Color Trends for 2018 Announced

Shaw Floors Color of the Year (Gold Rush)

Painting is one of the quickest and easiest ways to make an impact in a room. Whether you do it yourself or hire a professional painter, painting can turn a drab room into something special. Add colorful pillows, a new area rug or a comfortable throw. Voila! You are on your way to creating a restful retreat, a fantastic entertaining space or something magical you didn’t know you wanted until now.

What are some of the color trends expected for 2018? Check them out below and let us know your thoughts.

Do you plan to use any of these colors next year when decorating? Which ones do you like?

Use the Internet to Boost Your Design Business

(Left to right) Panel members: Capella Kincheloe, Amy Preiser, and Susan Ferrier. Photo by Ben Rose.

(Left to right) Panel members: Capella Kincheloe, Amy Preiser, and Susan Ferrier. Photo by Ben Rose.

The Hearst Design Group recently presented “Inside Design,” a two-day informational program at ADAC. If you’re a designer and missed being there, here are some highlights from the opening program, “How to Make the Web Your Most Creative Tool.”

The speakers were ELLEDecor.com Editor Amy Preiser and interior designers Susan Ferrier and Capella Kincheloe. They discussed the four ways the Internet has changed and improved the way designers do business by playing an important role in improving communication, finding inspiration and ideas, researching and shopping, and building a web presence.

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