floor covering weekly
CMG MembershipColor ForecastsColor: TrendsIn the MediaMember SpotlightMember SpotlightWorld Color Forecast
September 9, 2019

Flooring Industry Color Trends

CMG Members Share Flooring Industry Color Trends Floor Covering Weekly's current online publication has just released "Color Watch 2020" and "Color Marketing Group Goes Global with Color".  Color Watch 2020 Color Marketing Group members Sherwin-Williams, Pantone, Capel Rugs, PPG, Behr Paint, Mohawk Group, Americhem, and Mannington share color trends for…
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NCS Colour
CMG MembershipColor ForecastsColor: TrendsMember SpotlightMember SpotlightTrendsUncategorized
September 5, 2019

NCS Colour’s Exclusive Trend Book

Consciousness Drives 2020+ Colour Trends On behalf of NCS Colour, A CMG Member-Partner NCS COLOUR TRENDS 2020+ LIMITED EDITION In celebration of the NCS Colour System's 40th anniversary they launched a limited-edition of their NCS Colour Trends 2020+ in a unique and extensive format. Gain insight about the drivers effecting these…
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Color: Contract InteriorsColor: Trends
August 19, 2019

Explore the Colors of Cort

Let your creativity flow with the newest releases from CORT Events reflecting the hottest color trends of the year. Whether your event calls for berry hues or earthy tones, CORT has pieces to take your event to the next level. Guest Blogger, CMG Member Kevin Dana Set the Tone with…
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CMG Color Forecasting
Color: TrendsInternational SummitTrendsWorld Color Forecast
July 6, 2019

Color Forecasting Methodology

It’s not a secret process but one that can seem mysterious if you have not participated in Color Marketing Group’s color forecasting methodology. — By Guest Blogger, Peggy Van Allen, Colorfuel and CMG's VP Color Forecasting Color Forecasting Committee As Vice president of Color Forecasting for Color Marketing Group® (CMG),…
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Salone del mobile color trends
Color: TrendsMember Benefits
May 1, 2019

Highlights from Salone del Mobile

DID YOU MISS SALONE DEL MOBILE THIS YEAR? CMG Member and Roving Report Journalist, Mary Grein, provides exclusive access to the highlights from this year's show. Color Trends from Salone del Mobile At an international level, Salone del Mobile showcases creativity, innovation and quality par excellence. The 59th edition of…
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CMG EventsColor: TrendsConference
March 22, 2019

Colour Via – A New Age of Conscientious Colour

European Guest Speaker, Laura Perryman, explores vibrant and sustainable material futures. Laura Perryman - Colour & Materials Designer Adding colour to a material can completely change it’s perception, usage, and value.  However, as our consumption of materials has grown, we’ve seen colour being applied ever more mechanically to surfaces, degrading…
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Color: Meaning & MessagesColor: Trends
March 22, 2019

Inspo+convoDEVIATION

By CMG's VP Color Forecasting, Peggy Van Allen, Colorfuel We make assumptions when seeing color, consciously or unconsciously. Color evokes an emotional response. There are cultural generalities surrounding color and there are very personal reactions. What if the color expectations are flipped on their head? What if they are not…
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Color: Meaning & MessagesColor: Trends
March 14, 2019

What’s in a Color Name?

"That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." William Shakespeare. By CMG's VP Color Forecasting, Peggy Van Allen, Colorfuel Is Color Naming Important? While I may agree with Shakespeare’s Juliet, when it comes to color, I believe a name can be so much more.…
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Geraldine Wharry
CMG EventsColor: TrendsConference
February 22, 2019

The Future of Influence

The Future of Influence Unique Futurist to Present at Color Marketing Group's 2019 European Conference Geraldine Wharry's global experience as a fashion designer and trend forecaster has led her to collaborate across the style industry in fashion, beauty, innovation, technology, marketing and retail for leading brands, agencies and institutions. She…
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Yang_Design
CMG EventsColor: Around the WorldColor: TrendsConference
February 21, 2019

China Design Trends – 2019 – 2020

How is a trend started and what kind of product design will fit into the future market? China Design Trends  2019 - 2020 These are the questions that the global design industry is constantly asking. Many world-renowned design centers regularly publish annual design trends in various fields, but are these…
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Colour Trends 2019+ White Paper CMG_Sida_5_NCS
CMG MembershipColor: TrendsUncategorizedWorld Color Forecast
October 22, 2018

NCS White Paper on Colour Trend Forecasting

NCS White Paper on Colour Trend Forecasting The NCS - Natural Colour System®©, a Color Marketing Group (CMG) Partner, shares the importance of colour systems and anlaysis in the colour trend forecasting process. Colour Trend Timing Colour trends are important! It is the understanding of what colours our customers prefer…
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The Phycology of Color
Color: Trends
September 6, 2018

The Psychology of Color

Psychology of Color Color.  Like many things in life, it’s something that we often gloss over or take for granted. It’s become so ingrained in our daily lives that we barely give color a second thought.  However, brands, manufacturers, and Psychology of color experts know that there’s a hidden world behind…
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CMG Asia Pacific Conference Beach Houses
CMG EventsColor: TrendsConference
August 25, 2018

Asia Pacific Color Designers RE-SET Humanity 

Asia Pacific Color Designers RE-SET Humanity Color Marketing Group Predicts Color Directions in Melbourne — Monika Haag, RENOLIT SE, Jane Stockel, Jane Stockel Designs In the suburb of Collingwood, color design professionals and interior design students gathered at Mercer School of Interior Design in Melbourne, Australia earlier this month to discuss…
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Color: Trends
July 10, 2018

Identifying color trends early

IDENTIFYING COLOR TRENDS EARLY While a life full of color is beautiful, certain colors are more appealing to consumers at specific periods of time. For example, after the attacks on 9/11, Pantone chose True Red as 2002 color of the year to match America’s climate of patriotism. The muted, beige…
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color design
Color: Meaning & MessagesColor: Trends
June 25, 2018

Color Design and Your Bottom Line

Color Design and Your Bottom Line Color is about much more than eye-catching hues: it’s a method of communication. Whether we want to admit it or not, color affects our perception of reality. Color is a powerful communicator, and it influences nearly every aspect of our lives. For this reason,…
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Color: Trends
September 27, 2017

Dani Arps is Changing the Aesthetic for Tech Startups in New York

One of Curbed’s Young Guns class of 2016, Danielle Arps is playing it cool as the interior designer of choice for New York’s tech scene. Specializing in start-ups, she describes her style as a “clean-lined, industrial aesthetic with a natural material palette and dashes of (on-brand, of course) color.” In…
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Color Classes or SeminarsColor: Trends
September 19, 2017

Future Thinking Workshop Guest Speakers

We already introduced you to the Future Thinking Workshop, now we want you to meet the Future Thinking Guest Speakers who will share their tips and methods for trend forecasting.  They'll give you ideas on where to look for trends; how to connect the trends with color; how to find and…
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CMG EventsColor: Trends
September 10, 2017

Guiding the Future of Color for the 2020+ North American Forecast

  Every year, CMG members analyze thousands of colors, attend numerous ChromaZone® Color Forecasting Workshops and CMG regional Conferences, and travel the globe in search of the next big thing. The result of all this hard work is the famed World Color Forecast™—a look at anticipated color trends from North…
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CMG EventsColor Classes or SeminarsColor: Around the WorldColor: Meaning & MessagesColor: Trends
September 9, 2017

Color “rule-breaker” Leatrice Eiseman returns to the Summit stage this November

Pantone® Color Institute Executive Director, Lee Eiseman has graciously agreed to be one of the keynote speakers for this year’s International Summit! We caught up with the long-time CMG member and Chairholder to learn more about how her color thinking is evolving, her new book, and what she has in…
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