The following is an extract from the announcement made by Valspar Corporation on 18th October 2016:
"The color experts at Valspar, the nation's most widely distributed paint brand, have curated a collection of 12 essential colors to help consumers choose the perfect paint for revitalizing their homes in the coming year. The 2017 Valspar Colors of the Year are fresh yet familiar and inspired by a range of lifestyle influences from culture, fashion, design, nature and technology. The dozen 'it' hues reflect key prevailing trends: sustainable and simplistic living, spirituality and self-improvement"
Please note: the names of the colours featured have been released by Valspar Corporation in the United States. Colour names and shades may vary slightly once they become available through Australian stockists.