January 8th, 2018

The key colors to emerge in 2018, suggest life balance, reflect our planetary concerns, and allow us to feel steady in unsettling times. These natural and soothing shades make us feel grounded, refreshed, and connected, uniting us through our love our nature. developed by CMG (Color Marketing Group) through international meetings with designers, artists, and marketers of consumer products.

Color Marketing Group's Key Colors for 2018

Here’s a list of the colors as described by CMG. 

Crisp and clean, Re-Value, from Latin America embraces a healthy green with blue roots. It is a considerate color that takes into account our love of the planet and our love of life. Watch it wash over automotive, interiors, fashion, and recreation.

Enjoy Life, from Asia Pacific, means what it says. Greet each moment with a yellow that intimates the first ray of morning’s light, pure and fresh. Expect this hue in fashion and home, or anyplace a sliver of color will add newness and light.

Gray advances with a new identity, Evolve, from North America is a warm, organic, stone-like color that acts as a grounding agent for other hues. It is urban, it is nature, and it defines both as an evolutionary hue. Standing at 50% black, it feels extremely balanced and is anticipated as a strong color for interior décor as well as fashion.

The metallic sparkle of Vapor, from Europe adds a dimension to this blue that creates duality. Existing between air and water, it becomes a color of life, refreshing and vital. With its special effect, it is ideal for automotive and personal electronics, but will also be found in fashion, as well as residential and commercial spaces.


If you are thinking about utilizing some of these colors in your next tile project, we have a few to choose from that would perfectly complement this watery and subdued palette.

Key Color Trends for 2018