2018 Color Forecast

"Like blue meeting yellow to make green, every color is a collision of influences - every palette a fresh chance at community." - Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams has released their Colormix Forecast for 2018. This is a highly anticipated event for designers as Sherwin Williams color geniuses have carefully studied technology, fashion, trends, design, life styles, etc. across the globe to come up with three color collections for the year. 

Check out the Sherwin Williams color collections below and their influences. Keep in mind that all of these colors can be used in your new kitchen and/or bath!

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Sincerity

Influences:

  • Silence
  • Instagram
  • Minimalism 
  • Hygge
  • Normcore 

 

 

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Unity

Influences:

  • Roaming
  • Transculturalism 
  • Community 
  • Artisianal Crafts
  • Indigenous Patterns 

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Connectivity

Influences:

  • Pop/Youth Culture
  • Techies
  • Virtual Reality 
  • Productivity 
  • Environmentalism 

5 Kitchen Must Haves

Kristin, from Iowa Girl Eats knows her stuff when it comes to a kitchen's ideal must haves. From appliance garages to drawers under the sink, Kristin is thinking about many different ways to hide clutter and keep her kitchen organized.  Click on the image below to see Kristin's five dream kitchen must haves!

Poised Taupe - 2017 Color of the year.

"It's both modern and classic. Weathered. Woodsy. Complex. Cozy. A beautiful balance of warm and cool. Create a sanctuary. Part earthen brown. Part conservative gray. It's the new neutral. It's ready to be lived in."  - Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams 2017 color of the year is Poised Taupe SW 6039.  If you're looking for a neutral color to add to your home, give this wonderful color a try!  

Watch the short video below to get an idea of beautiful color combinations.

Stikwood - Made in the USA

Our newest partner, Stikwood, is a one of a kind product! If you're interested in adding wood accents to your design, consider Stikwood; a peel and stick product made in Sacramento, California.  Come by our showroom and see one of the industries latest products!

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Will this be your new back splash? 

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Click on the link below to learn more about Stikwood! 

Give your wine the cellar it deserves.

Here is one of our favorite projects. This was a lot of fun to design and build. Larry and Cindy Schlabach, the homeowners, were fantastic to work with, and allowed me be creative with the rack placement, and ceiling design. The lighting is mostly LED, with one row (about shoulder high) on two walls as a display. The ceiling and walls are tongue and groove redwood, and the wine racks are all redwood. The entire room is built like a refrigerator, keeping the wine at 55 degrees and 60% humidity.

Who wants one?