Each fall, paint companies and interior design experts predict the colors that will shape our homes in the coming year. While the hues of 2022 centered around back-to-nature shades of green, 2023 is all about self-expression. See which paint colors the pros have forecasted thus far, then check back to find out all the predictions for the 2023 colors of the year as they're announced.
Aged Barrel by Minwax Paint isn't the only way to punch up furniture or update a room. Add calming color with the warm, organic look of Aged Barrel, the 2023 color of the year from Minwax. The brown shade of stain adds rich, comforting color to furniture, trim, paneling, and DIY projects. Plus, the back-to-nature neutral grounds any room, creating a relaxing atmosphere in line with this year's renewed focus on wellness in interior design.
Viva Magenta by Pantone Rounding out a year of blush-tone selections, Pantone selected Viva Magenta 18-1750, a bold pinkish red, as its 2023 color of the year, calling it "an unconventional shade for an unconventional time." But this isn't your Barbie pink.
Spanish Moss by Krylon Green is quickly becoming the new neutral as homeowners opt for comforting colors in lieu of the crisp, bright whites of decades past. For its 2023 color of the year, Krylon selected Spanish Moss, a deep forest green that nods to nature. The spray paint shade easily upgrades furniture and decor, plus plays well with practically everything.
Raspberry Blush by Benjamin Moore Bright and cheery, Benjamin Moore's pick for 2023 color of the year is a vibrant red-orange called Raspberry Blush. The saturated shade energizes a room for a lively look that's anything but timid.
Terra Rosa by Dunn-Edwards With the latest 2023 color of the year announcement, soft, earthy shades of pink and clay take the lead as the most popular paint colors. Terra Rosa by Dunn-Edwards blends brown and burgundy for a rosy pink that works as both a grounding neutral and a delicate accent.
Redend Point by Sherwin-Williams A blend of blush and beige, Redend Point by Sherwin-Williams features subtle pink undertones to warm up walls. The grounding shade feels especially on trend as homeowners turn toward earth tones to bring comfort and joy to their interior spaces.
Canyon Ridge by Better Homes & Gardens at Walmart Reminiscent of Southwestern landscapes, Canyon Ridge is an orange-meets-pink paint color that acts as a near-neutral when applied to walls. The trendy spin on terra-cotta couples well with bright blue, its opposite on the color wheel. "Cobalt has vibrancy that makes this classic pairing feel modern," says BHG style director Jessica Thomas.
Blank Canvas by Behr Not every 2023 color of the year aims to make a statement. Blank Canvas, Behr's pick, is a creamy shade of white that goes with practically everything. The warm neutral stands out from the icy modern hues popular in the past.
Vining Ivy by Glidden Nods to nature continue to be popular, and Vining Ivy blends blue and green for a tranquil backdrop. The color of the year 2023 from Glidden Paint by PPG works well with both contemporary and classic styles.
Rustic Greige by Dutch Boy For a cozy, goes-with-everything color, turn to Rustic Greige from Dutch Boy. The 2023 color of the year is a blend of gray and beige with subtle red undertones that pair well with today's trending earth-tone paint colors. Rustic Greige wraps a room in warmth, making it perfect for kitchens, bedrooms, and family spaces alike.
2023 Colors of the Year by Valspar Valspar selected 12 livable paint colors, including soft neutrals, sweet pastels, and soothing shades of blue and green. "[They] are usable shades that encourage self-expression and anyone can envision in their space," said Sue Kim, Valspar color marketing manager, in a press release. Soft shades of pink and purple, including Gentle Violet (pictured above) and Southern Road, add sophisticated yet subtle color to walls, while rich, restorative blues and greens, including Flora and Everglade Deck, pair well with wood tones and brass accents.