Sherwin-Williams Poised Taupe: Favored Color In 2017 – Poised Taupe is cool gray color as a neutral, but also brings in the warmth of brown, taking a color to an entirely new level. Not cool or warm, nor gray or brown, Poised Taupe is a weathered, woodsy neutral bringing a sense of coziness and harmony that people are seeking. Poised Taupe gives a feeling of coziness to the latest home decor trends.
Poised Taupe can work perfectly with wooden floors and structures with white trimmings to give off traditional and inviting vibrations. Look for it on living room walls, and wood furniture.
A several key colors emerge in combination with Poised Taupe:
Cornflower Hues: Faded indigo and lighter cornflower hues pair with modern white and Poised Taupe for a charming palette, reminiscent of the French countryside.
Organic Re-Imagined: Vegetal green, citrus green, weathered bronze and mustard yellow pair with Poised Taupe to create a contemporary organic palette — re-imagined for the modern home design.
Vintage Pastels: Pastels take on a vintage vibe with dusty ink, amber, Poised Taupe, sage and oxidized yellow.
Wine & Taupe: Deep wine, purple and Poised Taupe bring warmth to the dark tones popular in 2017. Silvery grey and intense teal provide balance and drama to this rich, mysterious palette.
Eroded: Red and coral are vibrant and ore rich when combined with Poised Taupe and dusky rose. There is a natural feel to this palette, reminiscent of silt, clay and red stained bedrock.
Yellow POP: Yellow takes bold direction when paired with black, white, Poised Taupe and deep teal for a super graphic look.
Sue Wadden, the director of color marketing for Sherwin-Williams, commented on the Today Show: “It’s like gray and brown had a baby.”