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see some of sherwin-williams's trending 2022 paints in real homes

A neutral kitchen/Photography: Katie Charlotte/A recent Color of the Year, Urbane Bronze, appears on the walls of this chic South Carolina kitchen.

Powerhouse paint brand Sherwin-Williams has announced its Colormix® Color Forecast for next year—a 40-color, four-palette selection called MODE. With four groups of 10 paints each, Dreamland, Ephemera, Method, and Opus, the trends capture the spirit of transition. Also newly named? The company's paint color of the year: Evergreen Fog. 

We've rounded up a few examples of the palettes' many colors in real, professionally designed homes—Shoji WhiteIron Ore, Samovar Silver, and more. Read on for COTY (that's Color of the Year) creativity!


Bedroom with gray walls and bright green accents/Photography: Michael Hunter/Iron Ore, one of Sherwin-Williams's trending colors for the year ahead, appears in this primary bedroom designed by Ashley Goforth Design for a San Antonio, Texas, residence.


White powder room/Photography: Cody Ulrich/A Dallas, Texas, home designed by Barringer Homes includes an elegant powder room with Sherwin-Williams's Samovar Silver on its cabinetry.


Pale pink bedroom/Photography: Read McKendree/Sherwin-Williams's Pink Shadow serves as the anchor for this children's bedroom, designed by Meredith Ellis Design.



A neutral kitchen/Photography: Katie Charlotte/Shaker-style cabinetry in this South Carolina kitchen designed by Cortney Bishop Design features Sherwin-Williams's Urbane Bronze, a former Color of the Year and one of the paint colors forecasted to trend in 2022.


Lodge-like home exterior/Photography: Emily Minton Redfield/This fairytale-like Colorado home, designed by Marc-Michaels Interior Design, features Sherwin-Williams’s Shoji White on the stucco and Sherwin-Williams’s Sealskin on the trim.


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Sufficiently inspired? Browse some of our favorite paint sample colors trending for next year, and see what looks great on your wall.


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