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2022 Color Trends: Horizon

Inside out, the perfect refresh

2022 Color of the Year

2022 Color Trends

Under the theme Horizon, which represents our current state of hope, reflection and new beginnings in the post-pandemic era, PPG’s color experts identified three color stories that will resonate for homeowners and professional painters in 2022: Invaluable, Introspective and Inspired.

Wall: Olive Sprig

2022 Color of the Year

Olive Sprig

This soft gray-green is soothing, like a fragrant plant, reminiscent of the natural world; it brightens any space with an organic liveliness. It is inside or out, the perfect refresh.

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Wall: Ancient Copper

2022 Trending Theme


This trend includes dark and rich hues. Invaluable is all about nostalgia for comfort and reassurance.

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2022 Trending Theme


This quiet and more muted trend includes soft hues with punches of brights. The Introspective palette is welcoming and warm with a casual and mellow tone.

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2022 Trending Theme


Colors to refresh and renew. This mood boosting color narrative is all about a optimism and joy.

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2022 Trend Story Quiz

Which trend story resonates with you?

Our trends are never just about one color. These three unique trend stories provide color opportunities for walls, trim, accent areas and home décor (furniture, pillows, window treatments, flooring). Each trend story has its own narrative and personality – just like you.

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