Benjamin Moore's 2021 Color of the Year is the Soothing Shade We Need Right Now

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It's been a few years since Millennial Pink became the color du jour, but it seems like it's high time for another shade to take over the reins of "it" hues.

A soft blue with hints of green by Benjamin Moore is the color that will usher us into a new year in style. The paint brand just revealed its choice for the 2021 Color of the Year: Aegean Teal, which is a beautifully muted jewel tone that can work in any home.

While considering options for Color of the Year, Benjamin Moore took into consideration the fact that 2021 directly follows a year that started this decade on a complicated note. The brand's color experts believe Aegean Teal is an ideal hue to help reset in the new year.

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They describe the shade as "intriguing, balanced, and deeply soothing," and note that it can help create "natural harmony" in the home.

And while the color is decidedly a statement, it also maintains elements of neutrality that make it a great alternative to beiges, off-whites, and grays. Aegean Teal is also soft enough that it can complement bolder shades that you may have present in your home's décor.