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).

2021 Color of the Year

Balance is key to this soft blue green that offers a relaxed, meditative feel. Pairs with grays, whites, and neutral earth-tones. It also is a great accent to deep green, black, yellow, and rusty reds.

2020 Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone has chosen Classic Blue, an elegant but simple color that brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit, as their 2020 Color of the Year.

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.