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Colormix 2023 - Terra

Derived from the Latin term for earth, Terra refers to our nature: where we dwell, what is ours and who we are. It delivers the striking colors and finishes that will guide new product development and emerging styles in the industry. 

For product designers and manufacturers, it represents the natural interweaving of self and space through a forecast of carefully curated species and finishes. 

Experience Terra, cultivated in 32 trending stain colors and finishes across four unique finish collections - Biome, Lore, Nexus and Origin. 

Use this forecast as your inspiration. Then, let our experts help you bring that inspiration to life with your own proprietary finish at our Global Color & Design Center. 

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Inside Terra

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Biome

Harboring functional habitats

Inspired by regnerative forest floors and dependable minerals, the Biome collection embraces organic, sculptural forms and grounding finishes. Welcome functionality and sustainability into designs with multipurpose pieces that reclaim comforting shapes and finishes. Light, warm woods such as pine, oak, and maple lead the way, taking on gray undertones that mimic tree bark and mushroom hues. 

Influences 

  • Biophilia
  • Circularity 
  • Urban Planning 
  • Natural Resources 
a wooden chair with cushions and a wooden book shelf behind it

Lore

Heirlooms of a New Generation

Heritage and considerate restoration define the Lore collection. Highly artisanal with a vintage touch, Lore balances simplicity and complexity through smooth finishes and subtly opulent grains. Desaturated finishes with character add depth to the tight grain found in cherry, alder and mahogany. 

Influences 

  • Localization 
  • Remade Aesthetic 
  • Layering 
  • New Future 
bedroom featuring a large bed, nightstand and dresser in a light wood finish

Nexus

Nurture Communal Wellness

Embodying sand and dried earthen terrain, the Nexus collection is home to holistic materials and tactile neutrals. Matte finishes enhance the depth and softness of familiar woodgrains, opening doors to flexible furniture solutions and open-plan living. Experiential finishes for warm walnut, straight-grained oak, reliable ash and distinctive elm contribute to adaptable designs. 

Influences

  • Neuro-Architecture 
  • Multisensory Design 
  • Human Experience 
  • Well-Being 
a modern kitchen interior featuring a decorative wooden wall and bright cabinetry

Origin

Embracing Personal Expression

Whether restoring pieces to their former glory or playfully personalizing with hints of glimmer and metallics, extravagant eras of design mingle in the Origin collection. The mismatched elements of cottagecore meet the peekaboo sheen of the 60s and 70s in dazzling brights and deep stains. Exotic wood species such as burl, mindi, primavera and mango serve as an expressive layer to these finishes, especially through smooth woodgrains and accents that add a nostalgic, vivd appearance. 

Influences  

  • Personal Creativity 
  • Reasoned Audacity 
  • Restorative Positivity 
  • Nostalgia 
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