MONTVALE, N.J. - Benjamin Moore revealed Metropolitan AF-690 as its 2019 Color of the Year at an exclusive event in New York for interior designers, painting contractors and influencers. The color is a stylish gray with cool undertones. 
“Comforting, composed and effortlessly sophisticated, Metropolitan AF-690 exudes beauty and balance,” said Ellen O’Neill, Benjamin Moore Director of Strategic Design Intelligence. “It’s a color in the neutral spectrum that references a contemplative state of mind and design. Not arresting nor aggressive, this understated yet glamorous gray creates a soothing, impactful common ground.”
Benjamin Moore also unveiled its Color Trends 2019, a corresponding palette of 15 harmonious hues that further amplify the look and feel Metropolitan AF-690. Ranging from neutrals to pinks to rich blues and greens, the Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2019 palette features:
Putnam Ivory HC-39
Balboa Mist OC-27
Kendall Charcoal HC-166
Smoke 2122-40
Black Pepper 2130-40
Soft Fern 2144-40
Cloud White OC-130
Beau Green 2054-20
Metropolitan AF-690
Hale Navy HC-154
Head Over Heels AF-250
Kona AF-165
Decorator's White OC-149
Pashmina AF-100
Hunter Green 2041-10
Learn more about the Benjamin Moore Color of the Year and Color Trends 2019 palette at

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