Infused With Colours!
After a couple years of Covid which has played a roll on energy, mental health and left many home bound with cancelled vacations and a home work schedule… “It’s high time for some fresh air, wouldn’t you say? Industry experts look to 2022 and see a design landscape infused with colors that make us feel healthy, serene and centered. These clarifying blues, delicate greens and grounded earth tones nudge interiors awake and aim us at a horizon that’s brimming with optimism.” according to Lauren Oster at HGTV.com.
As expert Calgary Painters, we couldn’t agree more! Let’s dive in to her list of top colours for the season and maybe you will find some inspiration to lift the mood in your own space.
Very Peri from Pantone
A unique twist on blue, or is it purple? Pantone’s Colour reveal of the year for 2022 is said to be entirely new. It is called Very Peri (17-3938) and we certainly see it as unique.
Sherwin Williams SE 9130 or Evergreen Fog for interior and exterior application. Symbolizing new beginnings, this colour of nature is revitalizing and signals emergence and growth.
Aleutian by Sherwin Williams
“As we are continuing to spend more time at home, living and working, Aleutian is an elegant shade in space where we are also seeking to create calm; a beautiful shade in a bedroom or living room but also can be an unexpected soft shade for a home office — creating a cozy calm space that promotes productivity.” Ashley Banbury, senior color designer for HGTV Home.
Aleutian (HGSW 3355)
Elevate Your Comfort With Breezeway
Behr Breezeway (MQ3-21)
“Breezeway’s hue serves as the foundation for a variety of design styles, moving easily from casual to coastal and modern to vintage styling perfect for home offices and living rooms,” says Erika Woelfel, vice president of color and creative services at Behr Paint Company. “Given the amount of time we spend in our living rooms and offices, it’s important to pick a refreshing hue such as Breezeway to brighten these spaces.”
Sue Kim, Color Marketing Manager for Valspar suggests, “Use Gilded Linen in spaces with warm wood tones to feel cozy, it is a great warm white to combine with blues and grays to add balance to cool shades.”
Gilded Linen (6002-1A)
Subtle Peach from Valspar
“Perfect when you want a light shade with a hint of warmth, this playful hue is great for bedrooms and living rooms — a great backdrop to colorful artwork, complementing decor and accessories adding a dose of sophistication.” Sue Kim – Valspar.
Subtle Peach (2003-8C)
Guacamole by Glidden
Glidden’s Colour of the year for 2022. Guacamole (PPG1121-5) “This spirited yet soothing green brings an organic energy to any space, which is needed because we all know you’ve probably killed at least three plants this year.
To give your home office extra zen or to create that bedroom retreat you’ve always dreamed of our trend palette for this year is the perfect blend of bold colors and calm hues.”