Sherwin-Williams names 2021 Color of the Year

Paint and wood coatings specialist Sherwin-Williams has chosen Urbane Bronze as its 2021 Color of the Year, a theme the company said in a release inspires finding “sanctuary in any space for mindful reflection and renewal.”

Also called SW 7048, the color is part of the Sanctuary palette in the company’s 2021 Colormix Forecast, which aims to help influence and complement interior design trends in the year ahead.

“The home is now the ultimate retreat from the world, and color is an easy and effective way to create a personal haven,” said Sue Wadden, director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams. “Urbane Bronze encourages you to create a sanctuary space for mindful reflection and renewal.

“Urbane Bronze is a comforting color, drawing from nature for a feeling of relaxation and serenity.There’s also reassurance in its sentimentality, with nostalgic ties to the design of the 1970s and ‘90s, but with gray undertones that give it a distinctly modern twist.”

The company said that whether it is used as an accent or main color, Urbane Bronze is “the new neutral that can be used anywhere in the home, inside or out.”

Urbane Bronze is the company’s 11th color of the year. It Is

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Hooker Furniture marks 10th anniversary of Melange Collection

The Dallas chest, left, and Trobe stool are two new pieces in Hooker Furniture’s Melange Collection.

Hooker Furniture is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Melange Collection with 45 new pieces at the Oct. 13-21 High Point Market.

The globally inspired, eclectic collection of one-of-a-kind artistic accent pieces has been a top performer for the company, resulting in retail sales of more than $250 million dollars to date.

“Ten years ago we identified a niche in the marketplace for high-style accent pieces with luxurious looks at affordable price points,” said Tim O’Hare, senior vice president of merchandising and design for Hooker Furniture case goods. “The collection, which includes an eclectic assortment of accent pieces inspired by industry-leading consumer fashion, style and design trends – at affordable price points – has proven to resonate with consumers year after year, as it consistently ranks among our top performers, generating more than a quarter of a billion dollars in retail sales.

“Our retail and design trade partners appreciate the quality and distinctive looks the collection provides, along with the variety of styles available that can easily transition from traditional to contemporary settings,” he added. “With an assortment that can provide that ‘finishing