Sherwin-Williams has been known to set the stage and lead the way in home color. That’s why they are the primary color choice that we use and our clients love.
Their new color for this year is sure to be one of the most dramatic we’ve seen yet!
Introducing this year’s color selection: OCEANSIDE (SW 6496) as the Sherwin-Williams 2018 Color of the Year!
Here’s why: This color is deep blue, a collision of a rich blue with jewel-toned green, a color that is both accessible and elusive, inspired by travel, the blue-green hue will add an air of mystery and elegance to any space.
The color also evokes a multitude of moods and associations depending on hue, shade and application.
Sherwin-Williams explained their choice in a statement: “Oceanside, bridges together a harmonious balance of blues and greens that can be found in what’s old and new.” They added that they wanted to choose a color that would speak to the public’s growing desire for color that’s “both accessible and elusive.”
Read more about the choice for Sherwin-Williams 2018 Color of the Year.
We do love the boldness, and it creates a strong presence in the room for drama, but with an added comfort.
Editor in Chief of House Beautiful, Sophie Donelson said, “I love a color that’s also a state of mind — that’s what Oceanside feels like to me.”
Rich and Deep
Inspired by travel, the blue-green hue will add an air of mystery and elegance to any space.
“People today have a growing sense of adventure, and it is making its way into even the coziest corners of our homes. We are craving things that remind us of bright folklore, like mermaids and expeditions across continents,” says Sue Wadden, director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams.
Oceanside In Your Home
In the KITCHEN, this beautiful color will look wonderful and clean with white and tan moldings. Either black or stainless steal appliance will compliment this strikingly bold blue.
Oceanside is a perfect accent wall color to add in the BEDROOM or OFFICE.
Add this color to the BATHROOM for an added serene and calming feeling.
If you aren’t ready for a bold choice in a big room, designer Jeffrey Phillip recommends trying it in a small entryway or powder room.
Because Oceanside is so bold and deep, accent colors that work great with this are subtle, in the tans oranges or yellows, such as HGTV Home’s 2018 color choice of Honeycomb. But, even the new sparkly or shimmering paints like a copper or silver would look completely flattering in any space.
Other suggested colors include Exuberant Pink, Honey Bees, In the Navy and Adrift by Sherwin-Williams.
For more information visit Sherwin-Williams page about this year’s color and discover other amazing color combinations.
Take a look at other 2018 Color of the Year choices:
Highly anticipated Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year Ultra Violet.
Glidden’s 2018 Color of the Year is Deep Onyx .
Benjamin Moore’s 2018 Color of the Year is lush Caliente.
Behr’s 2018 Color of the Year is a serene In The Moment
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