These Are 2022’s Biggest Paint Trends

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Painting is a fast, easy, and affordable way to completely change the look and feel of a room. And if you want your room to look and feel both timely and on-trend, it’s important to choose the right colors.

But in 2022, what, exactly, are those colors?

recent report from home design resource Living Cozy analyzed interior-design related Google searches over the past 12 months to determine the biggest paint trends for 2022. Some of this year’s major paint trends include:

  • Kitchens are the most popular room to repaint. According to the report, kitchens are, by far, the most popular room to repaint, with over 6.5 million Google searches across all colors. (For comparison, the next most popular room to repaint—the bedroom—had less than half the searches.)
  • Soothing colors are all the rage in the kitchen. Light, calm, and soothing colors are all the rage in kitchens these days—with white (889,500 Google searches), green (728,500 searches), and blue (715,200) claiming the top spots for most popular kitchen paint colors.
  • Black is the most popular color to paint the bedroom… While light colors reign supreme in the kitchen, paint is trending darker in the bedroom. With nearly 400,000 Google searches, black is currently the most popular paint color for bedrooms.
  • …and the bathroom. Black paint was also the top choice for bathroom makeovers, tallying over 362,000 searches.