Ever wonder what is the trending color for 2017. According to the Pantone Color Institute, green will be the based color for the most popular swatches. Designs for floors, furniture, fixture and walls will be inspired by the said tone.
Green symbolizes freshness. It is the color of spring. Green symbolizes the rebirth of leaves after a hard winter. The color reminds consumers to take deep breaths, reinvigorate and enjoy a renewed life.
As what is described by the PCI: Greenery is nature’s neutral. The more submerged people are in modern life, the greater their innate craving to immerse themselves in the physical beauty and inherent unity of the natural world. This shift is reflected by the proliferation of all things expressive of Greenery in daily lives through urban planning, architecture, lifestyle and design choices globally. A constant on the periphery, Greenery is now being pulled to the forefront – it is an omnipresent hue around the world.
A life-affirming shade, Greenery is also emblematic of the pursuit of personal passions and vitality.
Green Inspired Architectures
Here are some inspirations to give you an idea on how green can be implemented through design.
Best color pairings for green
Green is considered as nature’s color neutral. The color makes it very versatile allowing itself to blend with many color combinations. Below are color pantones that can be combined to make your design more stunning with green.
How to utilize green for Terrazzo Marble Tiles
Combining green with Terrazzo tiles can yield stunning displays and architectural marvels. Terrazzo is a material that projects luxury and prestige. Here are some inspirations on how this color and terrazzo can work hand in hand.
Consider using Terrazzo as material for walls. In the sample above, a subtle mix of different shades of green randomly arranged in white marble was used. . Combining white tiles can yield a fresh look on your projects. White/green terrazzo and chromed faucets creates a very lively feel for your bathroom.
This is inspired from Spain. Green terrazzo tiles designed with carefully arranged leaves also works well. Consider combining your terrazzo tiles with curved furniture and neutral colors. This can yield a modern take of classical home design.
How do you update the design of an old school? Check out this implementation for Clover Middle School. The mix of green, blue and white made the place fresher and lively. Mixing colors and utilizing Terrazzo for floors can help make the place more conducive for learning and collaboration.
A Different Take on Modern Design
Most modern design emphasize on minimizing the colors of floors, walls and furniture to clean white. Most of these use either a neutral or white colored terrazzo as floors. Consider softening your surroundings by integrating some touches of green. Install indoor plants and natured themed art pieces. Observe how the clean atmosphere is enhanced by the freshness feel.
Contemporary Design Goes Green
We adore this contemporary design for a living room. Combining wood and nature can work very well for high end residences. The white terrazzo marble enhanced the ambience creating a clean and pure feeling.
This photo was taken inside a Maldives resort. The resort utilizes wood as primary material for its furniture. Black terrazzo was used to as flooring. Combining these elements and adding touches of lush green makes it the place feel more natural and relaxing.
Terrazzo planters are very popular nowadays. The gorgeous texture of marble makes it ideal both indoors and outdoors. It is very durable as it can stand any elements. Terrazzo plant box blends well with shrubs, flowers and small plants.