Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2019

Sherwin-Williams recently announced Cavern Clay – SW 7701 as their 2019 Color of the Year. It’s a warm contrast to last year’s Oceanside with a bit of nostalgia built in.

Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2019Straddling the tonal boundaries between a rusty brown and a brick orange, Cavern Clay is as much an ode to timeless mid-century design as it is to contemporary desert living.

Cavern Clay marks a shift away from neutrals as designers show off the power of beautiful hues.

Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2019

Create a  refreshed Mid Century Interior by pairing Cavern Clay with dusty denim blue and fresh avocado.

“We believe 2019 will be a renaissance of the 1970s—with a twist. In the coming year, we will embrace our pioneering spirits and artisan ingenuity,” says Sue Wadden, director of color marketing, Sherwin-Williams. “Our 2019 Color of the Year, Cavern Clay, embodies renewal, simplicity and free-spirited, bohemian flair.”

Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2019
Padival House

Bohemians rejoice! Cavern Clay is right at home with natural furnishings; including exposed floors, wood furniture, leather upholstery and worldly textiles.

Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2019
via Lindalsköket

Exposed brick isn’t just for trendy loft interiors.  Brick gives dimension to a room without the need to over decorate.

Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2019
Visualization via Behance

I imagine if Cavern Clay were turned into a wood stain it would look like this beautiful cabinetry. The deep ocean blue, similar to the blue in the  SW Wander Palette I wrote about,  is a perfect accompaniment to the warm wood grain.

Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2019

This canyon-cool terracotta hue might be the answer for all of us who want a desert oasis to call our own,

Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2019
via My Sweet Kids

Cavern Clay evokes a carefree yet sophisticated aesthetic. This bedroom for the adventurous child is one part cowboy and one part Scandinavian style.

Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2019
via Decorator’s Notebook

For those who go against the grain, break the rules or are more free-spirited than the status quo, try an unexpected color pairing such as this periwinkle door.

This is the ninth year Sherwin-Williams has named an official Color of the Year  To review previous selections, look Here


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