We Tried Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Paint Color of the Year

Aegean Teal caught the attention of our team here at Family Handyman. Here's why we love it.

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Benjamin Moore is going green with its 2021 Color of the Year. Described as “a blend of blue-green and gray, Aegean Teal is an intriguing midtone that creates natural harmony.” It invites you to take a moment to reflect and reset.

Aegean Teal caught the attention of our team here at Family Handyman. Of the twelve colors in Benjamin Moore’s Color Trends 2021 Palette, we love this color for its radiant warmth and at-home feel. It pairs well with natural tones such as hardwood floors and butcher-block countertops. It also goes well with another hue from the 2021 Color Trend Palette, Chestertown Buff. Aegean Teal is perfect in any room, or for just a splash of color on an accent wall.

One of Benjamin Moore’s greenest paints is Natura Waterborne Interior Paint. With zero VOCs, it’s scientifically proven to have reduced levels of allergens and irritants. Natura is certified asthma and allergy friendly from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Pick it up for $68.99 a gallon at one of your local Benjamin Moore Outlet Stores.


Joe Cruz
Joe Cruz is a contributing editor for Family Handyman Magazine, creating DIY how-to & home improvement projects for both digital and print. Joe started woodworking at an early age, finding himself in carpentry jobs such as building and remodeling houses, woodworking jobs such as custom cabinetry and kitchen installation, and artisan positions involving props work for theaters and artful exhibit building for national museums. Although Joe is also a fine furniture maker, his real passions are music and woodturning, with original compositions on streaming platforms and woodturnings featured in various art shows and galleries.