During September we have highlighted our 4 regional Key Colors selected from our 2021+ World Color Forecast™ which we predicted back in 2019.
Mist will first veil, then cleanse, and finally, elevate the mindset through difficult times and emerge determinedly into the newly established decade. It is selected and shall be embraced, to encompass the mood, desire, and fantasy of new growth.
Despite global events, it is an encouraging moment for design and Mist is a color that suggests the transcendence in creating new products and design solutions. Determined by CMG North American color experts in 2019 to emerge in 2021+ as the Key Color, the pale blue color of Mist suggests an uninhibited look at the future. Mist has neither gender nor age, making it ideal for fashion and consumer electronics, as well as transportation. With its ability to take on varying sheen levels and special effects with ease, Mist is an easy color to embrace.
In residential and commercial interiors, Mist adds a sense of ease by adding a perceived carefree color to designs and products. From walls to upholstery, accessories to graphics, this pale blue hue gives pause to refresh and reconsider the moment, then move forward with revived purpose. In the designed space, Mist will be present in interiors as paint, as well as textiles and small consumer goods. It will appear subtle in matte finishes, uplifting enhanced with metallics and special effects, and comforting in textures such as velvet, wool, and sueded microfiber.
With a high gloss finish, Mist will a reminiscent touch to transportation and case good furniture. Mist offers a small touch of retro “simple life” as it conjures past design and will be a welcome visual tonic as the world continues to adjust.
Mist’s pale blue hue, touched with a whisper of toned grey and minimal chroma, is spirited in its lightness. Whether embracing an interior, parading down a catwalk, enhancing a personal device, or moving through a city, Mist is a color of movement and progress.
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About Color Marketing Group’s World Color Forecast™
Color Marketing Group’s multi-industry color design professionals collaborate globally to arrive at their forward-looking color palette of 64 colors. These forecasted colors are supported by color stories that contain each color’s drivers and influences two years ahead. Each of the four global regions of North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America, identifies their Key Color from their 16 forecasted colors. Product designers across all industries have been influenced by Color Marketing Group’s World Color Forecast for over 57 years.