2018 Color Trends
Color Trends

2018 Color Trends

Posted on December 5, 2017

Color – from furniture to accessories to the walls – can set the entire mood for a room. Color can lift you up or calm you down, so choosing the best colors for your space is crucial! But that doesn’t mean that it has to be complicated.

Recently, Sherwin-Williams announced its predictions for the 2018 color trends. The three color palettes – Sincerity, Connectivity, and Unity – make it easy to pick fresh, contemporary colors to suit your family’s lifestyle.


The Sincerity color palette includes calmer more muted tones that reflect a shift toward minimalism. As life becomes more complicated, many are turning to Sweden’s concept of lagom – “just enough.” “Sincerity is about mindful living and creating an environment to disconnect and recharge. Soft, washed neutrals, greens and sanctuary pinks work together to create harmony,” Sue Wadden, director of color marketing at Sherwin Williams says.


Everyone is using technology to connect with each other and to make nearly every decision. Today’s energetic generation is inspired by all the possibilities virtual reality has to offer and crave tech-inspired colors. “Connectivity is modern and playful, bringing in dark watery tones of blue that are balanced with neutrals, warm yellow and energetic purples,” Wadden says.


Novelist J.R.R. Tolkien said, “Not all who wander are lost.” The world is shrinking, and we’re longing for both the excitement of adventure and the safety of home. Pops of colors such as peacock and fuchsia in the Unity palette reflect our need for roaming and seeking connections with new places and new cultures while the grounded browns satisfy our need for security.

“The connection to experiences, thoughts or moments in time is an important facet to life which deeply influenced the color trends that are primed to take hold next year,” Wadden says. “We eagerly await to see how these trends will unfold in the creation of unique new spaces.”

There’s something for everyone in 2018 color trends. Still choosing the best color for your home’s interior can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming. CertaPro Painters® is here to help with a professional color consultant and the CertaPro Painters MyPaint Colors™ visualizer that allows you to virtually paint the interior and exterior of your home.

Once you’ve determined the perfect colors for your painting projects, you can trust CertaPro Painters® to deliver a smooth, seamless experience and exceptional results that you’ll be proud to show off to friends and family. Using a proven process that ensures a beautiful finish every time, our professional staff provides a detailed proposal before starting the job, arrives on time, delivers daily progress updates, and completes the work efficiently and neatly. So you can sit back and enjoy the results.

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