It’s described as a softened olive leaf green, pastoral and a little wild at heart:
via Green Smoke Farrow & Ball
I have been seeing quite a bit of this gray green paint color. Rich and earthy, don’t you think?
PPG had chosen Paradise Found as their 2016 color of the year. It’s a soothing gray-green with a hint of blue.
It is definitely a muddier color than the clean, bright hues we have been seeing.
Dee Schlotter, the spokesperson for PPG Brands, design and color marketers and makers of PPG Paints, says, “Green is restorative, rejuvenating and fresh. Being in nature brings an ease or a relaxation that’s almost immediate. Recreating that feeling in the home is very popular right now.”
Here is the same color with more saturation so is a bit darker:
Rich and earthy, don’t you think?:
“If you’re trying green for the first time, Lee Eiseman, head of the Eiseman Center for Color Information and Training near Seattle advises looking at the blue-greens. “They’re the most universally pleasant and least risky,” she says. “Particularly teals and deep turquoise.”
Do you think this moodier shade of green is catching on and becoming more popular? I actually really like it the more I see of it, (funny how that works!) What say you?