Living room colour trends in 2022 are associated with an interest in ecology and a desire to return to nature. After a tumultuous 2021, the new season brings us soothing colours, mostly creamy shades and natural materials.
See which colours, enriched with a balanced dose of extravagant rich colours, will be the most fashionable in interiors in the coming year 2022. The American Pantone Institute has reigned supreme in determining colour trends for many years. Of the several analyzes prepared, the most interesting impression is made by the report “Colour Trends Highlights”, which includes 3 palettes of trendy living room wall colours in interiors of 2022.
- Summer Bouquet – 7 flowers related to flowers that bloom in the middle of summer. You will find different shades of pink and purple paired with a washed out olive green.
- Intoxicating – 6 creamy shades of purple, blue, yellow and green. The palette refers to the blue sky and lavender flowers warmed by the hot sun.
- Power Surge is a real energy hit! Power Surge is a set of 8 colours reminiscent of the neon lights of a big city. There is room for intense reds, dark blues, orange mangoes and lime greens.
The well-known company WGSN (Worth Global Style Network) also closely follows the colour trends of 2022 in the interior. Guided by a modern approach to the psychology of colour, she has developed a set of 5 primary colours that should be in harmony with the human body and mind.
- AIAqua is the azure shade of blue and WGSN’s colour of the year. It reflects the development of digitization and the passion for artificial intelligence.
- Quiet Wave is a creamy shade of green that is soothing, refreshing and close to nature.
- Oxy Fire is a bloody shade of red. Saturated, proud and immediately attention-grabbing.
- Lemon sherbet is a delicate yellow face. On the one hand, it symbolizes the pleasant effects of the sun, and on the other hand, it has a calming effect.
- Good Gray is a calming bluish shade of gray. It will be a great partner for many colours as well as a great solo.
The colour palette, created by renowned wall paint manufacturer Dulux, is dominated by brown, hidden under the name Brave Ground – Power of the Earth. It is a warm, enveloping colour that symbolizes a return to nature, stability and protection of the elements of the earth. The colours of 2022, which perfectly match Power of the Earth, are collected by the company in 4 palettes.
Proven colours are a thing for lovers of classics and minimalism. A palette of 10 shades of brown and gray provides a solid base for classic, Scandinavian, minimalist and modern mid-century compositions. A skilful combination of shades included in the palette will help to create an elegant and cozy interior. Wooden furniture and natural materials will look great in it.
Timeless colours – a set based on browns and grays with a high dose of rusty and mustard tones. The palette is perfect for a kitchen, dining room, or home office. Against the background of the walls of these shades, furniture of geometric, modern forms or belonging to the Art Nouveau style of the middle of the century will look good.
Earth Colours are a soothing palette full of shades of blue, from navy blue, through nautical hues, to serene azure, washed out blues and gray-blue, protecting the palette from monotony. The set will fit into any room.
Expressive colours – an expressive set, which is dominated by rich shades of pink and brown with an admixture of washed out gray tones. The palette is associated with the Summer Bouquet – the combination of colours is romantic and sensual, but thanks to the cooler colours, it avoids kinks. It will fit both in the modern women’s bedroom and in the nursery. With lots of beige and gray, this set can be used in the kitchen or living room.
In the coming 2022, multifunctional furniture with oval shapes and velor coverings will become a fashionable hit in the interior. Their elegance is emphasized by pastel upholstery tones – soft shades of pink reign here, similar to the Summer Bouqet palette. Natural materials in creamy neutrals are also gaining popularity in the wake of the eco-friendly transition.
The trendy colours in the interior in 2022 are mostly colours associated with nature, for example, in the Intoxicating palette by Pantone. Coverings in beige, gray, mint, lavender or creamy yellow will decorate the interior and will look great on brightly coloured walls. Yellow, upbeat finishes are suitable for a kitchen, living room or dining room. A soft green colour with a calming character, perfect for the bedroom and living room.
Looking for glamor? Choose velvet furniture in dark purple or red shades. Fans of mid-century Art Nouveau will surely love the red, green or blue finishes collected, for example, in the Power Surge palette.
An appeal to nature is also a turn to natural materials, recycling and vintage furniture. In 2022, choose wood in your interior – in all its colours and shades. In arrangements in minimalism, modern or scandi style, use light wood furniture. If you’re into retro style, create a mid-century Art Deco or Mid-century Art Nouveau composition and use brown walnut – it can be original pieces from the period or antiques stylized.
The trendy 2022 colour combinations combine wood with black metal, brass, gray concrete and the hugely popular agglomerates that mimic natural stone. Also, the trend for rattan and weaving is not abating, the natural light colour of which will add lightness to any interior. What colours will be trendy in interiors in 2022? The upcoming season will be marked by pastel colours and natural fabrics and materials. The palettes prepared by the analysts are dominated by earthy colours, blooming pinks and reds, as well as greens and various shades of blue.