Professional Color Information

2018 Color of the Year

A flexible, introspective blue that offers transparency and reassurance. It creates relaxing and uplifting spaces where homeowners can "power-off," re-energize, and connect with family.



Sneak Peek at 2017 Color Trends»

Forecasted color trends for 2017 include everything from warm, inviting tones to icy hues. Here are some color stories we’ll likely see emerging for interiors and exteriors. Here’s your chance to get in on the frontend of these up-and-coming colors sure to evoke emotion and create stunning spaces.

Light Reflectance Values (LRV)»

A sortable list of our ColorEssentials colors Light Reflectance Values.

What is Light Reflectance Value?»

Find out what Light Reflectance Value is, and how it can help you pick a color.

RGB Values»

A sortable list our ColorEssentials colors RGB values.


Color Forecasts»

Trend forward colors for your painting and decorating projects. Carefully curated color collections highlighting the current trends in color design.

Diamond Vogel Color Charts»

Our standard color charts available online.