Colors of the Year for 2022

We’re Green With Envy Over the 2022 Colors of the Year

Behr®, Benjamin Moore®, Dutch Boy®, Glidden®, Pantone®, PPG Paints® and Sherwin-Williams®


The amount of time spent in the home has remains high (thanks, pandemic) as virtual learning and remote working continues. Surrounded by the same setting each day can cause the mind to wonder about changes, whether it’s adding new wall paint or remodeling a room with flooring and cabinets… and just about everything in-between.

A new year brings new possibilities. Where to begin? A good starting point is knowing what’s trending.

With that in mind, we present the 2022 color of the year choices from some of the best names in the paint industry. Who says it’s not easy being green? Certainly not this year’s selections which have an abundance of green hues. Primarily inspired by nature, these colors provoke a sense of renewal, inspiration, serenity, rejuvenation, regrowth and calm. There is one outlier, a violet infused blue hue which is both grounded and daring.

Pick a favorite (or favorites) to be part of your home improvement project. Transition a temporary workspace into a stately (or modern) home office. Renew a master bathroom into a spa-like escape. Upgrade a kitchen into the perfect space to prepare family meals or entertain guests. There’s sure to be an option within the 2022 colors of the year that will appeal to any design taste and remodeling scope.

Go green (or blue) and embrace the colors of the year for 2022. Check out our product suggestions at ProSource Wholesale® which complement each shade. We remain your partner for project success, ensuring your home makeover vision transforms into reality.

After checking out this page, want more color of the year insights? Read our article.

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Behr 2022 color of the year Breezeway can be complemented by products at ProSource Wholesale

Behr: Breezeway

Behr looked outdoors for a soothing shade from nature that would bring tranquility into the home. Their 2022 color of the year, Breezeway (MQ3-21), evokes feelings of coolness and peace while representing a desire to move forward and discover newfound passions. A silvery green shade with cool undertones, the color is inspired by naturally stunning sea glass found on the shore of salty beaches.

Behr explains the selection of Breezeway. “A new year brings the opportunity to embrace a sense of renewal and pursue untapped passions. We look forward to a color that welcomes a hopeful sense of renewal, restoration, and healing."

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Resista Plus H2O Beech Mountain waterproof hardwood in Asten Peak color available at ProSource Wholesale

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Kemper

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James Martin De Soto vanity in Bright White color available at ProSource Wholesale

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Resista 3.0 Bosdwell Creek carpet in Confidential color available at ProSource Wholesale

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Benjamin Moore 2022 color of the year October Mist can be complemented by products at ProSource Wholesale

Benjamin Moore: October Mist

Botanicals served as the jumping-off point for the Benjamin Moore 2022 color of the year, October Mist (1495). It’s a gently shaded sage green that quietly anchors yet can also act as a bridge to a rainbow of colors. Similar to the green stem of a flower, October Mist is meant to encourage inspiration to grow, flourish, and blossom.

Benjamin Moore expounds further. "As our homes continue to evolve and we explore and express our own individualities, it was important this year that the color of the year serves different functions and styles.”

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Dixie Home Crossline carpet in Cinders color available at ProSource Wholesale

Crossline

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Resista Plus H2O Eggleton Way waterproof hardwood in Forestwood color available at ProSource Wholesale

Eggleton Way

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Marazzi Modern Formation porcelain tile in Headland Fog color available at ProSource Wholesale

Modern Formation

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Diamond Andern 5-Piece cabinet in Dover Grey Stone color available at ProSource Wholesale

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Dutch Boy 2022 color of the year Cypress Garden can be complemented by products at ProSource Wholesale

Dutch Boy: Cypress Garden

Embracing the new roles of the home, along with a continued need for calm and serenity in personal spaces, Dutch Boy revealed Cypress Garden (424-4DB) as its 2022 color of the year. It’s a beautiful, muted olive green which pairs well with several other shades.

Dutch Boy expands upon this choice. "Color and design are affected greatly by the world around us. Inspired by nature, Cypress Garden can infuse serenity into our daily schedules with a gentle color that embraces both warm and cool undertones in wood and accents."

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Armstrong Flooring Empower - Norden Oak luxury vinyl flooring in Blonde Blush color available at ProSource Wholesale

Empower - Norden Oak

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Atlas Browning Knob cabinet hardware in Champagne color available at ProSource Wholesale

Browning Knob

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Daltile Brickwork Paver Field Tile in Studio color available at ProSource Wholesale

Brickwork Paver Field Tile

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Boardwalk Collective

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Glidden 2022 color of the year Guacamole can be complemented by products at ProSource Wholesale

Glidden: Guacamole

A zingy shade, Guacamole (PPG1121-5), is Glidden's pick for 2022 color of the year. This ripe avocado-green delivers a crowd-pleasing color that's both relaxing and refreshing.  Guacamole is a spirited yet soothing green which brings an organic energy to any space. It can also be utilized to turn any room into a calm, nature-inspired oasis.

Glidden summarizes their decision. "We've all saved beautiful green kitchens and earthy-inspired bedrooms on our Pinterest boards and TikToks over the past year and a half, driven by our need for calm, regrowth, and rejuvenation after living through these unprecedented times.

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Emser Tile Rhythem Hex Matte/Satin ceramic tile in White color available at ProSource Wholesale

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Home Pride Sublime hardwood in Stew color available at ProSource Wholesale

Sublime

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Decora Harmony Inset cabinet in Bombay color available at ProSource Wholesale

Harmony Inset

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Fabrica Nibbana Anew carpet in Au Naturale color available at ProSource Wholesale

Nibbana Anew

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Pantone 2022 color of the year Very Peri can be complemented by products at ProSource Wholesale

Pantone: Very Peri

For the first time in its history, Pantone created a new tone for their 2022 color of the year. Introducing Very Peri (PANTONE 17-3938), encompassing the qualities of blue while possessing a violet-red undertone. It displays a carefree confidence and a daring curiosity that animates our creative spirit.

Very Peri is inquisitive and intriguing, helping embrace an altered landscape of possibilities. This tone illustrates the fusion of modern life and how color trends in the digital world are being manifested in the physical world and vice versa. Very Peri displays a spritely, joyous attitude and dynamic presence that encourages courageous creativity and imaginative expression.

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Stanton Amplitude carpet in Azlea color available at ProSource Wholesale

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Decora Maple Airedale cabinet in Creekstone color available at ProSource Wholesale

Airedale

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Emser Geometry Atom Matte/Satin tile in Blue color available at ProSource Wholesale

Geometry Atom Matte/Satin

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Resista 3.0 Tamlis Grove carpet in Matinee color available at ProSource Wholesale

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PPG 2022 color of the year Olive Sprig can be complemented by products at ProSource Wholesale

PPG: Olive Sprig

For their 2022 color of the year, PPG selected Olive Sprig (PPG1125-4), a mid-tone, neutral, lush green with an organic green undertone. This relaxed yet enticing green emulates the feeling of soothing aloe vera or a fragrant plant, brightening any space with organic liveliness.

PPG captures the essence of this hue. “The gray-green color was chosen to represent regrowth and the resiliency of nature as we adapt to new ways of living post-pandemic. The lush mid-tone feels familiar and grounding, and it's versatile enough to be used as a livelier alternative to traditional neutrals.” 

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RevWood Select Rare Vintage laminate in Sandcastle Oak color available at ProSource Wholesale

Rare Vintage

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Marazzi Cathedral Heights porcelain tile in Divinity color available at ProSource Wholesale

Cathedral Heights

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Masland Pinehurst carpet in Front Nine color available at ProSource Wholesale

Pinehurst

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Sherwin-Williams 2022 color of the year Evergreen Fog can be complemented by products at ProSource Wholesale

Sherwin-Williams: Evergreen Fog

Showcasing two of the season’s most popular tones, Sherwin-Williams chose Evergreen Fog (SW 9130) as its 2022 color of the year. It’s a versatile and calming hue, a beautiful color blend of green-meets-gray. Sherwin-Williams curated this shade to mark the start of a new dawn of ‘nostalgic mid-tones’.

According to Sherwin-Williams, "Evergreen Fog is a sophisticated wash of color for spaces that crave a subtle yet stunning statement shade. It inspires us to begin again and is a great choice for modern interiors and exteriors."

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James Martin Addison vanity in Mid Century Acacia color available at ProSource Wholesale

Addison

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Harding Home Kingfield hardwood in Pacific Oak color available at ProSource Wholesale

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Top Knobs Nouveau III Pull cabinet hardware in Brushed Satin Nickel color available at ProSource Wholesale

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Armstrong Flooring Continuity Comfort - Pine Forest luxury vinyl flooring in Sappy Brown color available at ProSource Wholesale

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