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Valspar picks top colors for 2021

Valspar, from the Sherwin-Williams Consumer Brands Group, announces its 2021 Colors of the Year with 12 shades that evoke calm, serenity and simplicity.

“Color experts at Valspar observed global lifestyle trends that have shifted significantly from last year,” the company explained in a statement. “The rise in external stressors has correlated with consumer’s increased interest for mindfulness and self-care activities. Since a physical space can directly impact your mindset, this year’s colors have been selected to bring a sense of wellbeing to your walls, ultimately blending home improvement with self-improvement.”

The colors are Blissful Blue, a muted indigo; Soft Candlelight, a yellow with a golden glow; Granite Dust; Cherry Taupe; Arizona Dust, an apricot shade; Garden Flower; Academy Gray; Unforgettable, a warm white; Gallery Gray; Dusty Lavender; Maple Leaf, a camel shade, and Lucy Blue.

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