Color of the Year 2022

The forecast calls for Bright Skies™ in 2022, with the reveal of our Color of the Year 2022. The airy, light blue feels like the breath of fresh air we all need.

Recent events have illuminated all aspects of our lives, making us reconsider what really matters. As we shape a new future, it’s time for a fresh approach to everything. Bright Skies reflects the limitless skies around us and brings a hint of the natural world inside, bringing in the “breath of fresh air”, we need to turn our dreams into reality.

Our color specialists, together with a team of top international design experts, have identified the latest global trends to truly reflect the mood of the moment in color. Bright Skies and its supporting palettes will bring a breath of fresh air into homes all over the world – maybe even yours.

According to our research, people are craving expansion after a spell of feeling shut in: open air, a connection to the great outdoors, a fresh approach to everything and a new start. We’ve gathered some ideas and inspiration to help you imagine a fresh new look.


Not just for walls

We bring all surfaces to life

Our experts translate the trends across our business to develop tailor-made color palettes based on extensive color and material research and market analysis.

Imagine the possibilities

Combine Bright Skies with beautiful shades from our ready-made color palettes to easily revitalize your home.

A-do-it all space

The Workshop colors palette

This light and bright palette is perfect for reinventing the home and zoning a multipurpose space. Positive and complementary, these shades make the functional fun.

A natural space

The Greenhouse colors palette

Refreshing blues can make any room feel in touch with the natural world, helping to bring tranquility into the home.

A consoling space

The Studio colors palette

Pale pinks and blues can turn any space into a soothing sanctuary. Subtle and inspiring, these shades help us recharge and escape the everyday.

Empathy and openness

The Salon colors palette

Soft whites and light neutrals create the perfect blank canvas. These shades are fresh and unifying, making the home ready for anything.


Did you know?

We’ve been doing this color research for almost 30 years.

Our Global Aesthetic Center has been responsible for trend analysis, color research, color design and art direction for almost three decades. Each year, the team engages leading design professionals from all over the world in identifying the trends and capturing the mood of the moment – research which is then translated into color, products and inspiring trend collections by each of our color-based businesses.