If you’re thinking about your New Year’s resolutions, why not consider upgrading your spaces with some of the latest color trends? Painting is an inexpensive and easy way to breathe new life into your home—a quick an easy solution to bringing your long awaited vision of home to life. But the truth is choosing a paint color can be confusing and stressful. Let us take some of the guesswork out of it with our guide to 2022’s hottest paint colors. From a fresh take on neutrals, to bold hues, this year’s top colors are not short on eye-catching colors. Take a look at a few of our favorites and get ready to be inspired.
The Future is Bright
Just when you thought mid-century inspired design was on its way out, enter 2022 colors and some bold brights. Just call some of these 1950s favorite colors the “comback kids” as you’ll see buttery yellows, orangish reds, dusty blues and luminous pastels—colors that some are calling refreshed primaries. These colors offer personality yet functionality in a room, allowing you to embrace color without going to bold. Just think of it as your opportunity for the ultimate form of self expression, bringing vibrant hues to life in a personal way. Maybe this trend was inspired by Pantones 2022 Color of the Year—Very Peri. A deep periwinkle blue with violet undertones, it’s an excellent balance between the calm offered by the color blue and the energy and excitement of red and purple.
If you’re looking to paint your home, look no further than the great outdoors. A trend that has been gaining momentum over the last few years, colors that range from lush greens to landscaped inspired neutrals, sustainability and organic living are becoming key design trends. Think olive greens, sandy neutrals, and clay-toned terra-cotta shades—a desert palette that is luxurious yet comforting, Designers are also predicting an increase in brown shades. uptick in brown shades—both the deeper bark tones and the paler sandy beach shades. These richer neutrals offer a more dramatic feel while also being grounding and relaxing.
Bright neutrals with a touch of warmth are on the verge. These shades add timeless depth and character to any room. Paired with warm woods, rich rust velvet and dusty blush, these colors feel neutral and nuanced. Think soft greens such as Benjamin Moore’s 2022 Color of the Year October Mist, which is described as “evoking the silver-green stem of a flower, creating a subtle yet eclectic backdrop for the home.” Pair with a vibrant orange piece of furniture or lilac accents for a fresh pop of color. Want a simple, clean refresh? There’s nothing like a fresh coat of white paint. Enduring, timeless, a warm and neutral white offers a crisp backdrop for your home.