Benjamin Moore Announces 2022 Color Picks


Paint and coatings manufacturer Benjamin Moore revealed its 2022 Color of the Year earlier this week, with a color that it says “quietly anchors while encouraging creative expression through color.”

October Mist 1495 is described as a gently shaded sage that aims to serve as a stem for the Color Trends 2022 palette, where customers’ imagination can "blossom."

“As the spaces in our homes continue to evolve, we uncover more opportunities to express our individuality and leverage the power of color to design environments that serve different functions and styles,” said Andrea Magno, Benjamin Moore Director of Color Marketing & Development.

“October Mist 1495 and the corresponding Color Trends 2022 palette reflects an effortless harmony of colors, while inspiring unique combinations for any paint project.”

Benjamin Moore says that the hues in the palette were chosen for their “diverse, reliable yet whimsical and meditative yet eclectic” properties. From refreshed primary colors to luminous pales and botanical hues, the Color Trends 2022 palette includes the following 14 colors:

  • October Mist 1495;
  • Mysterious AF-565;
  • Hint of Violet 2114-60;
  • Morning Dew OC-140;
  • High Park 467;
  • Collector's Item AF-45;
  • Venetian Portico AF-185;
  • Wild Flower 2090-40;
  • Pale Moon OC-108;
  • Steam AF-15
  • Fernwood Green 2145-40;
  • Quiet Moments 1563;
  • Natural Linen 966; and
  • Gloucester Sage HC-100.

“With its endless number of invigorating combinations, this palette provides effortless harmony for any paint project and every design style,” the company wrote.


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