2016 Colour Trends And Colour Of The Year

04/06/2016 11:16 AM  -   3118
White is transcendent, timeless, its versatility unrivalled. Explore a colourful palette that celebrates the simplicity of white.

Colour Trends 2016

Color of the Year Simply White OC-117

The Narrative

Benjamin Moore Paper White OC-55 Regal Select Eggshell

Layered whites,

diffused light...

ambience

Surrender to the complexity of white.

In this abstract artist's townhouse, the interplay of whites and light creates nuance and subtle beauty.

Benjamin Moore Simply White OC-117 Aura Matte

Striking contrasts,

bold lines...

definition

Angles and edges become sharply defined as white is cut with black.

This digital designer's cabin conveys intent, celebrates form, as fearless, high chroma colors punctuate the black and white landscape.

Benjamin Moore Simply White OC-117 Regal Select Matte
Benjamin Moore Paper White OC-55 Aura Matte
Benjamin Moore Simply White OC-117 Aura Matte

White-washed walls,

hand-hewn beams...

texture

In the ceramicist's studio, harmony reigns.

Coats of white paint refresh rustic boards and beams and take on a warm, soft glow.

Benjamin Moore Simply White OC-117 Aura Matte

Energizing color,

crisp white borders...

focus

White frames and flatters. In this gallerist's brownstone, white is the guide that directs the eye to multiple color encounters.

Benjamin Moore Enchanted 2070-50 Eggshell
Benjamin Moore Royal Flush 2076-20 Natura Eggshell

The Colour Palette

ballet white (OC-9)
ballet white
(OC-9)
creme puff (2174-70)
creme puff
(2174-70)
mascarpone (AF-20)
mascarpone
(AF-20)
simply white (OC-117)
simply white
(OC-117)
ice mist (OC-67)
ice mist
(OC-67)
white heaven (2068-70)
white heaven
(2068-70)
white satin (2067-70)
white satin
(2067-70)
paper white (OC-55)
paper white
(OC-55)
weimarener (AF-155)
weimarener
(AF-155)
ravishing red (2008-10)
ravishing red
(2008-10)
lemonade (2024-60)
lemonade
(2024-60)
gray owl (OC-52)
gray owl
(OC-52)
morning blue sky (2053-70)
morning blue sky
(2053-70)
enchanted (2070-50)
enchanted
(2070-50)
luxe (AF-580)
luxe
(AF-580)
black ink (2127-20)
black ink
(2127-20)
french press (AF-170)
french press
(AF-170)
royal flush (2076-20)
royal flush
(2076-20)
banana yellow (2022-40)
banana yellow
(2022-40)
kittery point green (HC-119)
kittery point green
(HC-119)
blue echo (AF-505)
blue echo
(AF-505)
gentle violet (2071-20)
gentle violet
(2071-20)
patriot blue (2064-20)
patriot blue
(2064-20)
Please note, on-screen and printer colour representations vary from actual paint colours