Sherwin Williams Names Urbane Bronze 2021 Color of the Year

Sherwin Williams chooses a dark shade for 2021's color of the year: Urbane Bronze

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Sherwin Williams 2021 Color of the Year Urbane Bronze
Sherwin Williams has named its 2021 color of the year: Urbane Bronze

Sherwin Williams has tapped into nature with a hue that exudes warmth and comfort and down-to-earth tranquility, the company has announced. The 2021 Color of the Year, Urbane Bronze, is a hue designed to captures simple sophistication .

Finding Sanctuary

Now more than ever, homes have become the backdrop to people's lives, reminding them that the moments worth cherishing have always been right in front of them. As consumers are looking to create the ultimate retreat for reflection and renewal, the paint company is turning to a hue with natural simplicity and nature-inspired energy to cultivate a sense of calm from the ground up.

Rooted in Nature

The trend for biophilia continues to shape home 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, the Sherwin Williams 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. 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.
Urbane Bronze Inspiration
Whether it's the primary color or accent color, Urbane Bronze is a natural choice for many interior and exterior projects.

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