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Benjamin Moore, North America’s favourite paint, colour and coatings brand, today announced its highly anticipated 2016 Colour of the Year – Simply White OC-117. The company also unveiled Colour Trends 2016, a corresponding palette of 23 colours to illustrate how white works within the colour spectrum.


“The colour white is transcendent, powerful and polarizing – it is either taken for granted or obsessed over,” said Ellen O’Neill, Benjamin Moore Creative Director. “White is not just a design trend, it is a design essential. The popularity of white, the necessity of white, the mystique of white is quantifiable in our industry. Of the top ten best-selling Benjamin Moore colours, variants of white occupy five spots. It was inevitable that we would ultimately recognize white as our Colour of the Year.”


The Benjamin Moore Colour Studio forecasts colour trends after a year of research attending major industry shows around the world, while also taking cues from standouts in architecture, fashion, textiles, home furnishings and the arts. White transcends style, and is seen in traditional, transitional and modern interiors. The colour also presents attractive exterior looks for the home, from colonial to contemporary and virtually everything in between.


The Colour Studio arrived at Simply White OC-117 after careful review of the company’s more than 250 white selections. According to the Colour Studio, it was the most neutral, level and constant in the various light sources used in today’s design environments. The 23 colours of the Colour Trends 2016 palette include the following:


Paper White OC-55

Ice Mist OC-67

Mascarpone AF-20

Ballet White OC-9

White Heaven 2068-70

Morning Sky Blue 2053-70

Gray Owl OC-52

Lemonade 2024-60

Cream Puff 2174-70

Enchanted 2070-50

White Satin 2067-70

Kittery Point Green HC-119

Banana Yellow 2022-40

Ravishing Red 2008-10

Gentle Violet 2071-20

Luxe AF-580

Blue Echo AF-505

Weimaraner AF-155

Royal Flush 2076-20

Patriot Blue 2064-20

Black Ink 2127-20

French Press AF-170


Benjamin Moore Colour of the Year & Colour Trends 2016 can only be achieved with Benjamin Moore paints. Offering residential paints for any project, the Benjamin Moore portfolio includes Aura®, Aura® Bath & Spa, Regal® Select, Natura®, ben®, ADVANCE®, ARBORCOAT® and Aura Grand Entrance®.


Written by Shel Zolkewich — October 08, 2015

Welcome To Pollock's Hardware Co-op

Pollock's Hardware Co-op is one of Winnipeg's oldest and coolest hardware stores! Established in 1922 we are one of the few independent hardware stores to make it through the boom of big box stores. While thriving in the North End we are committed to staying true to our community, our members and Winnipeg. To add to that we partnered with Build and MGR and with that are now proud owners Winnipeg's first Social Enterprise Centre. The S.E.C. is making a huge impact on Winnipeg as it is promoting and providing space for many of Winnipeg's social enterprises. Pollock's Hardware Co-op is all about community, tradition, and staying true to the word of small independent businesses. Big box stores have nothing on the little hardware store that could! We now have a 3rd location in South Osborne as well! You would be amazed at how much product we squeezed in to that place! Like a mini version of our North End store you would think it was there forever! A must see! A big giant thank you to all our members, share holders, our awesome board and devoted employees.... we wouldn't be here with out you!

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