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If the elegance, formality and power of the color black have made it a favorite hue in your color palette, you’re going to love this ... three paint companies forecast that the sultry shade will soon be topping the list in 2018 as Color of the Year. Here’s the how and why of their selection. If the elegance, formality and power of the color black have made it a favorite hue in your color palette, you’re going to love this ... three paint companies forecast that the sultry shade will soon be topping the list in 2018 as Color of the Year. Here’s the how and why of their selection.

  • “Move over unicorns: you’re too fancy to be minimalists. According to GLIDDEN® paints by PPG, it’s time to stop getting caught up in a fantasy and bring it back to the basics with the most forgotten neutral – black. Glidden paints is keeping it easy and authentic in naming Deep Onyx, a no-fuss shade of black, as the 2018 Color of the Year.”
  • “This upcoming year, dress your home in the new neutral: the PPG PAINTS™ brand’s 2018 Color of the Year, Black Flame. According to PPG color experts, this statement-making black, infused with an undertone of the deepest indigo, evokes the privacy, hope and classic modernism that many consumers crave today. Embodying the spirit of a tailored tuxedo or a little black dress, it is dressed-up, coveted, unapologetic and – most importantly – timeless.”
  • “In the current day, consumers often feel uneasy, restless, or like their privacy is being invaded, so they crave deep, comforting colors that offer a welcomed escape from the chaos of daily life. Black Magic, the Olympic® 2018 Color of the Year, perfectly satisfies consumers’ desire for privacy. The color’s substantial nature brings an airy and soft space down to Earth, and highlights a perfect mix of masculine and feminine. A statement piece for your walls, this color is a classic that neighbors and guests won’t soon forget.”

Later this year, color giant Pantone will announce its 2018 color selection. Standing by …

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