PPG Paints 2022 Color of the Year Combines Sanctuary With Sophistication

Introducing the PPG Paints 2022 Color of the Year: Olive Sprig. This relaxed, enticing green emulates the feeling of soothing aloe vera or a fragrant plant. It brightens any space with organic liveliness. A versatile color that lives well inside or outside, Olive Sprig blends in with nearly any environment.

A Natural Feel

Olive Sprig, the 2022 Color of the Year, can turn a room into a sanctuary. Pair it with brass accents and wood tones for a sophisticated look you’ll love.

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Sanctuary with Sophistication

Elegant, grounded and versatile, this highly adaptable gray green represents growth and resilience.

Global Color Trends Forecast

As part of the choosing the 2022 Color of the Year, the PPG Paints team also creates a Global forecast. This forecast provides direction and inspiration to architects, designers and homeowners across the hotel, retail and residential markets. PPG customers in all business sectors also rely on the forecast for new products and color specifications.

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See All Three of Our 2022 Paint Color Palettes

We brought our 2022 colors to life through three trend stories, each nestled within the overarching theme of Horizon. Here are the three palettes:

Introspective — This color story is for those who prioritize self-care and appreciate life’s simple pleasures. These serene hues impart a warm, lived-in quality, giving any home a sense of simplicity and peace.

Inspired — Are you looking for a mood-boosting shade that’s sure to turn up the volume in any space? This Inspired palette will add an optimistic jolt of energy to your home. It’s perfect for anywhere you want a fresh pop of color, from a front door to a playroom.

Invaluable — Grounded in tradition, Invaluable uses refined darks to create glamorous, artistic interiors. Draw inspiration from the past and pull from a rich library of cultural references for a look of depth and warmth.

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Simplicity and Peace

Add a hint of color to an otherwise neutral-toned kitchen. Or, create an ethereal bedroom retreat with this soulful color palette.

Serene Spaces

Pair these calming, restorative colors with off-whites and neutrals for a warm, lived-in quality.

Get Inspired

Energize

Energize your home with these vibrant, joyful hues. (Hey, isn’t that the 2022 Color of the Year on the walls?)

Motivate

Turn heads with a blue so vibrant it motivates everyone who sees it.

Feel Invaluable

Rich Hues

Draw inspiration from the past to create the palette of the present.

Depth and Warmth

Pair these rich, dark hues with brass and natural wood to turn up the drama.

If you love color as much as we do, you’ll love learning more about the 2022 Color of the Year from PPG Paints.

Want to bring the latest colors into your home? Let our color consultants help you find the hues that are right for you.


Kelley Rebori

Kelley Rebori has written for national brands like Paintzen, HGTV, the DIY Network and Trulia for more than a decade. She loves home renovation projects, chocolate icing and small poodles. She and her husband split the year between their homes in Tennessee and Italy.