Sherwin-Williams Announces Its 2018 Color of the Year


If you’re over the hues of 2017, you’re in luck—paint companies are steadily releasing their trend reports, along with their 2018 Colors of the Year. Today, we have the pick from Sherwin-Williams, which is “mysterious,” “opulent,” and “inspired by wanderlust.”

(Image credit: Sherwin-Williams)

Meet Oceanside (SW 6496), a “fusion of rich blue with jewel-toned green” that “evokes optimism” and “offers a sense of the familiar with a hint of the unknown, bridging between old and new, light and dark.”

“People today have a growing sense of adventure, and it is making its way into even the coziest corners of our homes,” says Sue Wadden, director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams. “We are craving things that remind us of bright folklore, like mermaids and expeditions across continents. Oceanside is the color of wanderlust right in our own homes.”

(Image credit: Sherwin-Williams)

You can’t get any more of the moment than calling on the power of mermaids as design inspiration. In fact, just yesterday, Nancy asked the question: is teal the new Millennial Pink? We think it just might be.

“Green-blues in deep values, such as Oceanside, respond to changes in light, which is a quality that creates intense dimension,” says Wadden. “It is a tremendously versatile color, and harmonizes with other diverse color groups.” It can be used in place of navy as an interesting twist, and looks especially great with corals, copper, and yes, even Millennial Pink. It feels current, but also is reminiscent of the deep, jewel toned rooms you’d often see in the original Domino mag.

Here are some Oceanside-esque rooms from our House Tours:

Find out more about Oceanside and Sherwin-Williams 2018 Colormix forecast on their website.

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