Color of the Year 2023
First of all, you may wonder why a store that sells cabinet hardware will write a blog about the color of the year in paint. Cabinet knobs and pulls are usually the finishing touches to an updated room but if you are doing a full makeover, it tends to start with the paint.
A fresh coat of paint is a great way to update your home without actually remodeling. But what paint color should you choose? There a millions of colors out there and it can be overwhelming. If your goal is to pick something fresh and modern, get inspired by the the big paint brands are claiming as this year's color of the year!
Every paint brand has its own version of what that color should be so lets dig right in and see what the TOP popular paint brands out there are predicting.
Benjamin Moore: Raspberry Blush
Benjamin Moore's 2023 color of the year is Raspberry Blush which is great if you are looking to try something new. Designers are saying people are bringing color back into the homes and stepping out of their comfort zone. This color is great to add a pop of color to a small space and also makes a great accent shade for an archway or a wall.
Sherwin Williams: Redend Point
Sherwin Williams' 2023 color of the year is Redend Point. It is a nice mix of blush and beige which results in a shade that anyone can admire. It was inspired by the idea of finding beauty beyond ourselves. It is a natural choice for anyone looking for a joyful and warm neutral that can work for interior and also exterior of the home.
Pantone: Viva Magenta
Pantone's 2023 color of the year is a bold Viva Magenta. The crimson hue is inspired by one of the strongest and brightest dyes in the world, cochineal. Since our world is becoming more virtual day by day, this color is to focus more on nature and what is real. This shade will encourage you to be braver with your designing choices.
Valspar: 12-Shade Palette
This year, rather than choosing a specific shade, Valspar's 2023 color of the year is a 12 shade palette. It ranges from comforting white to a soft blue to a bold teal and a gentle violet while being filled with earth-toned colors inspired by nature. These shades encourage self-expression and since there are 12 different colors, you are guaranteed to find a color perfect for you.
Behr: Blank Canvas
Behr's 2023 color of the year is perfect for the minimalist. Blank Canvas is an off-white hue that offers a clean blank slate which can allow creativity around the rest of the room to flow freely. Use this calming shade to cover all the walls or pair it with a bolder tone. This white easily pairs with earth tones, neutrals, and pastels for a cozy feel.
Dutch Boy: Rustic Greige
Dutch Boy's 2023 color of the year is a medium-toned neutral color with a slight red undertone. It was inspired by the idea of retreating to a calmer, simpler lifestyle by the peace of tones derived from nature. The shade is designed to look finished with just one coat which is ideal for DIYers.