New Year’s Trend Watch: Modern and Elegant Black Interiors 

As we close out 2019, Vishion is looking ahead to some 2020 trends. This new year, black is making a color statement, in a big way. Today on the blog, Vishion explores how professional designers are using black in their interior designs and how readers can follow suit.


Black is one of those colors that never goes out of style. That being said, how we use the color black has changed over the years. It has always been a popular choice for home accents and finishings, but 2020’s trend forecast calls for more. Think: black furniture, black accent walls, black and white bathrooms, and all-black kitchens. This article explores some insights on the appeal of black in interior design, as well as eight professionally designed interiors that incorporate black in a trend-forward way.

Tweeter Wallpaper via Mitchell-Black

Why are we drawn to black?

According to color psychology, black is associated with notions such as power, authority, elegance, and formality. According to the ancient practices of Feng Shui, black carries an energy of mystery, sophistication, strength, and depth. 

Balancing Dark Colors in a Space

The key to pulling off black in a room or any size is to counter it with plenty of bright and bold accents. Another way to do this is by employing colors such as cream and beige, which will prevent the space from looking too dark. 

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6 Designs that use Pantone’s Forest Floor to Bring the Outdoors In

In 2017, Pantone’s Color of the Year was Greenery: a fresh, zesty, and life-affirming shade of yellow-green, reminiscent of the first days of spring. This article explores how professional designers are incorporating Greenery and other nature’s neutrals from Pantone’s Forest Floor palette into their interior designs. 

Designing in Pantone’s Moody Blooms

Pantone’s palette of the week pulls together a medley of eye-popping and vivid colors from nature. We’ve pulled together both space designs and products to show how you can use Vishion to bring these fresh colors into your designs

Pretty in Purple: How to pull off Pantone’s Purple Haze

Pantone’s palette of the week features an ethereal blend of soft greens, pinks, and purples—including Pantone’s Color of the Year 2018, Ultra Violet. Keep reading to find out how professional interior designers are incorporating Purple Haze into their work. 

Designing in Pantone’s Palette of the Week: Intrigue

Pantone’s palette of the week is mysterious, whimsical, and unconventional—without sacrificing approachability. This article outlines how professional designers are integrating the Intrigue color palette into their designs. 

Designing in Pantone’s Focal Point

Pantone’s palette of the week features a sophisticated and upscale take on Color of the Year 2019: Living Coral. Keep reading to find out how professional designers are incorporating the Focal Point palette into their designs. 

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