Fall Color Trends

Sep 28, 2020 | Design Knowledge, Design Trends

Fall is the coziest and tastiest time of year! Think about it… Fall fashion is most individuals’ favorite type of clothing ~ boots, sweaters, jeans, and scarfs. Fall food is AMAZING ~ hello Thanksgiving and pumpkin spice lattes. It’s obvious why many individuals claim Fall as their favorite season. We haven’t even mentioned what makes Fall so special. The beautiful spectacle of leaves changing colors right in front of our eyes; different shades of red, orange, and yellow popping against the true colors of nature such as greens, browns, and grays. No wonder Fall is so influential with interior design color schemes.

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The beautiful realization about Fall colors is that even if you prefer cool or warm color tones, the palette of Fall has the perfect shades for anyone to enjoy. That is why we are going to focus on nine specific colors from Benjamin Moore to incorporate those Fall cozy feelings in your home. We settled on these nine colors based on the top Fall 2020 fashion colors. The interior design industry uses fashion as their inspiration every year. 

Fall Colors

The nine popular fall 2020 colors are:

Greens ~ specifically dark hunter or shades of celery

Grays ~ any shade from the charcoal gray family

Reds ~ burgundy or deep/dark reds

Creams ~ soft, off-white colors to be exact

Burnt Orange or Clay

Classic Blues

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Nature Inspired Colors:

Fall wouldn’t be fall without the color green. The green leaves that graciously shade us from the hot summer sun turn into the vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows that we fall-in-love with every autumn. That is why green should be incorporated into your Fall or daily interior color scheme. The best part about green tones is that it can easily hold the job of being the primary or accent color in any room. Check out these green paint colors Avocado and Pear Green from Benjamin Moore. Another primary color that reflects a Fall interior theme is creams or off-white paint. Ice Milk from Benjamin Moore is a great choice for the color cream. Cheers to greens and creams in your home!

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Warm Fall Colors:

The very best of Fall is taking in all warm, bright colors from the trees, especially those breathtaking red and orange leaves. It brings a sense of wanderlust and new beginnings as you actually see the scenery changing in front of you. It gives you the courage to go after the goals you set over the summer. So why not bring that autumn inspiration indoors with these two paint colors ~ Deep Rose and Electric Orange from Benjamin Moore. These colors don’t need to cover your entire room. It’s the neutral colors around the reds and oranges that make the bright, happy colors POP! Another trending color tone that fits well with the fall theme is clay or tan. Golden Retriever by Benjamin Moore would be stunning in any space. Let’s put our hands together for all the warm, Fall cozy, colors out there!

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Cool Fall Colors: 

No one is too cool for fall colors. Fall color schemes can be as cool as you want them to be, and what’s more cool than charcoal gray or blue? How are gray and blue Fall colors? Well, they aren’t the traditional colors when dreaming about that beautiful autumn walk in a tree cave. Though you can find gray all around like in stones and in tree bark, whereas you find blues in bodies of water surrounded by the reflection of Fall trees. Without those colors the true shades of Fall wouldn’t add as much pizzaz. That is why Twilight Zone, Stormy Sky, and Evening Blue paint by Benjamin Moore are the perfect cool Fall colors for any home!

Mixing Fall Colors in One Space

Keep in mind that you don’t have to stick to just nature inspired, warm, or cool tones in one space. The best part about Fall’s color palette is that mixing and matching within each group is highly recommended. Imagine a kitchen with Stormy Sky gray painted cabinetry, Pear Green painted walls, and Electric Orange kitchen dishware and accessories. How would you envision your autumn inspired space?! What Fall colors from Benjamin Moore would you use in your home?!