Every color of the year 2023 we know so far

Every fall, paint companies and interior design experts predict the colors that will shape our homes for the coming year. While the shades of 2022 were centered around back-to-nature shades of green, 2023 is all about self-expression. See what paint colors the pros have predicted so far and check back later to see all the predictions for the year’s 2023 colors as they’re announced.


Spanish Moss from Krylon

Green is fast becoming the new neutral color as homeowners turn to comforting colors instead of the fresh, crisp whites of decades past. For the color of the year 2023, Krylon selected Spanish Moss, a deep forest green that nods to nature. The spray paint shade easily upgrades furniture and decor, and goes well with just about anything.

“This night green has a strong connection to the richness of nature, dense forests and mossy terrains. Rooted in the renewing power of green, it can balance with both warm and cool accents,” said Ashley Banbury, senior color designer for Krylon, in a statement. press release.

Banbury suggests combining the rich, earthy green with complementary colors like gold, sandstone, and copper that relate to nature.

Benjamin Moore

Raspberry Blush by Benjamin Moore

Bright and cheerful, Benjamin Moore’s choice for the Color of the Year 2023 is a vibrant red-orange called Raspberry Blush. The saturated hue energizes a room for a vibrant look that’s anything but timid.

“People are ready to bring color into their homes and step outside of their color comfort zones,” said Andrea Magno, director of color marketing and development at Benjamin Moore, in a press release. “Raspberry Blush 2008-30 and the Color Trends 2023 palette enable the use of eye-catching colors that exude delight and personality, transforming rooms for incredible results.”

For a maximalist approach, splash Raspberry Blush on walls, trim, and the ceiling to wrap a room in warmth. Or go for a smaller statement on a kitchen island. Soft shades of white and beige balance the bright pink hue.

Dunn Edwards

Terra Rosa by Dunn-Edwards

With the latest announcement of the 2023 Color of the Year, soft, earthy tones of pink and clay take the lead as the most popular paint colors. Dunn-Edwards’ Terra Rosa combines brown and burgundy for a rosy pink that works as both a grounding neutral and a delicate accent.

“We put health and wellness first, make time for escapism and embrace nostalgia… This translates to design through lavish, sophisticated accents with equal parts beauty and drama,” said Sara McLean, color expert and stylist for Dunn Edwards.

Sweet and cozy without being saccharine, the warm hue adds comfort to a bedroom or living space. Or splash Terra Rose on your home’s exterior for standout style.

Sherwin Williams

Redend Point by Sherwin-Williams

A mix of blush and beige, Redend Point by Sherwin-Williams has subtle pink undertones to warm up walls. The earthy hue feels especially on trend as homeowners turn to earth tones to bring comfort and joy to their interior spaces.

“People have been drawn to nature-inspired and earthy tones for the past few years, and this will continue into 2023 and beyond,” said Sue Wadden, director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams. “Green, blue, and brown hues can make any space safe, calming, and grounded, yet energizing.”

Showcase Redend Point in an entryway that greets guests with an inviting welcome, or on furniture, such as a bathroom vanity, to create a striking centerpiece.

Carson Downing

Canyon Ridge from Better Homes & Gardens at Walmart

Reminiscent of Southwestern landscapes, Canyon Ridge is an orange-meets-pink paint color that looks almost neutral when applied to walls. The trendy twist on terracotta pairs well with bright blue, its opposite on the color wheel. “Cobalt has a vibrancy that makes this classic combination feel modern,” says BHG style director Jessica Thomas. “Rustic rooms may require dark denim blue accents. For traditional decor, make it navy.” Not ready for an entire room makeover? Try Canyon Ridge on DIY artwork, appliances, or even your ceiling for a subtle touch of cozy, desert-inspired color.


Blank canvas from Behr

Not every color of the year 2023 aims to make a statement. Blank Canvas, Behr’s choice, is a creamy white shade that goes with just about anything. The warm neutral color stands out from the icy modern tones that were popular in the past.

“Blank Canvas effortlessly provides a clean and inviting blank slate that allows individuality and creativity to flow freely. This white harmonizes easily with a wide range of hues including neutrals, earth tones and pastels for a charming and cozy look,” said Erika Woelfel, Vice president of color and creative services at Behr, in a press release.

Use Blank Canvas on bedroom walls to promote relaxation, or finish fitted wardrobes in the office and finish with the warm white tone for a classic look that stimulates creativity and concentration.


Vining Ivy van Glidden

Nods to nature remain popular and Vining Ivy combines blue and green for a calm backdrop. The Color of the Year 2023 from Glidden Paint by PPG pairs well with both contemporary and classic styles. “[Vining Ivy] is energizing yet grounding, and it works in literally any space,” said Ashley McCollum, Glidden color expert, in a press release. to them.”

Combine the teal jewel hue with wood finishes, stone accents and rich textures for a room that borrows from the great outdoors. Or opt for smaller doses of Vining Ivy on trim, furniture or cabinetry for a subtle dose of the soothing paint color.

Dutch boy

Rustic Greige by Dutch Boy

For a cozy color that goes with everything, check out Rustic Greige from Dutch Boy. The color of the year 2023 is a mix of gray and beige with subtle red undertones that go well with the current trending earth tones paint colors. Rustic Greige envelops a room with warmth, making it perfect for kitchens, bedrooms and family areas alike.

“The importance of overall wellness remains a primary focus in everyday life,” said Dutch Boy senior color designer Ashley Banbury in a press release. “That’s why more DIYers spend time and energy designing personal spaces that make them feel cosy, protected and calm.” The color is based on three custom color palettes⁠—Plush, Wistful, and Botanic⁠—that showcase the versatility of the neutral.

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2023 Colors of the Year by Valspar

Valspar selected 12 livable paint colors, including soft neutrals, sweet pastels, and soothing blues and greens. “[They] are useful hues that encourage self-expression that anyone can envision in their space,” said Sue Kim, Valspar’s color marketing manager, in a press release. Soft shades of pink and purple, including Gentle Violet (pictured above) and Southern Road, add sophisticated but subtle colors for walls, while rich, restorative blues and greens, including Flora and Everglade Deck, work well with wood tones and copper accents.

The collection was launched alongside Valspar’s “Color-Verse”, a virtual house where consumers can try out the year’s 2023 colors.

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