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Natural Green Stars in Trend Report

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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A natural, silvery-green will be the go-to paint hue in 2015, color experts at Benjamin Moore have announced.

Guilford Green (HC-116) is the centerpiece of the company’s Color Trends 2015, released Tuesday (Oct. 14).

Color Trends
Benjamin Moore & Company

Guilford Green, a “neutral color that is natural,” is Benjamin Moore’s top color for the upcoming year.

“We chose Guilford Green as our 2015 Color of the Year because it can be the hero or the highlight in any room, enhancing the architectural identity of a space,” said Ellen O’Neill, creative director at Benjamin Moore.

“Guilford Green is the perfect thread to connect nature, spaces and interiors with color schemes that signify fresh energy and growth.”

Trending Palette

Color Trends 2015 features a mix of 23 colors consisting of green, blue, blush and berry shades. The hues represent a bold shift from the soft pastels that topped the brand’s color trends last year, according to the Montvale, NJ-based paint maker.

The palettes also celebrate the concept of monochromatic colors—using warm, cool, dark and light layers of the same hue—in the home.

“With a monochromatic color scheme throughout a floor plan, each room can have a very distinctive look, making it almost imperceptible that there is a single hue at work,” the company said.

Using various sheens can also create another layer of texture in a space, Benjamin Moore added.

More information: www.benjaminmoore.com.


Tagged categories: Aesthetics; Color; Color forecasts; Color trends; Painters; Trends

Comment from Tom Schwerdt, (10/16/2014, 9:03 AM)

Wow, that is almost exactly the shade I blended for the master bedroom in our last house, circa 1997.

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