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PANTONE'S® Color of the Year: Bright, Beautiful & Expressive

If you’re anything like us, these long, gray winter days leave you yearning for a colorful pick-me-up. Thankfully, the Pantone Color Institute’s® 2014 Color of the Year has been announced, and we’re confident it will warm and inspire you with its soft, saturated splendor.

Ask a Designer: Warm & Inviting Colors

What colors will make my kitchen look warm and inviting?

Ask a Designer: The Right Color Paint

How do I choose the right color wall paint?

Ask a Designer: Dated Colors

What colors will make my kitchen look dated?

Ask a Designer: Countertop Colors & Materials

Are there guidelines for mixing countertop colors and materials?

Ask a Designer: Coordinating Product Colors

How should I coordinate product color choices?

Ask a Designer: Colors to Avoid

Are there colors you should never use in a kitchen?

Ask a Designer: Cabinet Colors & Materials

Should I use multiple cabinet colors?

Ask a Designer: Appliance Color

What color appliances should I get?

Ask a Designer: Alternatives to Paint

What are some options for the walls besides paint?

Ask a Designer: Add Color to a White Kitchen

What are some inexpensive ways to add color to a white kitchen?

Ask the Editor: Blending Wood Finishes

What Should I Keep in Mind When Choosing Cabinets and Flooring?

Ask the Editor: Colonial Colors

What Accent Color Will Pull My Kitchen Together?

Ask the Editor: A Timeless Finish

What is the Safest Cabinet Choice?

Ask the Editor: Accent Walls

How to Paint an Accent Wall

Ask the Editor: Colorful Cabinets

How to Make Red Cabinets Work

Ask the Editor: Kitchen Color Trends

What Colors Are Being Used in New Kitchens?

Ask the Editor: Warm Paint Colors

What Paint Colors Will Achieve a Warm Look?

Color Charged

Maybe Pantone 18-2120 Honeysuckle is your color of the year, too. But how do you incorporate a hot, trendy shade without dating your kitchen or anchoring yourself into a strong color you may not love down the line?

Color Updates

One of the most common questions readers ask is how to incorporate color into a kitchen without dating it. Here are some ways to add a hot color without a major investment.

Color Combinations

Among the most commonly asked kitchen design questions are which colors and materials work best together. That's what we'll be looking at this time around in Sensible Style, using three of the most popular cabinet finishes as a starting point.

Best of KBIS 2009

Wondering what excited the design elite at the 2009 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show? A panel of 11 award-winning kitchen, bath and interior designers selected the best new products in the kitchen and bath categories from more than 90 eligible entries. And the winners are…

A Fridge For Everyone

With ten new colorful designs prepared, Amana is asking homeowners for help deciding which fridge they'll launch into production.

How to (Really) Use Red in the Kitchen

Fortunately, Jackie Jordan, the Director of Color Marketing at Sherwin-Williams, was on hand on the 2009 IBS show floor and shared a few good tips for introducing red into the kitchen without inundating its design.

Olympic Kitchens

Got Olympic fever? You're not alone. While some people may be more likely to hit the track or uneven bars during these 16 days of competition, a few of us take our passion to other venues-like the kitchen.

2008 Color Trends

According to the Color Marketing Group, environmental concerns will be the strongest influence on color choices for products from paint to cars next year. 

Letters, We Get Letters

Choosing the right colors seems to be one of the hardest parts of putting together a new kitchen. Here's a perfect example:

Bold Colors Bloom in Kitchen

While cabinet finishes seem to be trending toward whites and creams or blacks and browns, every other item in the kitchen seems to be popping in every shade of the rainbow. 

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