A new year means popular new colors! And while the “Color of the Year” will be different depending on where you look – from major design studios to the big paint brands – most of 2022’s top colors are subtle, soothing and inspired by the world’s increased time spent at home.
So, what are the top paint colors for 2022? Check out our top picks, plus our recommendation for a nontoxic, zero VOC option similar to the trending color from the big paint companies, below!
This 2022 Color of the Year is brought to you by the trend experts at the Color Guild, the global paint and color authority. Color Guild colorists predict and present trend colors 12 to 18 months in advance of their entree into the marketplace. This year’s color, Desireé (#1219), is a softly shaded lavender designed to support healing, thoughtfulness and reflection. Learn more and see other trending colors from the Color Guild HERE.
Martica (#0811) is the perfect nontoxic paint option for a nursery! This classic soft yellow is gender-neutral and playful without being dramatic.
Darker shades like Happy Tune (#0648) feel luxurious and calming – ideal for a master bedroom, bathroom or home office.
This is our recommendation to match the “Color of the Year” by the major paint players! Dowager (#0442) is a beautiful grey-green color that feels sophisticated and organic, perfect for creating a warm, nature-inspired atmosphere.
For all the colors we’ve listed, you can use the Color Guild’s Digital Fan Deck to see how they look in various rooms and find similar or coordinating colors.
Don’t see a color that catches your eye? All Safecoat® Zero VOC Paints can be tinted to match nearly any color offered by the other big paint brands! Contact your closest vendor for more information.