Dulux Colour of the Year 2022 Bright Skies TM

Every year, Dulux colour experts translate global design trends into the new Colour of the Year. The shade for 2022 is Bright Skies TM. It’s a shade that breathes new life into any space, its airy and has a fresh tone that opens up.

Find out how you can use this to transformative shade, plus its four complementary colour palettes to reinvent your home. 


Dulux go through a process when selecting Colour of the Year 2022, they gather a panel of international design experts to help understand the mood of the moment and share insights into the colour trends that will share the way we all love. Colour experts then get to work choosing the best colour to reflect those findings, a shade that will feel just right for our homes for years to come.

This year the colour trends discussed were

  • Expanding the role of the home
  • How nature is essential to our lives
  • How the arts can bring us comfort and inspiration
  • How important it is to embrace new voices and ideas for a brighter future

The discussion points led to key themes open skies and a breath of fresh air.

Bright Skies TM is a light, airy and optimistic blue that’s good for the soul. It promises to open up and revitalise your home. Dulux have also created four easy-to-use colour palette so your can refresh your homes with different colour combinations.

Here are the four ideas for you to try in your home:

Create a fun and multi-functional space with Bright Skies TM and its Workshop colours. 


You may have to constantly reinvent your living room lately switching from social hub to home office, or kids classroom and you need a colour scheme to keep up.

Pair Bright Skies TM with vibrant and joyful colours of paint found within the workshop palette. Take your pick from colour combinations of light, uplifting tones and crate an inspirational backdrop for any activity.

The Workshop colours are:


Bright Skies TM, Healing Spice, Rose Canopy, Golden Cookie

HoM Mosaics to Match


Geo Blush £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre, Porto £13.99 per tile, £153.89 per square metre, Ibiza 14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Geo Moroccan Bright £14.99 per title, £164. 89 per square metre

Bring the outside in with fresh natural of the Greenhouse Palette 


Within the Greenhouse Palette, you’ll discover the trend-led greens and blues that can complement Dulux’s colour of the year 2022, Bright Skies TM to bring the positive effects of nature into your home.

These light, fresh naturals beautifully complement your surrounding especially in a rural location. In an urban space they can make you feel in touch with the natural world.

Which colours to use:


Moon Cloud, Bright Skies, River Valley, Denium Drift 

HoM Mosaics to match 


Gatsby £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Brixton £5 per tile, £55 per square metre, Monocrackle £13.99 per tile, £153.89 per square metre 

Escape the everyday with Bright Skies TM and its soft and airy studio colours 


The Dulux colour of the Year, Bright Skies TM and its studio colours are the colours to choose if you want to create a soothing space where you can recharge and feel inspired. The colour combination creates a soft and airy space as well as creating a comfortable and consoling feeling.

Which Colours to use?


Bright Skies, Restful Slumber, Birch Root

HoM Mosaics to match 


Chelsea £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre, Gatsby £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square, Petrol Marble Mix £12.99 per tile, £142.89 per square metre

Experiment with Salon colours to create an open space that’s ready for anything 


The Salon palettes are a combination of soft whites and light neutrals helps create a home where you feel safe and comfortable to embrace new ideas. When paired with Colour of the Year, Bright Skies TM they create a home that’s ready for anything.

Which Colours to use;


Bright Skies, Rubble Road, Cliff Walk

HoM Mosaics to match 


Lisbon £13.99 per tile, £153.89 per square metre, Antwerp £12.99 per tile £142.89 per square metre, Gatsby £14.99 per tile, £164.89 per square metre

With thanks to Dulux 

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