2016 Benjamin Moore Paint Colors of the Year – Part II Pastels and Neutrals

In part II of this series we present Benjamin Moore 2016 color in neutral and pastel tones. These shades are frequently selected because of their ability to pair with interior items in a variety of colors.

The paint colors below are soft, neutral and safe to use in any space without risking color clashing. In addition, these palettes promote a relaxing mood, simplicity and elegance.

Mascarpone – combines well with other neutrals, contrasts nicely with dark tones and offers radiant brightness to interior spaces


Ballet White – soft off-white neutral with characteristics similar to the paint color Mascarpone


Welmaraner – beautiful pastel neutral that offers subtle warmth


Gray Owl – delicate neutral in cool tones


Cream Puff – soft but bright pastel for a cheerful, glowing interior