In 2024, design is taking a turn away from pastels and towards the boldness of jewel tones.
According to the furniture brand Sixpenny, monochrome is out and mixing jewel tones like amethyst, sapphire, ruby red, emerald green, and topaz or citrine yellow. You can incorporate this into your own home by painting entire rooms in the colors, buying furniture to match the tones, or simply accessorizing with light touches of bold and deep colors.
Whether or not you decide to transform your own space with jewel tone colors in 2024, Sixpenny designers are sure that you're going to see those transformations in other spaces.
“People are rediscovering color in their homes, and jewel tones are at the forefront of that shift," Rob Natale, the Chief of Design at Sixpenny, said in a press release. «It’s a perfect way to incorporate richness, whether as an accent or as the centerpiece for a space, since they create such a strong counterpoint to almost any look.»
If your color palette consists of softer hues and neutrals, bring in a jewel tone to create a dynamic contrast that will leave a lasting impression.
Jewel tones typically pick up in popularity in the fall, when dark florals and rich hues are abundant. But it’s no surprise that jewel tones are becoming a staple for designers in 2024. These vibrant yet dark and moody colors have been on the rise for a couple of years now, and their popularity has been reflected in some 2024 Color of the Year picks among popular paint brands.
For instance, Behr picked Cracked Pepper, a soft black that would look elegant and striking behind a jewel-toned piece of furniture. Dutch Boy, chose Ironside, a deep olive shade with black undertones, another color that would match perfectly withRead more on thespruce.com