Pastels, the perfect color scheme for springtime.
In 2022 expect to see these pretty colors used in a more adventurous way and year round – not just seasonal. Geometric designs, paired with neon hues and utilizing a maximalism design style. That’s right, make pastels bold! Popular places you’ll see pastels:
- Websites & Logos
Light, Airy & Earthy
Who doesn’t love a good, muted & neutral color palette?
On the flip side of pretty pastels is the light, airy and earthy vibe. This is a great contrast to the bright, retro color palettes that we have been seeing of late. You will begin to see a lot of natural hues incorporated into everyday life. Where will you likely see these colors?
- Interior Design – this color palette for interior design gives a fresh and relaxing feel.
- Social Media Design – a laid back and open social media aesthetic is what you get when you pair neutral colors with social posts.
- Weddings – this has been an ongoing trend in the world of weddings. Give us all of the boho vibes!
Make a statement with jewel tones.
Bold, bright and beautiful is how I would describe this color trend. Polar opposite from the light, airy and neutral trend, jewel tones give off a rich and deep toned atmosphere. Many describe jewel tones as moody. This color trend is versatile. You will see it being utilized for:
- Brand Packaging
Vintage Floral Vibe
Floral is my jam.
Yes, floral can be a color. The color of when you walk through a garden and your senses are stimulated with hues of lavender and muted oranges and reds. The happiness it brings out in people is infectious. Take those happy colors and mix them with de-saturated color palettes and you get a vintage vibe. Where will you find these colors?
- Brand Packaging
Pantone Color of the Year: Very Peri
Now, what we’ve all been waiting for… the Pantone color of the year for 2022:
Since Very Peri is the color of the year, you will see it incorporated throughout many designers’ work whether that be graphic work, event design, you name it. Here you’ll find that pantone.com paired Very Peri with multiple other color palettes, almost all similar to the color palettes that will be trending in 2022 (Balancing Act – Pastels, Wellspring – Light & Airy, The Star of the Show – Neutral, Amusements – Jewel Tones). Will you be hopping on any of these color trends to enhance your brand or personal style?