Trends in Paint: Be Bolder
It’s unlikely that subtle tones will ever lose their charm, but this year color with oomph is finding some solid footing.
Some of our favorite paint colors from Benjamin Moore’s 2017 Color Palette can be found in this nook: Sea Star (2123-30) with Cloud Cover (OC-25) trim.
From Benjamin Moore’s 2017 Color Palette: Gentleman’s Gray (2062-20) in matte.
Also from Benjamin Moore’s 2017 Color Palette: Chalk White (2126-70) in eggshell with Chalk White (2126-70) in semigloss; benjaminmoore.com.
Domingue Architectural Finishes Lime Wash, a ready-mixed, mineral-based architectural top coat derived from natural elements, in Lilac, one of 20 beautiful Lime Wash colors available. “Lilac is such a beautiful color . . . you want the walls to have more depth and substance, something Lime Wash can accomplish.” — Ruth Gay, founder, Domingue Architectural Finishes
Farrow & Ball Studio Green No. 93, one of four new colors for 2017. Farrow & Ball offers a carefully edited palette of 132 colors, made in Dorset, England. “It is unapologetically clubby and has a fantastically timeless old-world quality, but can be used in the most modern of rooms.” —Charlotte Cosby, head of creative, Farrow & Ball
Sherwin-Williams Poised Taupe, Color of the Year for 2017, from the Noir palette, one of four new palettes for 2017.