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The Colors of the Year 2020

The breaking news about all the "Colors of the Year 2020".

"First Light" – Benjamin Moore

COTY Benjamin Moore First Light

“First Light” (2102-70) is Benjamin Moore's "Color of the Year 2020". It’s a soft airy hue – not too sweet. The brand describes it as “a backdrop for a bright new decade”. Worth noting is that pink has become more of a mainstream color thanks to Millennial Pink. In this case, you might consider “First Light” as the new white. It’s blooming with potential!


"Naval" – Sherwin Williams

COTY Sherwin Williams Naval

"Naval" (SW 6244) is Sherwin Williams’ "Color of the Year 2020". It brings navy blue into a new era. The company describes it as a deep shade that “fuses the striking and bold opulence of Art Deco with the awe‐inspiring power of nature”. Naval was designed to do just that, inspiring a sense of "restfulness and tranquility" in one's home, according to a press release.


"Back to Nature" – Behr

COTY BEHR Back to Nature

Behr released “Back to Nature” as its "Color of the Year 2020" in mid- August. It’s a meadow-inspired light green hue that the brand describes as "calm, gracious, and balanced, and a way to bring the outside in.” Look closely at this complex color. It’s a very subdued olive green. Murky and peaceful.

 


"Chinese Porcelain" - PPG

COTY PPG Chinese Porcelain

PPG proclaimed "Chinese Porcelain" as its "Color of the Year 2020" in June. It’s described as a blend of cobalt and moody, ink blue that imparts calmness and restful sleep while also offering the spirit of hopefulness – a rare commodity in a restless world.”


Nothing - Glidden

COTY Glidden no color of the year 2020

Glidden announced it’s not announcing a "2020 Color of the Year". As a matter of fact, this is the brand’s official breakup letter with "Color of the Year" selections. Glidden wants to help do-it-yourselfers and procrastinators get rolling on the paint projects they’ve been putting off by cutting ties with trends and simplifying the color selection process. (Editor's note: Cheers! Point well taken.)


Conclusion:

Most interior designers feel grey is on its way out. They’re tired of those stark and simple greys and color is coming back.


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