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Introducing the 2021 Color of the Year:


Tap into nature with a hue whose warmth and comfort breathe down-to-earth tranquility. Our 2021 Color of the Year, Urbane Bronze, captures that simple sophistication every space is searching for.

Find Your Sanctuary

Now more than ever, our homes have become the backdrop to our lives, reminding us that the moments worth cherishing have always been right in front of us. As we’re looking to create the ultimate retreat for reflection and renewal, we’re turning to a hue whose natural simplicity and nature-inspired energy cultivate a sense of calm from the ground up.

Rooted in Nature

The trend for biophilia continues to shape our spaces, proving that nature is never far away. Urbane Bronze might be a color rooted in nature, but it also has a unique ability to ground a room through organic appeal. Whether it’s accentuating window trims or accent walls, this warm hue draws from nature for a feeling of relaxation and serenity. It also works well with other biophilic elements including, light-filled spaces and foliage.

Coordinating Colors & Materials

Bold and understated, our Color of the Year is the new neutral that can be used wherever and however. Pair it with other warm neutrals and bone whites, like Modern Gray, to create an updated take on minimalism. If you want to bring in more color, modern greens, like Messenger Bag, can be introduced to add a hint of bolder style. Complete either look with natural materials like wood finishes, stone accents, and mixed metals that tie these earthy neutrals back to their nature-inspired roots.

SW 7632

Modern Gray

Interior / Exterior

SW 7740

Messenger Bag

Interior / Exterior

Urbane Bronze Inspiration

Whether it’s the primary color or accent color, Urbane Bronze is the perfect choice for many interior and exterior projects. See how our influencers brought their sanctuaries to life with these calming DIYs.

Anita Yokota

Check out Anita’s beautiful backyard sanctuary, complete with a fence that’s painted to perfection.

Mary Elizabeth

Cozy up to Mary Elizabeth’s DIY mantel makeover that creates a warm and welcoming focal point.

Probably This

Matt and Beau turned their bonus space into a dreamy dressing room that makes getting ready a stylish experience.

Thistlewood Farms

KariAnne gave her mom a bedroom makeover that’s a tied-together oasis from the accent wall to the furniture.

Vintage Revivals

Get inspired by the different ways Mandi brought our Color of the Year to life with two projects – one big and one small.