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Colors that Make a Statement in 2015

Summary of 2015’s Colors of the Year

Each year, paint manufacturer reveal their colors of the year, creating a grand mix of contradicting color choices. Some manufacturers choose one specific color while others select a broad assortment, creating different palettes. To be in the know about the various “in” colors, whether it be the paint line you carry or a competitor sells, we have outlined the 2015 color choices from top paint manufacturers and color experts.

sw-coral-reefSherwin Williams: Coral Reef

 

 

 

img_pantone_color_of_the_year_2015_press_releasePantone: Marsala

 

 

 

benjamin-moore-guilford-green-webBenjamin Moore: Guildford Green

 

 

 

Blue-Paisley-Color-Year-2015PPG Pittsburg Paints: Blue Paisley

 

 

 

KM_C284e-20141008100427Kelley-Moore: Coastal Surf

 

 

 

 

While some paint manufacturers chose specific colors that will be popular in 2015, others chose multiple color palettes. All manufacturers seem to hint at natural, saturated, pastel and bold colors.

Behr: Deep Dreams, Frosted Pastels, Social Brights, Nuanced Neutrals

Dunn-Edwards: Romance and Remembrance, L.A. Eccentricities, Spirit of the West, Kaleidoscope, Into the Abyss

California Paints: True Blue, Go Bold, Twist & Shout, Sumptuous

Valspar has yet to release any color trends for 2015.

About Sara Logel

As NRHA’s market research analyst, Sara conducts organic research and stays abreast of industry trends to help hardware retailers better run their business. Sara also contributes to editorial content in Hardware Retailing magazine. Sara received her B.S. in Marketing and Spanish from Butler University and, after graduation, began her career with NRHA. Sara enjoys traveling, being outdoors and exploring the city of Indianapolis.

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