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Color of the year 2017 – Benjamin Moore

This year, Benjamin Moore chose for the color of the year 2017 a mysterious shade, which although it has a dark tone of purple with gray accents, derives from the effect of light on the forms of a room.

The color of the year 2017 is Shadow 2117-30. A saturated hue which is part of the Benjamin Moore collection, Color Preview. A collection of bold colors, of overwhelming purity meant to add depth to any room, whether they are used as accents in an overall ensemble or if they will be the focus point of a room.

Color of the year 2017 Benjamin Moore

Color of the year 2017 Benjamin Moore

Every year Benjamin Moore’s experts put the world on a canvas, trying to choose a color that perfectly reflects contemporary mood.

In choosing the color for 2017, Benjamin Moore representatives were influenced by trends in art.

At the end of the research they obtained a shade whose depth celebrates the influence of light on life, spatiality, objects and not outdone, on man.

Although it is a strong shade that gives the room depth, according to the name, Shadow can be used in multiple decoration styles.

You can use it as an accent in Classic or Modern interior design, where the predominant color is white or a very light shade of gray.

An entire-wall sized photomural will become the focal point of the room and will emphasize the brightness, and the color purity of the furniture and decorations that compose the ensamble of the room.

Fototapet Design Gradina Botanica

Design Photomural Botanical Garden Vlies


Floral Photomural Echeveria Shades Gray

Floral Photomural Echeveria Shades Gray

It can also be used to dress with tenderness the walls of an entire room.

Shadow represents a strong color with dramatic accents of royal amethyst.

You will obtain a room with dramatic accents given by the color itself and by the play of the shadows that will be different depending on the time of day.

Color of the year 2017 Benjamin Moore

If you want an opulent room, with royal accents and the drama of a theater stage, complete the room with Classic and Art Deco furniture and decorations.

You can choose furniture in hues from the same color scheme:


Or you can choose to highlight the color of the walls with white details:



You can use it in youth rooms or in rooms with industrial style design:

Fototapet Urban Komar - Lumini in Metropola

Urban Photomural Komar – Lights in the Metropolis

Shadow is a nostalgic reminder of the reflection of light upon space and color, making it the perfect choice for Benjamin Moore’s color of the year 2017.

Photo source: Benjamin Moore; Arhitectural Digest

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