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Color Of The Year 2022 Rolls In With The Breeze For AkzoNobel Coil Coatings

Columbus, OH - Architects, fabricators and coaters looking for on-trend coil and extrusion coatings to differentiate their projects are about to get a breath of fresh air. Bright Skies™, AkzoNobel’s Color of the Year 2022, is also available in coatings for metal used in building and construction.


After a spell of feeling shut in, people are craving expansion. Extensive global trend research conducted by a team of in-house paints and coatings color experts and international design professionals reveals that people want open air, connections to the great outdoors and a fresh approach to everything.

“Our customers trust us to understand what they need and to deliver it,” said Rob Haley, Color Trends Manager for AkzoNobel’s Industrial Coatings business. “Backed by centuries of experience and innovation, we know how to use our global scale to leverage the AkzoNobel color and design expertise across market segments. Color of the Year is a great example of how we do that.”

Customers can count on many options for a timeless aesthetic and long-lasting design. Together with the light and airy shade of Bright Skies, four complementary color palettes offer inspiration beyond the usual mainstream shades. The Studio palette offers soulful, warm and modern tones; the Salon palette embraces artful qualities; the Greenhouse palette revels in nature’s influence; and the Workshop palette creates flexibility in multifunctional spaces.

Highly trained color experts around the world make these colors for each customer in the correct product quality for the job at hand. They can also help customers find close-matching and on-tone colors in our standard assortment.

“Our high-quality coil and extrusion products from brands like AkzoNobel, POLYDURE®, CERAM-A-STAR® and TRINAR® are the best performing in the market,” said Haley. “They are widely specified and used for their excellent performance, durability, color and gloss retention.”

For more information about the Color of the Year 2022, visit AkzoNobel/ColourFutures and follow #CF22 on social media.

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years, and has manufactured high-performance coatings to meet the needs of the metal construction industry for over 50 years. They offer a complete portfolio of coil and extrusion coating solutions for residential, agricultural, and commercial applications.

AkzoNobel has always focused on giving its customers the best products possible, backed by rigorous testing and quality programs and by unmatched customer service. AkzoNobel coatings are optimally formulated to provide superior protection and durability as well as lasting color. These benefits are proven through many years of research, testing, and use. For more information, visit

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