sherwin williams popular gray color trend 2017
Sarah Beige Settee by Safavieh | Wood Grain Texture Wallpaper in Taupe from American Wallpaper & Design | Piera Drop-Waist Dress by Ulla Johnson

Hello everybody, Bobbi here with a brand new color trend to show you. This one can appear quite mundane on the surface but really is quite gorgeous. It’s a light taupe gray color called ‘Popular Gray’ by Sherwin Williams. They’ve included it in their Colormix color forecast this year and I can see why it’s such a popular color. It works well as the primary color in a design but also as an accent and it’s neutral enough to go with lots of different looks. In fact, I found many inspirational designs featuring ‘Popular Gray’. Let’s have a look.

These ‘Popular Gray’ toned lounge chairs add a touch of softness to a white living room design…

white living room with light taupe chairs
Living Room Photo by Jasmine Star

Taupe gray toned wood floors is a great way to introduce this color to your interior. It contrasts beautifully with dark navy blue walls…

mid-century modern living room with light taupe floors
Living Area Photo by Jasmine Star

Here’s a heavenly look. Combine a pale gray wall color with white accents and a wood flooring with ‘Popular Gray’ undertones…

pale gray bedroom with light taupe wood floors
Bedroom Photo by Jasmine Star

This stone gray color adds a sophisticated touch to this lounge area. I love how the designer combined it with black accents for a little contrast…

lounge interior with light taupe upholstered booth seat
Interior Photo by Line Klein for Domino

The color palette in this kitchen is beautiful! It’s a great combo to soften up the very hard lines of the design. The light taupe gray floors are just lovely…

dark teal nordic style kitchen with light taupe wood floors
Kitchen by Garde Hvalso

What a beautiful dress! The ‘Popular Gray’ color is perfect for this design and the pop of black accent with the shoes is perfect…

light taupe tunic dress
Piera Drop-Waist Dress by Ulla Johnson

‘Popular Gray’ is a great choice for wall color. It works wonderfully as a neutral backdrop to make your accent pieces ‘pop’…

living room with light taupe walls
Interior Photo by Julia Contacessi

Try adding a lacquered piece in this warm gray color. Beautiful!

light taupe lacquer console table
Sutton Taupe Lacquer Console by Safavieh

Here’s another shot of that Nordic style kitchen. I’m still loving the color palette and material combo. And those cabinets are out of this world!

dark teal kitchen with light taupe wood floors
Kitchen by Garde Hvalso

Combine ‘Popular Gray’ with pale blush and light grays for a soft, pretty look. This cheese wedding cake tower is such a great idea!

cheese wedding cake tower
Amethyst Cheese Wedding Cake Tower by The Courtyard Dairy

‘Popular Gray’ and burnt orange are another fun combo…

light taupe bedroom with burnt orange accent
Bedroom by Holly A. Kopman Interior Design | Photo by Arrowood Photography

Here’s an example of an interior using mostly ‘Popular Gray’ tones with a few accents in natural woods and grays. Such an inviting space!

light taupe kitchen with wicker chairs
Kitchen by The Address Company

For a sophisticated look, add black and white accents to a light taupe gray room with just a small pop of green accents. Now, this is my kind of look!

light taupe hallway with black and white accents
Interior Photo by Marek Sikora Photography

The layers of taupe grays in this family room create a very soothing living space. I love it!

light taupe family room interior
Family Room by The Address Company

This warm stone gray color makes a lovely upholstery color in gray rooms. Add some color pop with a golden yellow throw…

light taupe sofa with golden yellow accent
Sarah Beige Settee by Safavieh

Create a soothing bathroom oasis with ‘Popular Gray’ toned finishes and a white freestanding tub. So nice!

light taupe bathroom with white modern freestanding tub
Bathroom by Design Dot

Going with ‘Popular Gray’ tones in your floor finishes is a great idea if you like to switch up your accent colors. This color seems to go with everything!

light taupe flooring in gray room
Handmade Cambridge Grey/Taupe Wool Rug by Safavieh

Shop this color (some cool things I found on the web)…

sherwin williams popular gray product roundup

1.Aria Modern Chair | 2. Rochefort Counter Stool | 3. Hightower Rug | 4. Taupe Wood Wallpaper | 5. Lattice Linen Pillow | 6. Damien Wool Scarf | 7. Oblong Pillow | 8. Liv Arm Chair | 9. Lawry Rug | 10. Wool Throw | 11. San Martin Chair | 12. Parson Chair | 13. MS International Tile | 14. Armen Living Chair | 15. Diamond Platinum Rug | 16. Wesley Table Lamp | 17. Retro Dininig Chair | 18. Molino Table Lamp | 19. Magazine Rack | 20. Shimmering Pillows | 21. Chenille Throw | 22. Beige Settee | 23. Mushroom Tufted Chair | 24. Ponzi Taupe Ottoman | 25. Patrice Ottoman | 26. Linen Pillow | 27. Westchester Rug | 28. Wood Grain Wallpaper | 29. Terrence Cocktail Ottoman | 30. Animal Print Rug | 31. Patina Rug | 32. Diamond Pillow | 33. Slipcover Bar Stool

Would you like to see more of this color trend? You’re in luck! I put together a ‘Popular Gray’ Pinterest board just for you…

Some colors similar to ‘Popular Gray’ that you might like…

Some designs featuring ‘Popular Gray’ you might like…


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