These 20 Color Trends Are Dominating 2017

A dramatic purple will pop in the dining room.

According to our stable of interior experts, these are the MVPs so far this year. Pick up a paint brush — you'll want these modern hues in your home ASAP.

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Benjamin Moore
Caliente

"Strong, radiant and full of energy, Caliente AF-290 is total confidence. It is pleasing, passionate and makes people feel special, like 'red carpet treatment,'" said Ellen O'Neill, Benjamin Moore Director of Strategic Design Intelligence.

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Sherwin-Williams
Oceanside

"People today have a growing sense of adventure, and it's making its way into even the coziest corners of our homes," says Sue Wadden, director of color marketing at Sherwin-Williams. "Oceanside is the color of wanderlust right in our own homes."

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Maura Mcevoy
Dark Plum

Another color that proves bold is back is this dramatic purple, according to designer . "You'll see this tone showcased everywhere from kitchen cabinets to foyers," he says. Designer Pat Healing opted to use this shade to create a statement on this New York dining room door.

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Michael J. Lee
Windsor Pink

Dubbed "millennial pink" by , the peach-salmon hybrid refuses to go away. "Not too juvenile or too twee or too sweet, it acts like a neutral," says designer Lisa Tharp.

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David Duncan Livingston
Salsa Dancing

Pantone named "Autumn Maple" as one of its top shades for (surprise, surprise) autumn, but the fall hue looks fresh year-round. A similar burnt orange spices up this kitchen by Melanie Coddington.

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Throw blanket ($33, ), upholstered bench ($143, ), frying pan ($170, )

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LUKE WHITE
Chinoiserie Red

Designer says "serious shades" are going to rule the design world this year. "Strongly hued colors, like exotic chinoiserie red, give homes a sense of impactful design," he says. As proven by the book shelves in this living room by designer Marshall Watson.

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Courtyard Green

Deep emerald isn't going anywhere. "This bluegrass green is on the floors of Monticello — and at my 1688 country home," says designer Jeffrey Bilhuber. "It's a color steeped in history, but also of the moment. To me, that's perfection."

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kitchen of the year banquette
Trevor Tondro
Oval Room Blue

The presidential election may be over, but the Oval Room can inspire change in more ways than one. "I call this blue my miracle worker — nothing bests it if you need fast drama," says designer Lauren McGrath. No wonder this shade looks right at home in our kitchen of the year.

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deep teal
David Tsay
Deep Turquoise

Bilotto predicts moodier tones will make a serious mark in living rooms and bedroom spaces this year, as showcased on the wallpaper of this Moroccan-inspired lounge by designer Justina Blakeney.

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Jonny Valiant
Greenery

Pantone's color of the year brings to mind the outdoors, but it works inside too. For a high-impact entry, designer Christina Murphy Pisa turned to a similar shade. "This acidic apple green, which is sophisticated but not too serious, nails it," she says.

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John Cole
Black Chiffon

Black built-ins are popping up everywhere lately, like in this study by Carmel Greer. "This gray-black reminds me of shadows — for me, that's a good thing," she says. "With the gold overhead light and leather chair, it's tailored and masculine, not cave-like."

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Manolo Langis
Stone White

If sunlight is hard to come by, fake it via paint color. "Not every room can have a dozen windows. When there's only one, like in the dining room of this Spanish-style home, you have to emphasize it," says designer Christine Markatos Lowe.

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Eric Piasecki
Olive

If your style is more traditional, olive green might be the right move. "Often the initial reaction is that it's dark, maybe even a little dingy," says Gideon Mendelson. "But don't underestimate it! It has a sophistication that's ideal for millwork and trim, which I took advantage of in a library."

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Benjamin Moore
Shadow

Benjamin Moore's Color of the Year feels like a total 180 from last year's pick, Simply White. But plum is more adaptable than you think. "Its ability to create a layered, intimate room is almost magical," designer Elena Frampton says. "You can bring out its luxe side with gold tones, be bold and partner it with orange or soften it with creams."

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Ngoc Minh Ngo
Inner Glow

Sunny rooms are trending again. "Yellows, from pale butters to dark mustard, are cropping up everywhere," says Stephanie Piece, MasterBrand Cabinets' director of design and trends. Carry it from the walls to the furniture, like this suburban kitchen by Lindsey Coral Harper.

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