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Hottest Paint Colors of 2019

Rick Raanes

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Dec 10 3 minutes read

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



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

• On furniture

Where to buy: 

Local Ace Hardware

Photo credit: Ace Hardware and Pinterest

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: 



This hue  was named 2019 Color of the Year by 

HGTV Home by Sherwin Williams

Photo credit: 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

• Spare bedroom paired

with neutral tone fabrics

Where to buy: 

Lowe's or Ace Hardware

Photo credit: House BeautifulValspar

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:

• Bedroom

• Bathroom

• Anywhere needed for a calming effect

Where to buy: 

Home Depot


This hue was named 2019 Color of the Year by Behr

Photo credit: Behr

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