Introducing Vining Ivy: Johnstone's Trade announces 2023 Colour of the Year

September 13th, 2022

A bluish, greenish colour. A bold turquoise tint that offers both a calming and energising feel. 

Each year Johnstone's® Trade shows its instinct in its choice of Colour of the Year to help your customers find an impactful colour for their interior and exterior projects; the 2023 Colour of the Year is no different. 

Introducing the Johnstone's® Trade by PPG Voice of Colour 2023 Colour of the Year: Vining Ivy (PPG1148-6), a turquoise tint that is both modern and versatile.

PPG Voice of Colour’s Vining Ivy brings together a powerful blue with delicate green to create a colour that will create a feeling of both calm and energy to your customer’s project. 

The combination of blue and green hues creates a rich, modern colour that brings out the best in any interior, whilst still providing a balanced colour for outdoors. 

Your customers can combine it with deeper wood tints and off-whites to create a natural effect to give a luxurious look and feel.

Consumers are seeking to simplify in this post-COVID era, as the past two years have shed a new light on the importance of serenity and little moments,” said Donna Taylor, PPG colour expert, Johnstone’s Trade. 

“This makes the Johnstone's® Trade Voice of Colour 2023 Colour of the Year -Vining Ivy the perfect colour for our times.

 The colour represents a sense of energy whilst at the same time a feeling of serenity and calm.”

Under the 2023 Voice of Colour trend theme – Reflection, PPG’s colour experts identified three colour schemes that will provide some project inspiration for your customers in 2023:

Serenity: A relaxing design theme that allows for reflection and our need for a calm space to live in; using Voice of Colour’s Earth Rose, Luxurious and Gothic Amethyst.

Origin: A natural trend that represents our relationships with the environments that surround us; using colours from the Voice of Colour’s palette such as Cool Clay, Fossil Stone and Midnight Glade that complements the colour Vining Ivy

Duality: A vibrant scheme celebrating our dynamic relationships with the world; using the Voice of Colour’s Petal Whisper, Citrus Sachet and Briquette to provide a contemporary look. 

The Voice of Colour Palette is available online and in all of our 180+ stores.