Paint your world with the latest trends

February 11, 2022

Paint your world with the latest trends

Are you looking to give your home a fresh new look before you put it on the market? We are excited to share these with you! Blog post inspired by, and we select eight out of fifteen new color trends!

1. Benjamin Moore’s October Mist

Benjamin Moore picked a soft sage called October Mist as its 2022 Color of the Year. The versatile shade is part of the paint brand’s 2022 Color Trends palette that includes primary hues, pale tones and botanical shades. “As the spaces in our homes continue to evolve, we uncover more opportunities to express our individuality and leverage the power of color to design environments that serve different functions and styles. October Mist 1495 and the corresponding Color Trends 2022 palette reflects an effortless harmony of colors, while inspiring unique combinations for any paint project.” — Andrea Magno, Director of Color Marketing & Development, Benjamin Moore

2. Benjamin Moore’s Raccoon Fur

Benjamin Moore’s Raccoon Fur has lovely blue undertones and takes the light differently throughout the day. It’s dramatic without being too jarring. It can also help add character to cabinets and set the tone for a space.” — Rebecca Hay of Rebecca Hay Designs

3. Farrow & Ball’s Drop Cloth

Farrow & Ball Drop Cloth is my favorite on-trend color for 2022. I used it on kitchen cabinets in a Spanish home, and it’s the perfect neutral color to add warmth without looking too stark. It complements both bronze and brass plumbing fixtures nicely.” —  Jessica Nicastro of Jessica Nicastro Design

4. Light Gray

Farrow & Ball Drop Cloth is my favorite on-trend color for 2022. I used it on kitchen ca”For people who have ‘white wall syndrome,’ light gray is the perfect 2022 upgrade. Benjamin Moore’s Gray Owl is my go-to. It’s crisp and beautiful without being too stark, and it plays off deep saturated colors well. I also love using it on double-height ceilings to make the room feel even larger. Another favorite shade is Benjamin Moore’s Distant Gray, which I used as the exterior color on my new hotel, The Madrona.” — Jay Jeffers, JayJeffers Inc.

5. Pantone’s Very Peri

“As we move into a world of unprecedented change, the selection of PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri brings a novel perspective and vision of the trusted and beloved blue color family. Encompassing the qualities of the blues, yet at the same time possessing a violet-red undertone, PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri displays a spritely, joyous attitude and dynamic presence that encourages courageous creativity and imaginative expression.” — Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute

6. Periwinkle Blue

“Expect to see shades of periwinkle blue as a big focus for a paint refresh this spring. This color will complement existing color trends that have been popular this past year like rust color tones and shades of green.” — Angela Belt, Angela Belt Interiors

7. Pratt & Lambert’s Feather Gray

“A very popular and favorite neutral paint color is any match of Pratt & Lambert’s Feather Gray. This is such a sophisticated upgrade from a traditional neutral that can add a lot of depth to a room.” — Jill Croka, Jill Croka Designs

8. Terracotta

While it seems people are still craving calm neutrals in their interiors, there is now a desire to spice things up. Faded Terracotta by Farrow & Ball is a warm, earthy tone that pairs beautifully with lighter creams, deep browns and sage green.” — Shannon Niehenke, Narrative Design Studio

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