10 Neutral Color Palettes Dominating 2023

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Neutral color palettes continue to be a significant trend in home interior design for 2023, emphasizing a shift towards warmer and softer hues. These colors are chosen for their ability to create a calm and tranquil atmosphere, making them ideal for spaces like bedrooms. The trend sees a move away from cooler grays and stark whites, favoring warmer grays, greige (a blend of gray and beige), creamy whites, and even shades closer to beige. These hues are recognized for their psychological impact, often associated with warmth and comfort.

In 2023, the focus is on using these colors to achieve a balanced and modern interior. The recommended proportions for color combinations are approximately 60% for the base tone, 30% for an additional tone, and 10% for an accent tone. This balance helps create a harmonious and visually appealing space. The key colors in this year’s palette include grey, white, lactic (a milky white), beige, almond, mint, aquamarine, pistachio, and ginger.

This year, minimalism remains highly valued in interior design, with a preference for neutral shades and simple furnishings. This trend aligns with a broader movement towards warm and soft palettes. While the resurgence of bold colors is noted in some areas, neutral palettes still dominate many homeowners’ preferences, with a rise in the popularity of warmed-up gray and greige palettes.

In summary, the neutral color palettes of 2023 are characterized by warmer, soothing tones that create a sense of coziness and tranquility in the home. These colors are versatile, easy to mix and match, and suitable for both small and large spaces, offering a timeless and stylish approach to interior design.

1. A Family Apartment in Wola Justowska with Exclusive Interiors by Kaim Work Studio

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The neutral color palettes dominating 2023 can be found in A Family Apartment in Wola Justowska with Exclusive Interiors by Kaicolom Work Studio. This apartment combines white and grey to design and beautify its living room interior. The marble fireplace adds a touch of luxury to this room.

Photographer: Patryk Polewany

2. Preston Hollow Residence by Specht Architects

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If you have a large and open living room, this neutral color palette can be your main inspiration. Preston Hollow Residence by Specht Architects is an open and light-filled house that uses grey as the main neutral color to design its living room interior. The big concrete fireplace becomes the focal point of the room.

Photography: Casey Dunn

3. New Canaan Residence by Joel Sanders Architect

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New Canaan Residence by Joel Sanders Architect is a mid-century modernist home that also uses a neutral color palette to design its living room. The combination of beige, white, and grey can be found in this home’s living room. With an open layout, this living room becomes the most comfortable room in the home.

Photographer: Peter Aaron

4. Katsura House by Yukawa Design Lab

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Wood tone is also considered as a neutral color. You can use wood to embrace a neutral color palette inside your home just like this one. Katsura House by Yukawa Design Lab is a family house that brings a neutral color to its living room interior through the use of wood material. The result is a cozy and warm living room.

Photography: Yukawa Design Lab

5. Morris Cove by Blaze Makoid Architecture

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The living room in Morris Cove by Blaze Makoid Architecture is simple and cozy. This family house uses neutral color palettes to create a warm, cozy, and inviting living room. Thanks to the glazed wall, the homeowner can enjoy the outside view from the inside of the room.

Photography: Blaze Makoid Architecture

6. Makio House by Fabian Tan Architect

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Makio House by Fabian Tan Architect is a minimalist house that also uses a neutral color palette to beautify its interior. This house has a bright and airy interior in white. The presence of wooden furniture creates a warmer atmosphere and inviting visual appeal.

Photographer: Ceavs Chua

7. Fieldview by Blaze Makoid Architecture

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Beige and white are neutral color palettes that still dominating in 2023. Fieldview by Blaze Makoid Architecture combines these two colors to design its interior. In order to create a warmer atmosphere, a large beige rug is added to complete the warm presence of the fireplace.

PhotographerMarc Bryan-Brown

8. Apartamento Itaim by Tria Arquitetura

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The neutral color palettes are also still dominating the interior design of apartments in 2023. Apartamento Itaim by Tria Arquitetura beautifies its living room interior in white. The wooden furniture adds a warm atmosphere to the room, as well as the rug.

Photographer: JULIA RIBEIRO

9. Coastal Home by Bloomint Interior Design

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Coastal Home by Bloomint Interior Design has a cozy interior thanks to the use of neutral color palettes and wood material. It is a welcoming house that utilizes the wood tone as a part of neutral elements. The sofa adds extra comfort to the room.

Photographer: Margaret Stepien

10. Cloud House by Akin Atelier

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The use of neutral color palettes also can be found in Cloud House by Akin Atelier. This private home has a neutral interior with maximum comfort. The grey sofa is the focal point of the room while the jute rug serves as floor protection and creates a warm atmosphere.

Photographer: Murray Fredericks


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