Pantone Releases Spring/Summer 2024 Color Trend Report

For homeowners looking to refresh their living spaces with a splash of vibrant hues, this report is nothing short of a treasure trove.


Published on 01 May 2024

Every year, Pantone, the global authority on color, eagerly anticipates the release of its Color Trend Report. For homeowners looking to refresh their living spaces with a splash of vibrant hues, this report is nothing short of a treasure trove.

The Pantone Color Trend Report for Spring/Summer 2024 has recently been unveiled, and it's filled with exciting insights into the colors that will dominate the world of fashion, design, and, importantly, home interiors. In this blog, we'll take a closer look at the report's highlights and what it tells homeowners interested in painting their homes.

Sherwin-Williams names "Upward SW 6239" a soft, airy blue for its 2024 color of the year.  Image courtesy Sherwin-Williams.

Pantone Paint colors to consider for your remodel

The Palette: A Symphony of Colors10 colors for 2024 from Pantone

PANTONE 18-1355 TCX Rooibos Tea, a “full-bodied red imbued with rich, woody notes”

PANTONE 17-0220 TCX Watercress, a “refreshing peppery green with a sprightly presence”

PANTONE 15-4030 TCX Chambray Blue, a “brightened denim blue infused with an easy vitality”

PANTONE 17-1461 TCX Orangeade, a “sweet and mildly tangy red-orange hue [with] a fruity citrus touch”

PANTONE 15-1435 TCX Desert Flower, a “warm and engaging pink whose blooms thrive under the sun”

PANTONE 14-3812 TCX Pastel Lilac, a “soft and powdery lavender hue… suggestive of a sweet aroma”

PANTONE 18-3932 TCX Marlin, an “aquatic blue native to tropical and temperate waters”

PANTONE 12-0736 TCX Lemon Drop, which is “sugar-coated” and “filled with zest”

PANTONE 16-5938 TCX Mint, a “cooling mentholated green that is a breath of fresh air”

PANTONE 15-4722 Capri, a “bright blue hue reminiscent of the azure colored waters of the blue grotto”


Pantone 2023 color of the year — Viva Magenta

Additional colors of the year

The Other 2024 Colors of the YearEvery coatings manufacturer has its own color of the year too

From "Cracked Pepper" to "Renew Blue" every paint brand has its own color of the year.   Not that we're trying to confuse you, it's hard enough picking one color, but it never hurts to have a full understanding of the best possibilities.  Here are six colors of the year from the most popular makers of paint. 

Know why you are picking that color

Things to ConsiderWhether just a paint refresh or a full-blown remodel

Creating the Right Atmosphere: Choosing the right colors for your home isn't just about following trends; it's also about creating the atmosphere you desire. Pantone's Spring/Summer 2024 palette provides homeowners with an array of options to evoke specific moods and feelings.

Productivity and Focus: If you want to create a workspace that encourages focus and productivity, consider shades like Moss Green or Ocean Blue. These colors are known for their calming and concentration-boosting qualities.

Relaxation and Tranquility: For spaces dedicated to relaxation, such as bedrooms or reading nooks, Lilac or Terracotta can be excellent choices. They bring a sense of calm and comfort.

Energy and Creativity: If you're looking to infuse your home with energy and creativity, colors like Sunflower Yellow and Living Coral can be great options. These vibrant shades are known to stimulate creativity and uplift spirits.

Embracing Versatility: One of the advantages of Pantone's Spring/Summer 2024 color palette is its versatility. Whether you're drawn to a single dominant color or a combination of several, there's room for experimentation.

Monochromatic Schemes: A single color can dominate a room, creating a harmonious and sophisticated look. For instance, you can paint all walls in a soothing Moss Green or Ocean Blue for a serene ambiance.

Complementary Colors: Combining complementary colors from the palette can create dynamic contrasts. Sunflower Yellow and Living Coral, for instance, can be used in a dining room to make a bold statement.

Accents and Accessories: If you're not ready to commit to painting entire rooms, you can start by incorporating the trend colors through accessories like cushions, rugs, or artwork. This allows you to experiment with different shades without a full paint job.

Consulting a Professional: While Pantone's Color Trend Report is an excellent source of inspiration, it's essential to consult with a professional painter or interior designer when planning a home color transformation. They can help you determine the best color choices for your space, taking into account factors like lighting, room size, and your personal preferences.  

Remember to consult with experts for guidance, and don't be afraid to let your personality shine through in your color choices. With the right colors, your home can become a true reflection of your style and spirit.  

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