Urbane Bronze Named Sherwin-Williams 2021 Color of the Year
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Urbane Bronze Named Sherwin-Williams 2021 Color of the Year

Posted on December 8, 2020

Big news! The Sherwin-Williams 2021 Color of the Year is Urbane Bronze SW 7048. We’re really excited about the potential this rich, warm paint color has to transform your home’s interior or exterior. We hope you’re as excited about this color as we are. Here are some ideas on how to use it in your own home.SW 7048 Urbane Bronze Paint Color Swatch

Using Urbane Bronze in Your Home’s Interior

The calming effect of Urbane Bronze is apparent when used on walls in almost any room. The intense but warm tone is a gorgeous backdrop for lighter woods, natural stone and glimpses of polished metals in silver or brass tones.

Not quite ready to use a statement color like this for an entire room? Try introducing it on trim or doors for a more subtle but still striking look.

“Urbane Bronze SW 7048 is a warm and sophisticated hue that helps create a sense of calm in any space,” says Sue Wadden, director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams. “As a new neutral, Urbane Bronze can be used in exterior or interior spaces, both as a primary or accent color, and can be complemented with natural materials – like wood finishes, organic stone accents or woven textiles – to create a sense of sanctuary in any space across the home.”

Exterior Ideas for Urbane BronzeFront door painted with SW 7048 Urbane Bronze paint color.

Urbane Bronze is an exciting accent color when used on a front door and/or exterior trim. Complementing colors such as gray or other neutrals, it’s a standout shade that’s warm and welcoming.

Urbane Bronze is dramatic and elegant as the main exterior color. Bold but neutral, it works on most home styles and is sure to be a standout in any neighborhood.

Begin the New Year with a New Idea

At CertaPro Painters®, we’re excited about all the changes this new year can bring.  If you’re wanting to start the year on a fresh note and welcome a new color into your home like Urbane Bronze, we’re here for you. We’re your local neighborhood painting company, and we’re standing by to help you cross that first painting project off your list.

Get started today by getting a free on-site or remote estimate – it’s your choice. And you can also work with a skilled color consultant to help you select a color that you will truly love.