5 Hottest Paint Colors of 2019
Every year, designers around the world look forward to the reveal of Pantone’s new Color of the Year. Similarly, interior designers await the rollout of new color palettes from major paint companies.
These rollouts require color stylists to carefully analyze global and societal trends from the runway, varying lifestyles, and demographics.
Consumer Reports recently predicted the hottest interior paint colors of 2019, and we picked our favorites here.
We also included how and where to incorporate these colors into your home.
Benjamin Moore: Metropolitan AF-690
Why it's hot: neutral tones create a calming ambiance
Where to use: living room, sleek kitchen, sophisticated bedroom
Where to buy: select paint and hardware stores
Clark+Kensington: Stainless Steel 37B-4
Why it's hot: this almost-periwinkle-blue is refreshing and can revive any dull space that needs some light!
Where to use: accent wall, living room, or on furniture
Where to buy: local Ace Hardware
HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams: Reflecting Pool
Why it's hot: it may seem vibrant, but this teal can actually be calming when combined with neutral hues
Where to use: any room!
Where to buy: Lowe's
Bonus: This hue was named 2019 Color Of The Year by HGTV Home by Sherwin Williams
Valspar: Orange Slice 2002-1B
Why it's hot: great for experimenting and adding brightness
"Adventurous orange maintains an artificial intensity that invites an experimental mindset." - Sue Kim, Valspar Color Strategist
Where to use: bonus room, office, or spare bedroom paired with neutral toned fabrics
Where to buy: Lowe's or Ace Hardware
Behr: Blueprint S470-5
Why it's hot: “Warmer than denim, but softer than navy,” according to Erika Woelfel, vice president of color and creative services at Behr
Where to use: bathroom or bedroom for a calming effect
Where to buy: Home Depot
Bonus: This hue was named 2019 Color Of The Year by BEHR