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.
Photo credit: Benjamin Moore
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.
Photo credit: Sherwin Williams
Pantone's color of the year: Living Coral
Why it's hot: The 2019 winner was chosen for its "animating and life-affirming" hue which "energizes and enlivens with a softer edge," according to the official site.
This beautiful color also brings awareness to the beauty and fragility of our marine life, oceans and coral reefs. This is the perfect pop of color for an accent wall or a special room in your home that needs some warmth or femininity.
Photo credit: Pantone
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.
Photo credit: Behr