Hottest Paint Colors in 2020 and Results from 2019

New year, new hottest paint colors for 2020! In case you missed it, Pantone announced Classic Blue as the color of the year for 2020. We're pretty much excited to know what's in line for the other hottest colors that may dominate homes and commercial spaces. Now we've got the list, it's time to share it to you. Before anything else, let's do a quick recap with the top 5 paint colors from 2019.

Last year, Living Coral was named as 2019's color of the year. Neutral and earthy colors with a pop of color and saturated hues won as the trendiest paint colors for homes. Soft Clay, which resembles Living Coral, brings in natural tones such as desert and canyons in your home. Sherwin-Williams says that they're great alternatives to beiges and browns that give your interior a personality. Think about the colors of caramel, and terracotta! Muted Pastels were also on the list of the hottest paint colors in 2019, it dominated homes due to its soothing appeal. Minimalist design homes love this color as it can be combined with dramatic tones.

Metropolitan, by Benjamin Moore, is a sophisticated gray with cool undertones that is soothing to the eyes and to its feel. It provides great undertones with colors such as blue and green accents. Living Coral, the 2019 color of the year, became a great addition for a pop of color at homes with neutral tones. And lastly, Hunter Green mimics the feeling of lush botanicals although it is said to be best used in a well lit and large room as dark colors are known to overpower spaces!

Top 5 Hottest Paint Colors in 2020

One of the best ways to spice up things in your home this new year is to make paint them with the hottest paint colors in 2020! Paint makes a room eye-catchy and is one of the ways to easily incorporate new designs and trends throughout. 2020 paint colors will consist of warm, moody, bold, deep and calm tones with a punch of color. Minimalist, modern, traditional, elegant, stylish, and more, there will always be a paint color perfect for your home.

1. Classic Blue

pantone classic blue

Pantone's color of the year, Classic Blue. This paint color offers a restful, solid, and dependable feel. Classic Blue makes great color for study rooms and offices as it is also seen as a color that promotes calm and focus. "Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of the thought-provoking [Classic Blue] highlight our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era," says Pantone. Deeper colors are also in this 2020, and Classic Blue is on top of our list.

2. Blush

blush pink 2020

This refreshing color of pink is going for a comeback due to its easy blend when it comes to modern tones. It resembles the term millennial pink that was coined in 2016. Blush is a soft, airy pink that plays well with all sorts of colors. It may also be used as an alternative to beige.


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3. Distant Gray

distant gray

You might also identify this as almost white! This paint color is a great alternative to white and beige. The color is versatile that can enhance the colors you want to stand out in your home.

4. Burnt Orange

burnt orange color

This exciting color is coming in hot this 2020. Burnt Orange keeps everything neutral and comforting which is ideal for spaces in your homes that will keep you warm and cozy. It might be a challenging color to work with for some, but you won't regret having a part of your home colored with this energetic color!

5. Pale Wood

pale wood color

Earthy tones and nature are one of the usual inspirations since it provides a calm and naturalist feel. This neutral color might be one of the top favorites since nothing goes wrong with some wood touches like birch and white oak at home especially when it's chosen as a paint color!

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