Sky’s the Limit: AkzoNobel unveils 2022 Color of the Year, Bright Skies

Nashville, Tennessee ⁠— AkzoNobel unveiled its 2022 Color of the Year last month: Bright Skies, a sky-blue hue designed to inspire optimism in the company’s coatings and finishes.  “In 2022, Bright Skies will help us embrace new ideas and shape a new future,” said Heleen van Gent, creative director of AkzoNobel’s Global Aesthetic Centre. “The […]

Axalta names ‘Gallant Gray’ its Automotive Color of the Year

Axalta's Automotive Color of the Year for 2017 is 'Gallant Gray.'

Clinton Township, Michigan — January 8, 2017 — Axalta Coating Systems has announced its Automotive Color of the Year 2017 – Gallant Gray. A statement from the company says this luxurious colour is enhanced by blue and silver flakes that produce a unique sparkle effect and dark undertones that enrich the finish, adding sophistication. A […]

BASF launches Zyrilliant Color Series, reveals 2017 ‘Color of the Year’

BASF’s 2017 “Color of the Year” is Reflexion Nebula, shown here on a custom Nissan Skyline GT-R. According to BASF, the colour shifts from blue to gray, depending on your point of view.

Southfield, Michigan — November 7, 2016 — The 2016 SEMA Show has officially wrapped for another year, but not before BASF unveiled a new line of colours and announced its official 2017 “Color of the Year.” According to the company, the R-M Onyx HD and Diamont Zyrilliant Color Series is a collection of 108 colours […]