Experts considered gray to be the most popular interior color of homes in 2014, while exterior colors varied based on location. Overall, 2014 saw a return to more basic color designs that evoke a sense of calm and relaxation.
Along with gray, certain pastels, such as light blue, and earthy colors still enjoyed widespread popularity in 2014. Typically, dining areas, bathrooms and kitchens saw more gray color schemes, while bedrooms and living rooms saw more of the pastel and blue colors. On the exterior, homeowners made ample use of a gray palette, particularly in the Midwest. In contrast, however, coastal homes made use of light brown and sandy tones for their exteriors.