CLEVELAND (2/5/18) – From the design experts at HGTV and the paint company pros trust, HGTV Home® by Sherwin-Williams announces its 2018 Color Collections of the Year and distinguished Color of the Year. Available exclusively at Lowe's, these four designer-inspired HGTV Home® by Sherwin-Williams Color Collections are unique additions to the existing Color Collections, and include palettes of eight colors that work together in any combination.

Find the Color Collection that fits your style with our four stories of Next Journey, Individual Mix, Future Thinker and Thoughtful Living. Each Color Collection gives homeowners complete confidence to bring their vision to life and complete their projects inspired by HGTV, with a coordinated look that flows seamlessly room to room. These Color Collections of the Year encourage homeowners to paint more boldly, using colors they may never have considered, knowing that the palettes are carefully selected to work together in any combination and designed to bring color harmony into the home.                                                                                                 

Each Color Collection of the Year palette has a story of its own and includes eight curated colors designed to be mixed and matched to make Room-to-Room Harmony effortless," said Ashley Banbury, Senior Color Designer at HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams. "The 2018 Color of the Year, Honeycomb, was inspired by the exploration of new worlds. It is an energetic hue that can be combined with other bold shades found in all the trending Color Collections to liven up any space."

"Bright, bold and beautiful, Honeycomb represents an optimistic sensibility that enlivens any space with a powerful pop of sunshine," said Nancy Fire, HGTV Home Design Director. "Used as a connector throughout the home or as an accent shade, Honeycomb brings warmth and style to any room."

Here are the four trending 2018 Color Collections of the Year and the paint colors that articulate each trend:

  • NEXT JOURNEY: Explore new places with this otherworldly Color Collection inspired by rare earths, the night sky, and places unknown.

This palette includes Divine White (SW6105), Spiced Cider (SW7702), Riverway (SW6222), Comfort Gray (SW6205), Blue Nile (SW6776), Noteable Hue (SW6521), Salty Dog (SW9177) and Mink (SW6004).

  • INDIVIDUAL MIX: Break boundaries and express your true self with this inspiring Color Collection made to bring out your individuality.

This palette includes Parakeet (SW6711), Robust Orange (SW6628), Netsuke (SW6134), Antique Red (SW7587), Cerise (SW6580), Antique White (SW6119), Balanced Beige (SW7037) and Sealskin (SW7675).

  • FUTURE THINKER: Inspired by the latest in technology, these bold colors are designed to stimulate the senses.

This palette includes Something Blue (SW6800), Capri (SW6788), Framboise (SW6566), Jay Blue (SW6797), Honeycomb* (SW6375, *Color of the Year), Garden Spot (SW6432), Domino (SW6989) and Show Stopper (SW7588).

  • HONEYCOMB (SW6375) 2018 COLOR OF THE YEAR: A rich golden yellow that brings rays of sunshine and radiates warmth and comfort to liven up any space. Honeycomb works well in combination with all colors found in the trending Color Collections of the Year.
  • THOUGHTFUL LIVING: Retreat to a place of calm and tranquility with this soft and airy Color Collection inspired by cozy simplicity.

This palette includes Georgian Bay (SW6509), Totally Tan (SW6115), Greek Villa (SW7551), Fired Brick (SW6335), Charming Pink (SW6309), Snowbound (SW7004), Grayish (SW6001) and Adaptive Shade (SW7053).          

About Sherwin-Williams

Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is the global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. The company manufactures products under well-known brands such as Sherwin-Williams®, HGTV Home® by Sherwin-Williams, Dutch Boy®, Krylon®, Minwax® Purdy® Thompson's® Water Seal®, Cabot® and many more. With global headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, Sherwin-Williams® branded products are sold exclusively through a chain of more than 4,100 company-operated stores and facilities, while the company's other brands are sold through leading mass merchandisers, home centers, independent paint dealers, hardware stores, automotive retailers, and industrial distributors.

The Sherwin-Williams Performance Coatings Group supplies a broad range of highly-engineered solutions for the construction, industrial, packaging and transportation markets in more than 115 countries around the world. The combined company (S-W & Valspar) generated pro forma 2016 revenues of $15.8 billion and employs approximately 60,000 associates worldwide. It has a prominent market position in architectural paint in North America, South America, China, Australia and the UK. In industrial coatings, the combined company is a global market leader in packaging coatings, coil coatings, general industrial coatings and industrial wood coatings. Sherwin-Williams shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: SHW). For more information, visit

About HGTV

HGTV delivers families with relatable stories, superstar real estate and renovation experts and amazing home transformations that inspire a passionate audience. For anyone seeking entertaining and aspirational home and lifestyle content, HGTV is the place to be. HGTV offers: a top 10 cable network that is distributed to 79 million U.S. households; a website,, that attracts an average of 9.9 million people each month; a social footprint of 27 million; HGTV Magazine, a monthly publication that reaches more than one million readers; and exclusive collections of home-oriented products through the HGTV Home® consumer products line. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through FacebookTwitterPinterestInstagram and TikTok. HGTV is owned by Discovery, Inc., a global leader in real life entertainment spanning 220 countries and territories, whose portfolio also includes Discovery Channel, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia Network, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.