My name is Matthew and I’m the color technician at Maverick Paints. This season we have seen a lot of different types of colors, but the trend for 2022 would have to be lighter colors. The shades of white on this list will give you an idea of what to use to make your kitchen look brighter and bigger.
The first color is actually a dark color, however. Tricorn Black is a Sherwin Williams color and it’s one of the top colors of the year. Tricorn is a very dark black, but it gives a modern look to kitchens, rooms and even furniture. This color is ordered mostly for kitchen cabinets and furniture repairs like kitchen chairs, or even an end table in a living room.
The second most popular color is Sherwin Williams Snowbound. Snowbound is a warm, off-white color. It’s a very common color in kitchens these days and goes great with your darker colors like black, blue or green. Snowbound does not lean towards yellow or bluish white, but has a light gray look to it. This color is ordered almost every day in our store and people can't get enough of it!
Next up is Pure White, which is more of a soft, versatile white. It goes great as a secondary color and will complement any color that goes along with it. Pure White looks good on trim, cabinets, or even as a wall color. The best part is that it doesn't have any creamy look to it, even with a little bit of yellow pigment in it.
Our fourth color we are going to go with is Sherwin Williams Iron Ore. Iron Ore has been a popular color for 2022 and I would like to think that we will see more of it as the rest of the year goes on. This color is used mostly for smaller cabinets when I see it get ordered but that doesn't mean you can't use it on other items like a bathroom vanity or even for exterior substrates. It’s the perfect color to contrast with one of those white colors that I've listed above.
The last color on my list is going to be Sherwin Williams Extra White. You can compare this color to Pure White in a way. I will say though that Extra White is more of a solid, brighter white than Pure White. Extra white is a versatile color; you can use it as a secondary color or even the primary color for a kitchen. You will see a lot of Extra White on many different types of jobs and it’s a color that you can never go wrong with when in a pinch.
There is no order to these top five Sherwin colors but the most popular would have to be the lighter colors this year! So, if you are in a situation where you are refinishing any project in your house and you don't know what colors will go well with the project, maybe you can reflect on these top 5 colors of the year, and one may end up on your project soon!