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Color Analysis  is a trend forecasting report, that offers brands and retailers high-level global trends based on consumer reports, detailed market research and generational mindsets influenced by art and culture.  This trend forecasting report provides color information for color managers, directors and designers to support the color palette development process. Colorful, informative and inspirational this 100-page semi-annual trend report is essential for educated seasonal color decisions.

Your Autumn/Winter 2020 visual experience features over 54 colors told in thirteen COLOR TRENDS stories inspired by the science of how color is known to affect our mood. Color stories found in the Autumn/Winter 2020 report are:

Soft Neutrals: A comforting warmth in soft natural colors

Mood Grey:  A timeless classic that supports other shades

Nostalgic Warmth: Inspired by wooded, earthy red browns

Scarlet Afternoon: Romantic reds are appealing for AW20 palettes

Afterglow: A delicate combination of feminine pinks

Delicate Mix: Inspired by wild blooms with whitened lilac to deep plum hues

Goldmine: Yellow with brown tints reflective of the autumn harvest

Mossland: Greens offer wellness and mindfulness

Copper: Coppers crossing over from fold to red color families

Active Vibes: Optimistic, bright, and energetic neon colors

Earth and Sky: Stormy blue shades with metallic and icy effects

Midnight Indigo: Nostalgic blues are grounding and safe

Also, in this edition of the Color Analysis report, the trend team at Color Solutions International expanded the use of their proprietary Relative Color Popularity report (RCP). RCP is a marriage of COLOR VALIDATION with trend color forecasting. The RCP report has been organized into four categories to help validate your color selection.

Seasonal Trending: Colors that show an increase in popularity seasonally 

Consistent: Colors that have demonstrated consistent demand across seasons 

Forecasted: New colors that are emerging for the season 

Uptrending: Colors that show a sudden increase in popularity 

As in previous editions, the Color Solutions International color and trend team offers you four seasonal stories to inspire your 2020 palette. These macro stories are inspired by today’s trends in sustainability, human connection, wellness, and authenticity. Your Spring/Summer 2020 FEATURED SEASONAL  stories include:

Incandescence: Independence, optimism, personalization inspire

La Vie Boheme: A return to nature  and environmental conscience

Nordic Lights: Enjoyment of luxury and heritage

Gentle Nature: Sustainable colors offer moments of introspection

For AW’20 CSI customers are given an in-depth analysis of color trends, the CSI trend team expanded product categories offering a lovely layout of Global Trends by Product Category. 
Home and Lifestyle: The Textured Home – Enchantment – Outside In
Kids:  Back To Our Roots – Magical Encounters
Men’s: Great Outdoors – Classics Reborn
Women’s: North Wind – Metamorphic
Intimates: La Femme – Comfort Zone
Active: Active Unwind – Global Feet
If you’re attending Premier Vision in NYC January 15th -16th stop by Booth M2 to speak with the CSI trend team and purchase your copy
Autumn/Winter 2020 Color Analysis Report. The report will be available for sale at by February 15th.  For AW20 color inspiration please visit our Pinterest page!