The Paint Colors of 2018

A new year, a new color. Each year, paint companies name a new color their color of the year, capturing what they see as the trendiest paint colors on the horizon. Here are the new year’s fresh, new colors, according to leading industry brands:

colors 2018

TOP: Caliente (AF-290) is Benjamin Moore’s color for 2018. This deep red is radiant and lush, and will stand out in any space. The bold hue pairs best with neutrals and other bright hues, such as pink, peachy tones. It will work great as an accent color, or to liven up a plain gallery wall or drab staircase. Click here to see it as an accent wall in a living room.

SECOND: Glidden has named Deep Onyx (00NN 07/000)—or classic black—as its color of the year. This favorite neutral may not be right for an entire room, but it’s perfect for an accent wall. Pairing this bold choice with crisp whites, metallics and neutral fixtures and furniture will create a beautiful modern, minimalist look. See it here in a sleek, chic home office.

THIRD: Sherwin Williams’ Oceanside (SW 6496) is destined to be a favorite this year. The rich, blue-green shade will make a bold statement outfitting an entire room, or serve as the perfect pop of accent color for a specific item, such as a front door or a piece of old furniture. Isn’t it dreamy in the kitchen?

BOTTOM: Behr’s In the Moment (T18-15) will help calm the senses in the upcoming year. The cool blue hue will evoke a serene, relaxing vibe in virtually any space. Plus, the versatile color pairs well with crisp whites, neutrals and darker fixtures and furniture, making it easy to add decor. Try the interactive room painter to see it in a bedroom.

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