Color Series: Redend Point

Redend Point SW 9081REDEND POINT has the distinguished honor of being named the Sherwin Williams color of the year for 2023. Sherwin Williams invites you to “Embrace a spirit of connection with the world around us with this soulful-yet-subtle hue.” It is described as “minimal, calming, and intriguing.” It can soften a space and has a coordinating palette of “warm, earthy hues” for pairing.

Architectural Digest, in describing this color of the year, says that “Standing apart from the comparative coolness of Evergreen Fog, Urbane Bronze, and Naval— Sherwin-Williams’s three prior colors of the year—Redend Point speaks to the gradual warming of neutrals in the 2020s after a decade defined by taupes and grays.” Designers are declaring that this shift is welcome, refreshing, and here to stay.

There are many ways to incorporate Redend Point in to your kitchen design. It can become an alternate neutral option, replacing traditional beiges and tans. It pairs as an unexpected pop of color when used with a crisp white. It can say vintage, modern, mid-century, or southwest. And, if you are considering a whole house refresh, this color can go well beyond your kitchen with ease.

Muted Palate

Redend Point acts as an anchor for a muted, earthy palette. Consider pairing it with cabinets painted with Foothills SW 7514, which is a soft, rich medium brown, or go with cabinets in Toile Red SW 0006, a muted red which adds a natural brick feeling to the color scheme.  Consider flipping the script, and use Redend Point as your cabinet color and Pure White SW 7005, Cool Beige SW 9086 or Malted Milk  SW 6057.

Wood and Metal

Redend Point is a natural fit with wood tones, natural textiles, and metal accents. Sherwin Williams has partnered with Etsy to create a “curated selection of home accents, accessories, and more” that make it easy to bring this color to life with the perfect reclaimed wood kitchen table, rattan basket light, or any of the offered dining essentials. You can just as easily go rustic as mid-century modern with this blushing pink. demonstrates the versatility with 9 Design Ideas For Decorating With Sherwin Williams’ Color Of The Year.

Bohemian Vibe

Redend Point has an almost vintage, bohemian appeal and familiarity to it. Create your Bohemian color palette by pairing it with colors from the Sherwin Williams Boho Chic Color Collection. It is the soft color that you need to make patterned tiles and rugs pop. It will showcase distressed cabinets or furniture. has 10 Best Bohemian Kitchen Décor Ideas to help you visualize Redend Point in your Boho kitchen.

Southwest Refresh

Mandi says “Redend Point is like capturing the soul of Southern Utah in a paint color. When I found out what the color was, I was like, this is familiar! It’s so similar to the natural color of the adobe in the Merc!” in her Vintage Revivals blog on this Sherwin Williams 2023 color of the year. Forget those kitschy cactus images that may be popping in to your head and picture the sophistication of a Palm Springs bungalow or the soothing ambiance of Sedona at sunset. It pairs with clean desert architecture and earthy clay pots, warm terra cotta tiles, and warm wood cabinets and exposed beams.

The blushing, beige-under toned pink of Redend Point may not be a traditional color now but it is on course to establish itself as one in the years to com. There are so many ways to use this soon to be classic in your kitchen and throughout your home.

The design experts at Kitchens Redefined know how to make this color of the year compliment any kitchen design option.  Contact us today!