Articles March 5, 2023

Which 2023 Color of the Year Is Your Favorite?

Check out the reddish and pinkish hues topping this year’s picks, and let us know which ones you like.

From Pantone’s Viva Magenta to Sherwin-Williams’ Redend Point, the 2023 Colors of the Year—reddish and pinkish hues—may serve as inspiration for your clients’ next home improvement project. “People are ready to bring color back into the home, taking a step outside their color comfort zones,” says Andrea Magno, director of color marketing and development at Benjamin Moore. The paint firm chose a red-orange hue known as “Raspberry Blush” as its 2023 Color of the Year.

Peruse the list of this year’s top color picks, and chime in with your favorites.

Sherwin-Williams: Redend Point (a blush-beige tone)


Photo courtesy: Sherwin-Williams

Pantone: Viva Magenta (crimson red)


Photo courtesy: Pantone

Benjamin Moore: Raspberry Blush (saturated red-orange)


Photo courtesy: Benjamin Moore

Dunn-Edwards: Terra Rosa (rosy hue)


Photo courtesy: Dunn-Edwards

PPG: Vining Ivy (blue-green teal)


Photo courtesy: PPG

Behr: Blank Canvas (off-white)


Photo courtesy: Behr

Dutch Boy: Rustic Greige (gray-beige with slight red undertones)


Photo courtesy: Dutch Boy

HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams: Darkroom (black with eggplant undertones)


Photo courtesy: HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams


Melissa Dittmann Tracey

Melissa Dittmann Tracey is a contributing editor for REALTOR® Magazine, editor of the Styled, Staged & Sold blog, and produces a segment called “Hot or Not?(link is external)” in home design that airs on NAR’s Real Estate Today radio show. Follow Melissa on Instagram and Twitter at @housingmuse.


Excerpted from the National Association of Realtors Newsletter