The Pantone Color Forecast for Spring 2014 is here and blue has come out on top. We are hardly surprised. Blue is a design classic which is just as popular in modern design as it is in traditional. The official color Placid Blue (Pantone 15-3920) has a slightly gray undertone which makes it easy to mix into your already-gray color scheme. It’s simple to add a blue accent piece like a chair or a table rather than painting your whole room blue.
Here are some of our top blue picks for color ideas for rooms: