Color Tools

Diamond Vogel offers professional color tools, trend inspiration, and visualization guides to help you in selecting the right color and color combinations for your project. These resources will assist you in selection and give you confidence in your color selection.


Color Notations

Sortable lists of our color collections' Red Green Blue (RGB) and Light Reflectance Values (LRV).

2022 Color of the Year

Zenith is a deep blue that provides restful comfort for both body and mind. This color frees our spirit and makes a powerful statement of strength and empowerment while offering quiet beauty that connects spaces, cultures, and generations.

2021 Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone has chosen Ultimate Gray and Illuminating as their 2021 Colors of the Year. Paired together, these colors convey a message of strength and hopefulness that is both enduring and uplifting.

What is LRV?

A color's Light Reflectance Value (LRV) measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from (or absorbs into) a painted surface. Simply put, LRV measures the percentage of light a paint color reflects.

Painting with the Proper Proportions of Color

Paint color can transform and revitalize your home. It can also be used to engage and create welcoming home environments. One way to do this is with proper proportions of different hues and shades of color. The 60:30:10 color theory is one of the basic rules to having a harmonious end result.

Color Wheel Basics

Use the color wheel to make decorating simple throughout your whole house.  Correctly using the color wheel and coordinating decorations can transform your house into a home.