2022 Colour Trends

Now that we’re halfway through 2022, let’s take a look back at Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year and colour trends for 2022. 

2022 Colour of the Year: October Mist CC-550

Following the rising trend of sage in 2021, Benjamin Moore announced that this gently shaded sage was the colour of the year.

Skyview Paint & Shades Benjamin Moore Colour Of The Year 2022

Make room for creativity.
Evoking the silver-green stem of a flower,
October Mist creates a canvas for other colours -
and your imagination - to blossom.


How is the Colour of the Year chosen? 

Peering into Benjamin Moore's library of over 3500 colours, our experts take a year long exploration of design, art, fashion, cultural and environmental influences around the globe to come up with the Colour of the Year and its matching palette. 

Design - Looking at design influences like furniture, lighting, fabrics, home accessories and more and considering their relationship to paint and colour. 

Art - Reviewing a wide array of art to help see colour and colour pairings in a fresh, new light. 

Fashion - Always changing and influenced by colour, fashion is an expression of personality and style in a moment. 

Environment - Every setting offers its own unique natural landscape, distinct colour palette and architecture. 

Culture - Consumer sentiment, entertainment, economics, and contemporary culture all give voice to the annual colour palette selection.


The 2022 Colour Trends Palette

Consisting of 14 hues, the Benjamin Moore 2022 Colour Trends Palette is harmonious yet diverse, reliable yet whimsical, and meditative yet eclectic.

With its endless number of invigorating combinations, this palette provides effortless harmony for any paint project, and every design style.

Benjamin Moore Colour Trends 2022
Dive deeper into the palette, check out the individual shades and create your own combinations below: 
Steam (AF-15) Steam is a widely appealing white paint colour that offers a clean yet soft look. Works seamlessly with any colour in this palette as well as the Affinity Colour Collection. 
Morning Dew (OC-140) -  This colour is part of the Off-White Colour Collection. Inherently sophisticated and endlessly versatile, Morning Dew is a soothing, cool grey with a touch of green.
October Mist (CC-550) - Benjamin Moore's 2022 Colour of the Year, October Mist is evocative of the stem of a flower, this gently shaded sage anchors and uplifts and is a a part of the Designer Classics Collection. 
High Park (CC-720) - A herbaceous green with sophisticated grey undertones, High Park is within the Designer Classics Collection, comfortable colours that can be chosen with confidence.
Gloucester Sage (HC-100) - An adaptable dark hue that can conjure rain-soaked moss to elegant wrought iron. In the Historic Colour Collection, Gloucester Sage delivers a refined elegant colour. 
Pale Moon (OC-108) - A classic soft yellow that can subtly accentuate a room. Within the Off-White Colour Collection, Pale Moon offers subtle nuances of whites that suit tranquil, serene environments. 
Hint of Violet (2114-60) - Within the Colour Preview Collection, Hint of Violet is an eye-pleasing lilac with a cool grey cast. 
Skyview Paint & Shades - Benjamin Moore Wild Flower
Fernwood Green (2145-40) - Warm undertones infuse this leafy green with calming comfort. Fernwood Green is a part of the Colour Preview Collection, bold, saturated colours that brings spaces to life for those looking to illuminate their world with pure, extraordinary colour. 
Smoky Green (CC-700) - In the Designer Classic Collection, Smoky Green is a  gentle mix of blue, green and grey results in a colour that exudes tranquillity and inspires quiet meditation. 
Mysterious (AF-565) - As a part of the Affinity Collection, Mysterious is a compelling denim blue that can read as a black paint colour or a rich navy. 
Collector's Item (AF-45) - A pink-tinged off-white that provides a perfect backdrop for treasures in your home. As a part of the Affinity Colour Collection, Collector's Item quietly supports a space like a pedestal supports a sculpture.
Natural Linen (CC-90) - Like its namesake, this sandy neutral provides just the right amount of rustic warmth and elegance. Natural Linen is a timeless beauty you can integrate into a variety of design styles and decors.

Venetian Portico (AF-185)This colour is part of the Affinity Colour Collection. A sophisticated palette of harmonious hues designed to express your colour vision with confidence. Venetian Portico is a lush, earthy neutral that evokes sun-baked clay. 

Wild Flower (2090-40) - Lightly dusted with hints of pink and orange, Wild Flower is a unique shade of red conveys effortless style. 



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