A new year is just around the corner and paint brands have already started announcing their colors of the year. Color, whether through paint or decor, is the simplest way to evoke a feeling in a room. These colors range from traditional to truly unexpected, setting the bar for just how creative we can be in our homes. Whether you're looking for tones that evoke tranquility and calm, or just want to spice things up with something unexpected, The Spruce has got you covered.
Here's our ongoing guide to all the 2024 colors of the year we know so far. And since they're so wide-ranging, you're sure to find a color that speaks to your personal style.
Ironside by Dutch Boy Paints
Ironside is a deep olive shade with black undertones. While the color exudes moody mystery, it's also very comforting. Though it's not a true neutral, Ironside is a versatile color that could work in any room without being overwhelming. Ironside presents a new take on green's association with calmness and nature, the black undertone adds an additional level of sophisticated charm that makes this a timeless hue to add to your home.
“Our main driving influence for our color of the year is creating a space for wellness," says Ashley Banbury, Dutch Boy Paints' color marketing manager and interior designer. "A sanctuary in your home that can not only help you physically but mentally as well.
Persimmon by HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams
Persimmon is a warm, earthy, and energetic terracotta shade that combines the elevated energy of tangerine with grounded neutral undertones. Pairing well with neutrals or even as an accent color in your home, this energetic color will rejuvenate your space and fit in perfectly in rooms where you want to promote conversation.
"We are transitioning into a time where the home has become a way for personal expression, bringing in shades that are unexpected and comforting," says Ashley Banbury, HGTV Home® by Sherwin-Williams color marketing manager. "We have seen these tangerine tones emerging in consumer trends and decor and they are having a larger presence in the home.
Renew Blue by Valspar
Renew Blue is a tranquil light blue shade with touches of grayed sea green. Pulling from nature as inspiration, this stunning shade is perfect for mixing and matching throughout your home. The shade truly can be used anywhere and pairs wonderfully with other colors both warm and cool.
“Renew Blue offers limitless design possibilities while emphasizing control, consistency, and equilibrium within the home,” says Sue Kim, Director of Color Marketing for Valspar. “Our home is a space where we are creating a sense of comfort and slowing down.”
Cracked Pepper by Behr
A color that works well in both interior and exterior spaces, Cracked Pepper is Behr's "soft black" color of the year. Even with neutral shades being a staple in most spaces, people are leaning more towards incorporating darker shades throughout their homes and Cracked Pepper is the perfect paint for the job.
“Cracked Pepper is a color that empowers and elevates your senses—it really elevates the way we feel in a space," says Erika Woelfel, the vice president of color and creative services at Behr Paint. “It’s a timeless color, modern color that brings sophistication into any room in your home."
Limitless by Glidden
Limitless is a versatile buttercream hue that can work in most, if not, all spaces regardless of the room's purpose. Its name embodies its ability to complement a variety of colors and mix well with either existing decor or any new renovations. The warm and vibrant color will bring cheer to any space and give the ultimate glow-up.
“We are entering a new era of explosive creativity and change,” says Ashley McCollum, PPG color expert for Glidden. “Limitless understands the assignment and embodies this perfectly.”
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Post time: Aug-24-2023