After a tireless year-long exploration of global fashion trends, designs, and artistic creations, Benjamin Moore—one of the oldest, and most renowned paint producing companies in the US, declared October Mist 1495—2022’s Color of the Year.
On October 13th, this “gently shaded sage” was announced as the leading hue on the Color Trends Palette for 2022, which includes thirteen other paints.
According to experts, October Mist 1495, the grayish-green halfway through the bright shade range will inspire you to express yourself through color creatively.
This can undoubtedly be achieved through almost any combination of Benjamin Moore’s fourteen trending colors. The palette is a new, enlightened take on pale and primary colors, and what sets it apart is that it connects what seem to be two opposites—the serene and the dynamic.
October Mist 1945’s natural and unimposing effect makes it easy to imagine it practically anywhere. It can be a backdrop to one’s ultra-modern home office desk, in the kitchen, or even in one’s bedroom to turn into a more meditative place.
Plus, you can merge it with some of last year’s top colors since, somehow, this misty hue isn’t a radical change from last year’s Aegean Teal 2136-40—a harmonious melange of blue-green and gray.
But what makes October Mist 1495 the best color for 2022?
Well, it’s not just the pulse of global trends that the brand’s 7,500 independently owned shops pick up on. It also evaluates the environmental influences before making specific choices.
Plus, operating in more than 75 countries worldwide, besides the US and Canada, Benjamin Moore is in a perfect position to observe the multitude of cultural trends.
This color’s natural eye-relaxing and neutral effect align effortlessly with the global search for a sort of “indoor nature” many people are now craving because of the pandemic.
Benjamin Moore, operating since 1883, continues to be one of the best trend references today, even in these times, where the US is still riding the home transformation wave—kick-started by last year’s lockdowns.