Sherwin-Williams’ director of color marketing Sue Wadden breaks down three things to know about the company’s 2022 color of the year.
There’s been a shift in the design world. Neutrals are warming up, sustainability is impacting decor choices and organic textiles are gaining traction for a lot of homeowners. Pops of color are also becoming more popular. “People want their homes to feel comfortable and restorative, and familiar shades like Evergreen Fog help achieve that feeling,” says Wadden.
Unlike other restrictive colors, this dusty shade works everywhere from a home office to a bedroom to old wooden furniture that needs a revamp. “It’s also such a versatile color that it lends itself to just about any style,” Wadden says.
Forest FeelingOptimistic and refreshing, Evergreen Fog has a psychological appeal as well. “It’s not overly verdant,” says Wadden. “It’s a little softer and delicate. If you think about a seedling emerging, it doesn’t come out intense; it’s subtle.”