See How the Colors of the Year Complement Trim
January 25, 2019
by The Finished Space

Introducing Pantone’s Color of the Year 2019, 16-1546, Living Coral—a vibrant yet calm color that will liven any monochromatic space. Meanwhile, taking a swatch from the opposite spectrum, Benjamin Moore names Metropolitan, AF-690, as its color of the year—a shade that is comforting, composed, and effortlessly sophisticated.

Feeling trimspired from the strikingly different hues, we wanted to see how each of these paint shades would look on our interior finishings, and we are swooning over the results on this wall treatment!

We love how the colors of the year look on our interior finishings

Pantone’s Living Coral

According to Pantone, the shade is “An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge.”

“Sociable and spirited, the engaging nature of PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral welcomes and encourages lighthearted activity. Symbolizing our innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits, PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embodies our desire for playful expression.”

Trying to figure out how to incorporate this lively color into your own space? Check out Pantone’s color palettes that’ll help you bring this shade into your designs and illustrate the dynamic nature of Living Coral.

Benjamin Moore’s Metropolitan

Now, if vibrant hues aren’t your particular cup of tea and would prefer something more muted and timeless then get acquainted with Benjamin Moore’s Metropolitan, AF-690.

“Calm, composed and effortlessly sophisticated, Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year 2019, Metropolitan AF-690, exudes glamour, beauty and balance,” says Benjamin Moore. This classic shade “emanates nuance, harmony and extravagant ease. Always adaptable, it softens to matte or shimmers with sheen. It’s neutral. It’s composed. It just is. This is color, off-duty.”

Learn how to create a cohesive living space with Benjamin Moore’s Color Trends 2019, a coordinating palette of 15 harmonious hues that’ll complement Metropolitan.

Color us thrilled because we are feeling captivated by both shades. While both of these paint colors are quite different, each offers a unique, undeniable charm that will breathe new life into any space. Which color would you paint your trim? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter!