Caliente Colour of the Year 2018 from Benjamin Moore



Dining room setting with MID CENTURY CHAIRS AND RUSTIC DINING TABLE while the walls are painted red. Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence. Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69

A warm, enveloping hue and seductive tone, leading North American paint brand Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence. Following a year-long research journey taking inspiration from the arts, design, architecture, pop culture, fashion, home furnishings and more, the Benjamin Moore Colour & Design team discovered an emergence of red hues, embodying the change, strength, confidence and vitality that permeates cultural movements around the world.


Red dining room decor with mid century tulip table and wooden chairs. Double french doors leading to a garden. Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence. Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69

Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69


Red dining room decor with mid century tulip table and wooden chairs. Double french doors leading to a garden. Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence. Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69

Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69


Dining room setting with MID CENTURY CHAIRS AND RUSTIC DINING TABLE while the walls are painted red. Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence. Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69

Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69


The ultimate guide to decorating with Caliente red. Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence. Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69

Red door leading to open plan kitchen dining area with mid century vibes, slated floor and red EAMES chairs, mint green wall. Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence. Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69

How to decorate your bedroom with red and crisp white for a modern look even nautical - this could be in the Hamptons! Grey door and window bench sitting. Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence. Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69

Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Alcove & Ceiling colour - White Opulence OC-69


How to decorate your bedroom with red and crisp white for a modern look even nautical - this could be in the Hamptons! 4 poster bed and artwork. Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence. Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69

Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Alcove & Ceiling colour - White Opulence OC-69


How to decorate your bedroom with red and crisp white for a modern look even nautical - this could be in the Hamptons! 4 poster bed and artwork. Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence. Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Trim & Door colour - White Opulence OC-69 Grey door and window bench sitting

Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Alcove & Ceiling colour - White Opulence OC-69



Wall colour - Caliente AF-290, Alcove & Ceiling colour - White Opulence OC-69

Red door against crisp white board walls and a staircase painted in grey - this is so classy and loving the cowhide rug that modernises the whole look! Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence.

Alongside the Colour of the Year, Benjamin Moore has also unveiled its 2018 Trends palette, a curated collection of 23 highly influential hues that enliven any room by adding depth and energy. The palette incorporates a full spectrum of reds, from hints of blush to deep oxbloods, while ensuring seamless pairings with a carefully selected range of whites, neutrals, and complementary bold hues.



Bathroom decor with free standing bathtub and red white striped curtains. This is not completely modern, it is traditional. Interiors tips and ideas for a guest bathroom. Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence.

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Kitchen decor with red Eames chairs and Tolomeo wall light Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence.

Mid century coffee table and wall art and rice paper lighting fixture, cowhide rug on the floor. Benjamin Moore has revealed Caliente AF-290 as its highly anticipated Colour of the Year 2018. Unveiled alongside a corresponding palette consisting of 22 enlivening hues, this vibrant and charismatic shade of red is a bold yet soothing contemporary colour that oozes confidence.

This is the perfect setting for a guest bedroom, with a lovely red white throw on the bed and mint green or sage walls. Mid century feels, loving it.

Underpinning all of the fantastic Benjamin Moore product lines is the proprietary Gennex® Waterborne colourant technology.

All Benjamin Moore paints are custom mixed, giving customers access to an unrivalled palette of colours. Gennex® colourants fortify the paint to enhance colour durability for a long lasting and resilient finish.

Benjamin Moore products are distributed exclusively in the UK by Shaw Paints Ltd. Established in May 2015 by founder Craig Shaw, Shaw Paints Ltd. shares the vision and values of Benjamin Moore and wishes to extend the company’s industry leading brands, products and services to become the clear benchmark for colour and quality in the UK.

To find out more about these paint colours visit Benjamin Moore UK.

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