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All you need to know about Vivechrom Colour of the Year 2021

A warm, natural neutral, Vivechrom Colour of the Year 2021, Brave Ground, brings a bolstering, balancing feel to any room. Here’s why it’s the color of the moment, plus inspirational ideas for combining it with other shades to transform your home…

Every year, our colour specialists, plus a team of top international design experts discuss the latest global trends that will affect every area of our lives. We then translate these insights into one key colour that reflects the mood of the moment – a tone that’s set to have an impact on homes all over the world.

What has emerged from our trend forecast this year is that we’re all reassessing what really matters in our lives. We’re taking stock and finding a new and positive way forward by having faith in ourselves, working together, building on the past and planning for the future. It takes courage to embrace change and our homes can help provide a solid and supportive foundation, as well as giving us the scope to be creative.

Vivechrom Colour of the Year for 2021 is Brave Ground – a warm, natural neutral that’s an enabling and stabilizing colour. It’s also a versatile shade that lets other colors shine. How can you use it to transform your home? We’ve created four easy-to-use colour palettes, all centered around the Colour of the Year, so you can express yourself in any number of ways and be brave enough to take that first step…

1. Combine Colour of the Year 2021 with Timeless tones to create a balanced backdrop for entertaining

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Create a relaxed and informal dining area by pairing Brave Ground with our Timeless colours. This palette creates a firm foundation for any furnishings – traditional or modern; and works well with artisanal crafts and natural materials.

For more ideas and inspiration for using Timeless colours, click here.

Which colours?

10YY 30/106

00YY 26/220 

2. Mix warm shades of red and pink with the Colour of the Year 2021 for a stand-out bedroom

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Have the courage to be individual by pairing Colour of the Year 2021, Brave Ground with the bold pinks and reds of the Expressive palette. These colours look great styled with modern furnishings, graphic patterns and light wood floors.

For more ideas and inspiration for using Expressive colours, click here.

Which colours?

10YY 30/106 
70RR 17/372 
10YR 21/436 
30YR 14/365 
 

3. Combine Colour of the Year 2021 with a mix of soft, natural shades to give a relaxed and inviting feel to a home office

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Combine Brave Ground with the earthy colours of the Trust palette for a warm and welcoming feel. Subtle and smart, these tones work well with mid-century furniture and rich finishes, such as copper, marble and velvet.

For more ideas and inspiration for using Trust colours, click here.

Which colours?

10YY 30/106 
10YY 72/021 
90YR 48/062 
15YY 33/043 

4. Create a connection back to the natural world with our 2021 colour trends

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Bring the outside in with our Earth colours – think shades of blue and green, balanced with Vivechrom Colour of the Year, Brave Ground. These tones work well styled up with natural wood, reclaimed furniture, shapely ceramics and indoor plants.

For more ideas and inspiration for using Earth colours, click here.

Which colours?

10YY 30/106 
90BG 11/101 
27BB 10/138 

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