Pantone has announced its Color of the Year for 2024 and it is Peach Fuzz. It’s a “warm and cozy shade highlighting our desire for togetherness with others and the feelings this creates” and “presents a fresh approach to a new softness.”
As you explore Pantone’s content about Peach Fuzz and its varied interpretations across collaborations that range from toothbrushes to wallpaper, makeup, tea, and more, you’ll discover how versatile a color it is.
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Peach Fuzz and Classique Floors + Tile
To put this gentle peach tone into context, we’ve identified products that alone or in combination offer warmth and coziness and highlight that sense of togetherness with others that Pantone has identified as important.
Peach Fuzz as a Neutral Color
If pinkish/peach shades intimidate you, consider using them as a neutral that infuses warmth into your overall palette.
In the image below, the patterned carpet you see is Harrogate in color Cobblestone with subtle peach tones that play with darker shades.
Notice how even a light hardwood has peach tones, and how well it coordinates with the carpet as well as marble patterned tile and bold dark jewel tones in peach.
The tile you see in the above-left section of the image features 2×6 Zellij Bars ceramic wall tile in the color nude from Z Collection.
Zellij Bars tile uses high gloss glazes, vibrant colors, and pronounced surface variations to create an authentic zellige reproduction tile. Each color comes with twelve unique shades making the result rich, warm, and visually interesting. Notice how beautifully this tile works with the wood shelf, brass candlesticks, and glass vase in the image below.
Try Cork Flooring
Here’s Wicanders Cork Essence Identity Timide. It’s rich in style, charm, and sophistication, and expresses its personality through the unique designs and formats aligned with modern interior design trends. In harmony with nature, each cork board is unique.
Consider Wood Flooring
Valinge’s Woodura is a versatile and durable wood product. The image below showcases Woodura in a warm peachy tone with Brushed Hardened Wood Flooring Powder White Oak.
Another possibility is from the Kahrs Canvas Collection in the color Oak Fawn. This plank oak floor from the Canvas Collection features a warm, white-pigmented matte finish.
The result is a beautifully neutral floor in those warm peach tones with the appearance of freshly cut wood. Each board is carefully brushed to bring out the character of the grain and highlight the natural texture of the wood. The matte finish eliminates glare while protecting the wood from daily wear. Four-sided micro-bevelling at the edges ensures a classic full plank look and feel.
Then, there’s the Fabrica Relic Collection in the color Mystic. This stunning 9.5”-wide plank has been crafted using the finest Baltic Ash, which is known for its striking grain patterns, and conveys a modern aesthetic.
Finally – from a wood flooring perspective – there’s Rhone Herringbone from the D’Vine Collection made from French White Oak in a brushed matte finish.
Don’t forget Marmoleum with its wonderful pallette of colors. Below you see Salted Caramel from the Marmoleum Cocoa Collection, a wonderful Peach Fuzz interpretation. As Marmoleum explains,
“The Cocoa Collection embraces our ethos of sustainable design and truly is a new addition to our Marmoleum flooring. By adding Cocoa shells to the traditional Marmoleum ingredients we have created a new and exciting surface texture that is both natural looking and contemporary in feel. The inclusion of cocoa adds a rich granular look that is fresh, modern and also provides dirt hiding properties.”
In addition to touches of Fuzz for the wall or a backsplash, consider the floor! The floor installation in the next image pairs tile in solid peach tones with a subtle decor pattern. This 6×6 tile is Wow Bejmat in Biscuit with Decor Biscuit.
Subtle Suggestions of Peach Fuzz in Carpet
As with tile, you can find many examples of peachy subtlety in carpet.
For example, below you see images of a carpet runner created with Stanton’s Antrim Taza in the color Weathered Oak. This is a 100% wool carpet over a pad with the edges hand-bound. It’s a creative solution to cover a polished concrete stairway and landing without damage while extending the theme to the upper floor.
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>> For more about Antrim, read Discover Antrim Wool Carpet from Stanton.
Another stunning carpet to consider from the Masland Old World Collection is Scotland in the color Cobblestone. This is a synthetic carpet that has been deliberately designed with an air of authenticity for wall–to-wall drama or a perfectly placed rug. We love how Scotland exudes heritage and modern intrigue. A carefully curated palette of space-dyed polyester highlights the fine details associated with the quality of a face-to-face Wilton and honors its timeless appeal.
Tones That Contrast with Peach Fuzz
Perhaps subtlety bores you. Rather than focus on neutrals, you may prefer to create contrast! Pair Peach Fuzz with rich teal greens, blues, and grays as you see in the tile collage image below.
Here’s an interesting contrast in colors between colors Terra and Teal in the Wow Mud Collection.
From a carpet perspective, Fabrica Regal Treasures in the color Cobalt is a stunning hand-tufted 100% New Zealand wool carpet:
“Classic Palmettes dance with regal fashion when arranged within a stylized trellis. A vintage design with a modern edge, this Wilton Woven wool exudes authenticity when drawn with intentional distressing.”
How Might You Add Peach Fuzz to Your Space?
Do you feel inspired? If you’d like to consider Peach Fuzz for your space, we invite you to visit the Classique Floors + Tile showroom in Portland. There you can learn more and explore subtle and bold options for the floors and walls in a variety of products. We look forward to helping you.
Thanks for reading!