Hottest Paint Colors of 2022
Every year, designers around the world look forward to the reveal of Pantone’s new Color of the Year. Similarly, interior designers await the rollout of new color palettes from major paint companies.
These rollouts require color stylists to carefully analyze global and societal trends from the runway, varying lifestyles, and demographics.
Consumer Reports recently predicted the hottest interior paint colors of 2022, and we picked our favorites here. We also included how and where to incorporate these colors into your home for your next home improvement project.
Benjamin Moore: October Mist CC-550
Why it's hot: harmonious yet diverse, reliable yet whimsical, and meditative yet eclectic
Where to use: With its endless number of invigorating combinations, October Mist provides effortless harmony for any paint project, and every design style. It creates a canvas for other colors. Use anywhere in the home!
Where to buy: select paint and hardware stores.
Photo credit: Benjamin Moore
Why it's hot: inspired by the hue "where the sea meets the sky." The idea of this color is to bring a breath of fresh air into any space.
Where to use: Bring a breath of fresh air into any space: kitchen cabinetry, front doors, bedroom walls, or office walls. For effortless styling, harmonize with shades of white, grey, and natural wood tones. .
Where to buy: Home Depot
Photo credit: BEHR
Valspar: Blanched Thyme
Why it's hot: a cool, organic green that works beautifully with warmer wood tones for a natural and balanced look
Where to use: great in an office space, as natural greens help us refocus on our physical and mental well-being.
Where to buy: Lowe's and select hardware stores
Photo credit: Behr
Being a simple yet highly effective design tool, paint can evoke mood changes, create a sense of comfort, or trick the eye into thinking the space is larger than it is.
It's all about finding colors that make a room as cozy or spacious as possible and selecting colors that make you feel good. When done right, color can create a remarkable experience, transforming your home into an expression of your style.
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