Benjamin Moore and Ethan Allen hosted a morning gathering with leading color specialist Toni Snyder and Feng Shui interior designer Simone Osswald to officially launch The Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2019 – Metropolitan AF-690, a stylish gray with cool undertones. It was unveiled on 25th November 2018 to some VIP clients, guests and media at Benjamin Moore Color Studio, Ethan Allen Design Centre Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai UAE.
Simone covered the importance of color and furniture placements in relation to Feng Shui while Toni shared her expertise in palette, color selection and fascination with color and design.
“We are delighted to collaborate with Ethan Allen once again to launch Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2019 and it’s always a pleasure to work with them since we both know how to create good content for our target audience”, said Farooq Paracha, Managing Director, Benjamin Moore Middle East.
The color leader also unveiled its Color Trends 2019, a corresponding palette of 15 harmonious hues that further amplify the cultured grace of Metropolitan AF-690. Ranging from ethereal neutrals to frothy pinks to rich blues and greens, the Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2019 palette features:
Putnam Ivory HC-39 Balboa Mist OC-27
Kendall Charcoal HC-166 Smoke 2122-40
Black Pepper 2130-40 Soft Fern 2144-40
Cloud White OC-130 Beau Green 2054-20 Metropolitan AF-690 Hale Navy HC-154
Head Over Heels AF-250 Kona AF-165
Decorator’s White OC-149 Pashmina AF-100
Hunter Green 2041-10
Emphasizing the calming role gray plays in society, the Color Trends 2019 color card illustrates how to capture the coveted feeling of restorative quietude in any setting. Elements include the blending of heathered grays and soft linens to create an enveloping haze in a living room; utilizing reflective metallic accents and easygoing neutrals to add a comforting factor to a sleek kitchen; and creating a dose of modest allure to an elegant entryway by coating the walls, doors and trim in a bold navy blue.
The richness and nuance demonstrated through the Color of the Year and Color Trends 2019 palette can only be achieved with Benjamin Moore products. Offering residential and commercial paints for any project, the Benjamin Moore portfolio includes Aura®, Aura® Bath & Spa, Regal® Select, Ultra Spec®, Natura® ben®, ADVANCE®, ARBORCOAT® and Aura® Grand Entrance®. All 3,500 Benjamin Moore colors are available in pint samples at local retailers along with Color Trends 2019 curated palette cards. Benjamin Moore products are exclusively found in UAE and GCC at dedicated Benjamin Moore stores.