While Pantone is known worldwide as the leading expert on all things color, over the past few years Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams have also begun to select and share color palettes with their customers to make choosing colors a less daunting task. Let’s take a look at the 2015 color trends.
While not all of the selections are right for everyone, having a basic idea of what’s popular can be helpful if you do not consider yourself a “color expert.”
Here are the top colors for 2015 from Pantone, Benjamin Moore, and Sherwin William. And our color experts are always a call or a click away if you’re ready to change the look and feel of your home. Here’s to creating your perfect backdrop for 2015.
Pantone – Marsala 18-1438
“This hearty, yet stylish tone is universally appealing and translates easily to fashion, beauty, industrial design, home furnishings and interiors.” – Leatrice Eisman, Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute
Add elegance to any room by incorporating this rich and welcoming hue in accent pieces, accessories and paint. Marsala’s plush characteristics are enhanced when the color is applied to textured surfaces, making it an ideal choice for rugs and upholstered living room furniture.
Benjamin Moore – Guilford Green HC-116
“A neutral that’s natural. A silvery green that works with, well, everything. No worries. No second thoughts. Just a brush, dipped in a can, whooshed on a wall, and a whole lot of happily ever after.” –Ellen O’Neill, Creative Director, Benjamin Moore
Ground Yourself in Green – the color that ties things together. This silvery shade of green is the centerpiece of Benjamin Moore’s color trend story for 2015, a palette of 23 shades of green, blue, blush and berry designed to mixed and matched.
Sherwin Williams – Coral Reef SW 6606
“Coral Reef embodies the cheerful approach to design that we’re seeing for the coming year. Its unexpected versatility brings life to a range of design aesthetics, whether traditional or contemporary. This carefree color will liven up a client’s space,” said Jackie Jordan, director of color marketing, Sherwin-Williams.
Perfectly suited to celebrate a mid-decade year that’s poised for revitalization, Coral Reef (SW 6606) is Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2015. The uplifting hue is the perfect blend of pink, orange and red that can be used to liven up any space.
Pulled from the Sherwin-Williams Buoyant palette, Coral Reef is influenced by our botanical fixation and optimistic outlook for the future.