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Check out the new bright pastel colour trends for 2022 from our favourite brands and inspire your next decorating project!

Dulux colour of the year 2022 – Bright Skies™

The shade chosen by Dulux colour experts for 2022 is Bright Skies™, airy and fresh tone that invokes optimism. The Dulux team have created four easy-to-use colour palettes, all centred around Bright Skies™.

  • The greenhouse colours – Natural earthy, warm tones of greens and blues
  • The studio colours – Subtle, inspiring and joyful with tones of pale pinks, reds and oranges
  • The salon colours – Soft whites and warm neutrals
  • The workshop colours – A mix of vibrant and soft shades to help you create zones in your project
  • Valspar’s 12 colour picks for 2021

    Valspar's 2022 colour trends

    Valspar offers another twelve beautiful shades that elicit a sense of nature, calm and comfort for its 2022 collection – from organic greens and browns, soft and clean linens and peach colours, cheerful pinks and yellows.

    Tikkirula Colour Now 2022 palette

    Tikkirula Colour of the Year Kestrel L478

    Tikkirula Colour Now 2022 palette

    Tikkurila’s choice for Colour of the Year 2022 is a rich, warm brown with cool-red undertones called “Kestrel L478”, representing “familiarity and comfort.” The 2022 Colour Now choices is a “combination of grounding and uplifting tones, representing vacations past and future. From the blue-green turquoise hues of the sea, to soft beige sandy tones, this palette is an invitation for adventure. Put together, the colours create a feeling of familiarity and newness.”

    Johnstone’s Trade Trend Colours 2022

    Johnstone's Trade colour of the year Olive Sprig

    Johnstone’s trade colour of the year Olive Sprig is described as “a grounded, versatile and highly-adaptable grey-green, that represents optimism in a post-pandemic world, building on nature’s resilience.” Their colour trends for 2022 are Introspective – welcoming and warm yellow and grey, Inspired – mood boosting pop art colours of turquoise and red and Invaluable – elegant, refined and historical coppers and browns.

    Farrow and Ball 2022 Colour Trends

    Farrow and Ball 2022 colour trends

    Farrow and Ball’s 2022 colour trends are about simple and familiar colours, cleverly combined. “They are an eclectic mix of the pure and the humble that evokes the warmth and harmony of a more innocent age while celebrating life today.” – Farrow & Ball Colour Curator Joa Studholme. Brighter colours herald a return to normality – sunshine yellows, cheerful greens, lively blues and bold reds against a nostalgic School House White.

    Take a look at one of our kitchen renovations using a colour similar to Dulux’s salon colour Sloe Flower – Farrow and Ball’s Wevet.

    Farrow and Ball 2022 colour trends