In the last quarter of the year different companies are announcing their color of the year. Benjamin Moore was making a strong statement in 2018 with Caliente, they choose a much more neutral color for 2019: Metropolitan.
“Metropolitan AF-690 emanates nuance, harmony and extravagant ease. Always adaptable, it softens to matte or shimmers with sheen. It's neutral. It's understated. It just is. This is color, off-duty."
—Ellen O'Neill, Benjamin Moore & Co.
Metropolitan: quietude where daily life gets more and more hectic. Fragility in a more competitive world. Taking a break to see again the beauty around us. A touch of glamour in an effortless sophisticated way.
Layered grays for a soft approach when designing your bedroom, it will bring a cozy touch. You will sooth al senses when using Metropolitan in combination with a hint of pink, specially as we want more than ever to have serenity at home, so no better place to start than the bedroom.
Bleu and green tones are maybe the most popular colors for bathrooms but why not a grey tone. Metropolitan is a neutral color, not aggressive but soothing, timeless and classical. You can combine Metropolitan with some wood furniture to make it warmer. Grey tones will change appearance depending on the colors you combine it with. They can look colder or warmer, depending on what you use in the rest of the room.
Metropolitan for the kitchen is timeless, add contrast with a bold color for the cabinets to give it a contemporary look. Easy to combine with other grey tones and warm neutrals. Metropolitan is a grey tone which is fitting different interior designing styles. Very versatile, easy to use, you can’t make mistake by using this new color of the year.
Bringing some glamour in your home doesn’t mean you have to add glitter, it can be done in a much more sophisticated way. A play of gray tones for an elegant base on which you can add some precious decor elements. Metropolitan will be the perfect choice as it won’t take all the attention but it will high light your design pieces, putting them on the foreground. Add a statement piece in a monochromatic room.
When Benjamin Moore is announcing the color of the year they bring a whole range of colors to works with. They make it easy for you to make the perfect combinations.
Grey tones are a perfect base, everything will fit with it. A color which will only bring out the beauty in all the things around, it is not going to be in competition with the other colors, it will be on the background. Economical seen Metropolitan will be a perfect choice, it will look different as soon as you change the accessories. But take care when using grey in the office, grey is a color which is not going to put you in a productive mood, you need to add some color accents. Red is a color for action, so the perfect choice for the office.
When daily life can get overwhelming we need something to go back to to keep us in balance. Hectic life in the city, a competitive world to work in, we need some coziness, something we can rely on. It is time to refresh, to find our inner soul back.
Metropolitan is a winner, this trendy grey with cool undertones is already a classic
refreshing - beauty
perfect base - giving balance - soothing
glamorous - sophisticated
coziness in contrast with city life
economical a very good choice as it will not go out of trend
Metropolitan is something for you? In which room would you use it?