Colour & Design Expertise

A great finish makes all the difference

Sherwin-Williams colour and design expertise and services help you bring the latest color and finish trends to life.

COLOURMIX 2022 forecast

TERRA - The Industrial Wood COLOURMIX 2023 forecast

Experience TERRA, cultivated in 40 trending colours and finishes across four unique finish collections - biome, lore, nexus and origin. 

Colour plays a critical role in the world of wood finishing and is the biggest influencer in a consumer's purchase decision. With painted wood products gaining significant market share, colour and finish are more important than ever before as you look to create differentiation with your products.

Sherwin-Williams colour experts can help you with colour matching. Whatever colour or finish you have in mind, we can create it​ for you. You don’t need to choose from a limited selection of​ colours, at Sherwin-Williams the full spectrum is available. If you would like us to match something, we are happy to​ help.

Sherwin-Williams and our global team will provide you with dedicated support for the varied colour needs you may have for a beautiful finishing end result.



Redend Point - SW 9081 | 195-C4

Introducing the Sherwin-Williams 2023 Color of the Year: Redend Point SW 9081. Bring home the warmth and intrigue of Redend Point.

Beauty beyond ourselves
Discover warmth and intrigue in this soft, soulful neutral that inspires us to create deeper connections with the world. Minimal yet cozy, this color creates a comforting backdrop for the everyday moments that matter.


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Redend Point

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2023 Colour of the Year - Redend Point Bring home the warmth and intrigue of Redend Point.

Download NCS Colour Trends 2023+

NCS Interior Colour Trends 2023+ is a unique report on our colour preferences for the following years. It is developed by internationally renowned colour experts and the palettes are relevant to suit any market and country.
The colour trends of today are easy to embrace and welcome into our homes.

Colour of the Year 2022 - Evergreen Fog SW 9130 | 215-C4

Introducing the Sherwin-Williams 2022 Color of the Year: Evergreen Fog SW 9130. Embrace the opportunity to begin again with a soothing, organic gray-green hue.
Evergreen Fog exhales nature into product design, and its green, biophilic influences set the tone for a year of growth. This colour is soft and organic, which allows it to easily evolve into a wood stain across both interior and exterior design.

COLOURMIX 2022 forecast

Sherwin-Williams presents Colormix 2022 - MODE

Colormix 2022 - MODE Colormix 2022, inspires wood product developers and manufacturers to develop finishes and curate palettes that align with consumer preferences.

NCS Colour Trends 2022+

Download NCS Colour Trends 2022+

The NCS Colour Trends 2022+ is divided into four different rooms and colour schemes - Zience, One, Spring Rebels, and Zero - each with two main colours and four accent colours.

NCS Colour Trends 2021+

Download NCS Colour Trends 2021+

The NCS Colour Trends 2021+ is divided into four different trend stories and colour schemes - Virtual Relativity, Bio-Depth, Seeds and Honesty - each with two main colours and four accent colours.

Our color and design tools, paired with our extensive industry knowledge, give manufacturers access to best-in-class finishing solutions.

Lauren West

Color and Design Director, Sherwin-Williams

Global Colour & Design Center

Our Global Colour & Design Center in North America provides a number of services and resources to help you find your competitive edge.
Continuously identifying emerging colour and style trends to ensure your palette is comprehensive and your finishes are going to sell. 

By having their finger on the pulse of what’s next, the GCDC helps wood product manufacturers to achieve beautiful finishes that fit within their production parameters and create more market appeal without sacrificing the beauty and durability consumers expect.

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