2022 Paint Colour & Design Trends

2022 Dulux Paint Colour of The Year: Olive Sprig

Discover our Dulux 2022 Paint Colour Palettes to stay up to date on this year's hottest paint trends.

Dulux Olive Sprig

Dulux 2022 Colour of the Year: Olive Sprig

Olive Sprig DLX1125-4 is a relaxed but enticing green that emulates the feeling of soothing aloe vera or a fragrant plant – brightening any space with organic liveliness. A versatile paint colour that lives well inside or outside, Olive Sprig blends in with nearly any environment.


Dulux Olive Sprig living room wall

TRENDING TIPS: Sanctuary with Sophistication

Elegant, grounded, versatile and highly-adaptable, the grey-green colour represents regrowth, mimicking nature’s resiliency. Olive Sprig can help create a sanctuary in a bedroom, or pairs beautifully with brass accents and wood tones on an island or lower kitchen cabinets.

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2022 Colour Trends: Three Signature Palettes

2022 Dulux Paint Colour Trends: Paint Colour Palettes

Under the theme Horizon, which represents our current state of hope, reflection and new beginnings, our colour experts identified three colour stories that will resonate for homeowners and professional painters in 2022: Introspective, Inspired and Invaluable.


2022 Dulux Paint Colour Trends: Introspective Palette

2022 Paint Colour Trend: Introspective
Refresh and Renew 

The Introspective colour story is for those that prioritize self-care and appreciate life's simple pleasures.

Lotus Petal, Pine Whisper, Lucky, Carrot Cake, Tea Time, Edamame, Imagine, Burnt Red, Dresden Dream, Magic Wand, Silver Service, Yellow Coneflower

Dulux Tea Time living room wall


2022 PAINT COLOUR TRENDS: Serene Spaces

This palette takes on a warmer, lived-in quality that has a calming and restorative effect. Enhance your space by using off-whites and natural neutrals.



Silver Service, Tea Time, Lotus Petal

Dulux Yellow Coneflower kitchen wall]


2022 PAINT COLOUR TRENDS: Simplicity and Peace

These hues are perfect for the private, yet soulful person looking to create an ethereal bedroom retreat or add a hint of colour to an otherwise neutral-toned kitchen.


Yellow Coneflower, Carrot Cake, Lucky

2022 Dulux Paint Colour Trends: Inspired Palette

2022 Paint Colour Trend: Inspired
Joyfully Refreshing

These mood-boosting shades are sure to turn up the volume in any space and add an optimistic jolt of energy in the home.

Atrium White, Chilled Mint, Lettuce Alone, Isle Royale, Blue Odyssey, Aloha, River Rouge, Mirabella, Calypso Berry, Paris Pink, Coral Silk, Crushed Pineapple


Dulux Lettuce Alone living room wall


These colours offer liveliness for those areas that you want to make a statement, like a front door or playroom that needs that pop of colour!


Lettuce Alone, Mirabella, Calypso Berry

Dulux Isle Royale kitchen wall


A vibrant blue is sure to turn heads. It feels the space with energy and cheer. 



Isle Royale, Chilled Mint, Atrium White

2022 Dulux Paint Colour Trends: Invaluable Palette

2022 Paint Colour Trend: Invaluable
Grounded in Tradition 

Refined darks are critical in this colour story, enhancing the composition of highs and lows inspired by glamorous, artistic interiors, where historical references are carefully layered.

Onyx, Gooseberry, Castle Stone, Blue Bayberry, Ancient Copper, Vining Ivy, Intrigue, Antiquity, Stone Gray, Winter’s Breath, Candlelit Beige, Ancestral


Dulux Bayberry Blue dining room wall


Drawing Gatsby-esque inspiration from the past to create the go-to glamourous palette of the present, this colour story is not afraid to be bold



Blue Bayberry, Antiquity, Ancestral


Dulux Ancient Copper bathroom wall


2022 PAINT COLOUR TRENDS: Depth and Warmth 

This palette culminates a rich library of cultural references to imagine its perfect place in today's world. Pair these colours with rich, dark woods and brass accents to really turn up the drama.




Ancient Copper, Candlelit Beige, Intrigue

Now trending: quicker, better, smarter tips.

With a jump on our Dulux 2022 colour and decor trends, now you’re ready to get painting and staining!

But just how-to do that?

Simple. These painting tips will change your life. No, really.

Plus, we’ve got all the tips and advice you’ll need to pick beautiful paint colours for your home, in our colour inspiration room gallery.

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