2021's Most Popular Paint Colors in Pictures

Dated: May 11 2021

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Which trending hue is your favorite?


What are the trending paint colors for the year? Paint manufacturers have their favorites. Here’s an overview of the leading paint firms’ choices for 2021 Color of the Year. Which one is your favorite?

Sherwin-Williams: Urbane Bronze (dark brownish-gray)

Photo courtesy: Sherwin-Williams

Benjamin Moore: Aegean Teal (blue-green)

Photo courtesy: Benjamin Moore

Pantone: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating (vibrant yellow)

Photo courtesy: Pantone

Behr: Canyon Dusk (rich terra cotta)

Photo courtesy: Behr

Valspar: Granite Dust (soft gray)

Valspar selected 12 versatile 2021 Colors of the Year—including Granite Dust—that range in tones from grays to misty blues to warm apricots.

Photo courtesy: Valspar

Graham & Brown: Epoch (deep plum)

Photo courtesy: Graham & Brown

PPG: Transcend, Big Cypress, and Misty Aqua

PPG chose three colors as part of its 2021 color trends.

Photo courtesy: PPG

Minwax: Vintage Blue (mix of blue and green with soft gray undertones)

Photo courtesy Minwax

Rust-Oleum: Satin Paprika (spicy red)

Photo courtesy: Rust-Oleum

Glidden: Aqua Fiesta (vibrant blue-green)

Photo courtesy: Glidden

HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams: Passionate (saturated red)

Photo courtesy: HGTV Home


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