionate pursuit. Fresh mindfulness. Vintage workmanship. Social engagement. And technology and materials that seem to come from out of this world. We’re taking the best of everything life has to offer and indulging in the moment. Prepare to come together as we go in passionate pursuit of a shared color consciousness.
The elements that remind us to live well, be well, and stay well are vital to creating spaces to unplug.
Meaningful change begins locally. Driven by social engagements as much as social media, we're coming together to rediscover the pleasures of intimate gatherings.
Our new industrial evolution may be small batch and grassroots, but it’s built to last.
Technology’s pace has us living in a constant state of wonder. The boundaries between art, science, and commerce continue to blur.
We’re taking the best of everything life has to offer and indulging in the moment. Prepare to come together as we go in passionate pursuit of a shared color consciousness.
View the extensive list of the products and people who inspired each palette.
Company: The Sherwin-Williams Company
Online Color Selection and Specification Tool (January 11, 2016), NOVA Effects coatings provide rich color and vibrant sparkle (December 14, 2015), Protecting Industrial Flooring with Polyaspartic Coatings (November 30, 2015), Specialty systems improve on standing architecture (November 27, 2015)
Massive retail shopping mall (February 5, 2016), Online Color Selection and Specification Tool (January 11, 2016), NOVA Effects coatings provide rich color and vibrant sparkle (December 14, 2015), Stop unauthorized parking using Reliance Foundry’s Fold-Down Bollards (November 16, 2015), Linetec mimics terra cotta’s look and feel in new painted finish (October 21, 2015), Color of the Month: Get inspired with Black Magic SW 6991 (October 2, 2015), Style Squared (September 11, 2015), Healthcare Color Palettes (August 12, 2015), Tectum Panel Art Wall Panels (July 20, 2015), Enhance the beauty of stucco (July 17, 2015)
Maximize views with generous exterior glazing, while ensuring privacy and thermal efficiencies (February 19, 2016), Great Glazing: Rogers Memorial Hospital Brown Deer (February 8, 2016), Partnering with Architects to Make BulletProof Beautiful (February 3, 2016), Online Color Selection and Specification Tool (January 11, 2016), Kalwall Featured: Guide Dogs for the Blind New Student Residence (December 30, 2015), Designing Outdoor Public Spaces is Vital to the Future of our Cities (December 28, 2015), Active Design Guidelines for Walkable Communities (December 23, 2015), 3 buildings that balance aesthetics and performance (December 16, 2015), Making History: The National Constitution Center (December 11, 2015), Earn LEED Points With Florence Mailboxes (November 18, 2015)