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Inspiring Interior Paint Colour Trends 2021

Let’s take a look at the Interior Paint Colour Trends 2021 for décor inspiration. After the Coronavirus Pandemic, we are all hoping that 2021 will be a happier and healthier year for the world. You might feel like transforming your home with a fresh coat of paint to kick start the new year. I’ve put together a list of Interior Paint Colour Trends 2021 to help you on this quest. Let’s take a look at what the top paint brands are recommending and saying about 2021 paint colours.

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Brave Ground with Earth Palette from Dulux (Affiliate Link and Picture Link)

Interior Paint Colour Trends 2021

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Pantone has selected two colours for 2021. Pantone 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and Pantone 13-0647 Illuminating. These show a marriage of colour to convey a message of strength and hopefulness that is enduring and uplifting.

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Witty from Crown Paints (Enchanted Ivy and Satin Lining Flat Matt Emulsion, English Fire, Mustard Jar and Powder Blue Matt Emulsion, Dance Fever Feature Wall)

Crown Paints has three colour trends for Spring/Summer 2021. Witty is all about bright colours that are uplifting, joyful and quirky.

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Foresight from Crown Paints (Light Breeze Flat Matt Emulsion and Mustard Jar Matt Emulsion)

The second colour trend from Crown Paints is Foresight which looks towards the future whilst reminiscing, specifically the Bauhaus movement. Colours are strong and painted to provide graphic focal points within a space.

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Cocoon from Crown Paints (Hare Matt Emulsion)

The third colour trend from Crown Paints is Cocoon. This is a reflection of post-Covid with people wanting to feel safe and secure at home with their family. Colours are restful and calm.

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Brave Ground from Dulux (Affiliate Link and Picture Link)

Dulux announced some time ago that Brave Ground is the Dulux Colour of the Year 2021. The warm, natural and neutral tone aims to bring a bolstering, balancing and stabilising feel to your interiors. Brave Ground sits nicely against artisan-crafted furniture and natural materials including wood, stone, rattan, bamboo, wool and linen.

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Brave Ground Colour Palette from Dulux (Affiliate Link and Picture Link)

Mix Brave Ground with other earthy shades for a relaxed vibe, pick it up with reds and pinks for a lively interior or blues and greens to connect with nature.

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Brave Ground Earth Colour Palette from Dulux (Affiliate Link and Picture Link)

For Autumn / Winter 2021 Dulux is recommending pairing Brave Ground with an ‘Earth Palette’ to echo sea, sky and soil tones. These shades will help you bring the outside world into your home.

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Aegean Teal from Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore has named Aegean Teal 2136-40 as their Colour of the Year 2021. Aegean Teal is a blue-green blend with calming qualities to help you reflect and reset. It bridges the gap between warm and cool shades with a laid-back and tranquil vibe. Again, we see a nod towards the natural world with this colour palette which will help you feel relaxed whilst lifting your spirits.

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Aegean Teal Colour Palette from Benjamin Moore

If you want to pair Aegean Teal with other colours, Benjamin Moore recommends sun-baked shades like Rosy Peach and Potters Clay. You can keep things natural with Muslin or combine with a darker shade like Silhouette.

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A.I. Aqua from WGSN

Global trend forecasters, WGSN, has nominated A.I. Aqua as their Colour of The Year 2021. It is an electric blue which will dominate the worlds of interiors, tech and fashion. It signals that artificial intelligence will become more accessible thanks to the speed provided by 5G. A.I. Aqua brings the natural and artificial worlds together as one.

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Epoch from Graham & Brown (Affiliate Link and Picture Link)

Graham & Brown has announced Epoch as their Colour of the Year to celebrate their 75th diamond anniversary. Epoch is a deep and rich amethyst shade which is the birthstone for February. The rich purple tone is often associated with royalty because the pigments were expensive. It will undoubtedly create a sense of drama to any room you paint. The colour will help lift and trigger creativity so it would work well in your living room or home office.

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Epoch Colour Palette from Graham & Brown (Affiliate Link and Picture Link)

For a sophisticated colour palette, pair Epoch with lavenders, rich teals or tone it down with pops of peach and pink.

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Stone in Love from The Chalk Wall Paint Range at Frenchic Paint (Affiliate Link and Picture Link)

If you want to up-cycle furniture with a coat of paint, you might be interested in Frenchic Furniture Paint. The collection is eco-friendly paints includes the Original Artisan Paint, Easy Crackle, Waxes, Chalk Wall Paint and more. Many of these paints coordinate with the Colours of the Year I’ve referenced above. For example, the Stone in Love Chalk Wall Paint is a neutral luxurious matte shade and the Lazy Range Nougat is a chalk and mineral paint with a wax infusion, both would work well with Dulux Brave Ground. From the Furniture Paint collection, Pool Boy is a beautiful blue which you can pair with Benjamin Moore Aegean Teal. Take a look at the colour options to find a suitable shade to team with the 2021 interior paint trends.

If you’d prefer to browse designer paint brands in one place, you might want to check out Designerpaint (Affiliate Link). For major paint, brands go to the B & Q (Affiliate Link) or Wickes (Affiliate Link). You might be interested in reading my Ten Best Interior Design Trends 2021 article.

Interior Paint Colour Trends 2021 Post Credits

Author: Homegirl London. Photographs: The featured image shows the Earth Palette by Dulux. The article images are from Dulux, Pantone, Crown Paints, Benjamin Moore, WGSN, Graham and Brown and Frenchic Paint. Disclosure: This feature includes the following affiliate partner links – Dulux, Graham and Brown, Designerpaint, B&Q and Wickes (if you click through from my website and purchase items from the affiliates, I will earn a small commission).

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