The Right Colors for Every Job: The 2023 Commercial Colormix® Forecast

Use the six palettes of the 2023 Sherwin-Williams Commercial Colormix® Forecast to help your customers in the color selection process.

These palettes have been selected by the company’s color experts using the latest paint color trends for hospitality, healthcare, education and commercial jobs, plus new residential and multi-family properties.


The 2023 Commercial palette has a casual and earthy vibe to welcome employees back to the office, with an eye toward fostering worker interactions in an upbeat atmosphere.

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The 2023 Hospitality palette offers deeply saturated hues to set the ideal backdrop for emerging trends in travel like ecotourism and edu-travel.

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The shades of the 2023 Healthcare palette were selected to create pleasant and therapeutic environments that enhance the patient and caregiver experience.

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The Education palette shows how spirited colors can be used to create holistic surroundings that help students feel engaged, valued and motivated and reach their full potential.

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Welcoming colors and warm tones define the 2023 Multi-Family palette with the goal of helping residents feel at home in multi-functional spaces while promoting relaxation, focus and comfort.

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New residential

Floor plans for residences have undergone an evolution to include not only remote work areas, but designated spaces for multifunctional use. The 2023 New Residential palette helps create uplifting places to relax, recharge and entertain.

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