Trend Forecast

For Industrial Markets

After a year of data collection and workshopping, the experts at Sherwin-Williams DesignHouse for Performance Coatings have created a collection of 21 individual and complementary colors for utilization throughout the next 3-5 years.

DesignHouse is excited to provide the Trend Forecast program of collaboratively accumulated trend intelligence for your concept inspiration, specification and development – giving your design team a competitive edge.

The content of our visionary report was strategically researched, analyzed and forecasted – harnessing an innovative methodology that encompasses three directive trends. These forward-looking trends offer design teams the inspiration and confidence to develop products in colors, materials, effects, finishes, textures and patterns that consumers will accept and adopt.

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Explore

From Here to Eternity

Influences: Technology, Astronomy, Oceanography, Bioluminescence, Math & Science, Big Data, Sci-Fi Futures, AI/AR/VR

Industries: Automotive, Transportation, Medical Device, Technology, Consumer Electronics, Appliance, Heavy Machinery, Architectural, Building Products

Escape

Take a Hike

Influences: Harmony, Nature & Nurture, East & West, Work & Life, Health & Wellness, Self-Actualization

Industries: Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Consumer Goods, Packaging, Building Products, Architectural, Outdoor Lifestyle, Appliance, Interiors, Furnishings

 

Empower

Find Y[our] Own Way

Influences: Rights & Freedom, Social Causes & Justice, Privacy & Security, Truth & Honesty, Power & Voice, Play & Leisure, Sports & Amusement

Industries: Packaging, Powersports, Consumer Electronics, Consumer Goods, Small Appliance, Interiors, Furnishings, Accessories, Retail Merchandising Racks

DesignHouse

Where Inspiration Lives and Color Comes Alive

With help from our color experts, we can shorten the distance from concept to reality – limiting the number of iterations to match new, complex finishes and ensure color harmony across a range of technologies.

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