CLEVELAND — HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams recently revealed its 2022 Color Collection of the Year and a distinguished 2022 Color of the Year, created in partnership by the design experts at HGTV® and the paint company. The Softened Refuge Color Collection is composed of soft and simple tones inspired by peacefulness with a focus on balanced and meaningful colors that help facilitate tranquility.

Available exclusively at Lowe's stores nationwide and on, the designer-inspired Color Collection of the Year includes 10 complementary colors that are influenced by global lifestyle trends to create a reveal-worthy style that all HGTV fans desire. Influenced by our need to find respite from our day-to-day, Aleutian, the distinguished 2022 Color of the Year, is a washed indigo that helps create a space for refuge. The palette can easily be used to coordinate paint colors and décor to create a personal sanctuary anchored in design-forward trends.

"This palette is designed to simplify color selection for a perfectly coordinated home design. Color combinations within Softened Refuge Color Collection can easily be used to craft spaces that help promote positive physical and mental wellbeing," says Ashley Banbury, HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams Senior Color Designer. "The 2022 Color Collection of the Year exemplifies doing more with less, giving a sense of comfort and calmness with color."

2022 COLOR OF THE YEAR, ALEUTIAN (HGSW3355): This cool blue is grounded by the warmth of its red undertone, bridging the gap between the warm and cool tones people are bringing into the home. Aleutian is the foundation of the Color Collection of the Year, perfectly mingling with all colors within Softened Refuge.

2022 COLOR COLLECTION OF THE YEAR, SOFTENED REFUGE: This palette showcases how home design is fluid, flexible and approachable; simplicity and comfort are the key design actions in the home. This Color Collection is soft and natural, emphasizing that a home is a personal sanctuary. The combination of softened tones has been thoughtfully curated by design experts to be mixed and matched in any combination for a perfectly cohesive look.

  • Black Fox (HGSW3471)
  • Whole Wheat (HGSW2186)
  • Canvas Tan (HGSW4018)
  • Retreat (HGSW3283)
  • Perfect Greige (HGSW2475)
  • Stone Isle (HGSW1796)
  • Emerging Taupe (HGSW3035)
  • Aleutian (HGSW3355)
  • Slate Tile (HGSW1472)
  • Alabaster (HGSW4031)

The colors within the Softened Refuge Color Collection are available exclusively at Lowe's and on For more information on HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams 2022 Color Collection of the Year, visit