Swiss Coffee by Kelly-Moore
Look no further for the perfect white. According to Shannon Kaye, color marketing manager for Kelly-Moore, “One of our all-time best-selling colors is Swiss Coffee (23), a clean, neutral white loved by painters, designers, and homeowners alike.… It’s 'the’ color to use for the white house trend that’s taken over both interiors and exteriors these past few years.”
Firecracker by Behr
“If you’re looking to add a pop of color and a sense of energy to your space, Firecracker (150B-6) rises to the top as one of Behr’s trending red hues,” says Erika Woelfel, color expert at Behr. “This particular shade of red works well as an accent color for front doors and kitchen cabinets.”
Bay Leaf by Pratt & Lambert Paints
In choosing their 2020 palette, the experts at Pratt & Lambert sought colors that help “to bring balance into our life and home.” Their most popular new hue is Bay Leaf (317E), a subtle silver-green. “Luxury and design are being looked at in a new light—people are spending more time in rather than going out,” explains Ashley Banbury, senior color designer for Pratt & Lambert Paints.
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Agreeable Gray by Sherwin-Williams
Gray is the neutral color of the moment, and Agreeable Gray (SW 7029) “is currently Sherwin-Williams's most popular color,” affirms Sue Wadden, director of color marketing for Sherwin-Williams. It’s “a perfect hue for any living space. This gray is less cool than others, which bodes well for the resurgence of warmer colors and beiges that we’re seeing.”
Whirlwind by Glidden
Being both classic and trendsetting can be a challenge, but not with Whirlwind (PPG1013-3). This cool gray with a touch of blue is already one of Glidden’s most popular choices among DIYers. Use as a trim color with deeper blue-grays, or as an overall wall paint. Glidden experts project that Whirlwind will be a favorite for 2020 and beyond.
Aspen Tan by Olympic Stains
Back to Nature by Behr
Want to feel as good indoors as you do under the trees? Behr’s Back to Nature (S340-4) is a warm khaki-green that “is subtle enough [to] serve as a new neutral for any room,” shares Erika Woelfel, color expert at Behr. “This nature-inspired green imparts a fresh sense of vitality.”
White Dove by Benjamin Moore
Finding a warm white without a yellow cast is harder than it should be. White Dove (OC-17) solves this conundrum, with a touch of gray that makes it “appealing and easy to use with both warm and cool colors,” explains Andrea Magno, director of color marketing & development at Benjamin Moore. White Dove is a “go-to color for trim and doors, in addition to an ideal white for the walls.”
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Chinese Porcelain by PPG
Can a color both dazzle and bring peace? The color experts at PPG think so. They project that Chinese Porcelain (PPG1160-6), an inky medium blue, will be their most popular color of 2020. Dee Schlotter, Senior Color Marketing Manager for PPG, shares the inspiration behind the hue: “[Chinese Porcelain] imparts calmness and restful sleep while also offering the spirit of hopefulness—a precious commodity in a restless world.”
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Penthouse by Clare
Stunning neutrals have been a mainstay in American homes for decades, and they continue to be popular even with fresh outfits like Clare, a new direct-to-consumer paint company. Clare Founder Nicole Gibbons says that Penthouse, "a subtle shade of greige that's the perfect mix of warm and cool," is the brand's best-selling neutral paint color. It "reflects light beautifully and has a bright, airy vibe" that can suit just about any room in the house.
Martinique Dawn by Valspar
Soft, natural greens are consistently popular across paint brands. Sue Kim, Valspar Color Marketing Manager, chose Martinique Dawn 6003-3B as their brand's favorite hue. "[It] is a mindful green that has the softness of linen pairing nicely with raw wood and natural greenery – perfect for a kitchen! Pair with crisp white for a clean optimistic space."
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