For 2019, quietude and a retreat from noise and chaos seemed to pervade the mood. The search for the Color of the Year and the palette that accompanies the highlighted color signaled a need for softness and glamour, presented in a way that was powerful through its subtlety.
The term “soft power” became a theme as the colors the Benjamin Moore Design Team gravitated toward were soft and muted with elegance and a strong presence that is not overt.
Color of the Year 2019 exudes beauty and balance that references a contemplative state of mind and design. It is neither an arresting or aggressive color, rather it creates common ground.
AF-690 Metropolitan is understated yet can influence the overall mood of a room, and though we have been seeing the dominance of grays over the past few years, it continues to shift and evolve – becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated while providing a backdrop for our homes that reflects today’s design sensibilities.