Color of the Year 2016: Off-White

May 17, 2016

It’s the time of year when many paint manufacturers and color forecasters release their picks for top shades for the coming year. And while these selections typically vary widely from company to company, one emerging trend for 2016 is what some would call a colorless color: white or, more specifically, shades of off-white. Here are four major paint brands’ achromatic color picks. 


Image via Jennifer Ott Design

Benjamin Moore:

Simply White is one of the most popular color choices sold by Benjamin Moore. It is a versatile color that can be painted on walls, along with cabinets. 


Image by Donald Lococo Architects

Sherwin Williams:

Alabaster is a popular color sold by Sherwin Williams. It is a wise choice for giving depth to a room that has a neutral palette. 


Image via Beth Webb Interiors 



Cappucino White is a popular color choice sold by Glidden. This paint color creates a warm and inviting space, as seen in the living room below. 


Image via Glidden



Ivory Keys as time tested classic color sold by Behr. This paint color creates a a soft glow in the morning and evening light. 


Image via Behr

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