As self-confessed color addicts, we鈥檙e always looking for the next big color craze. According to聽paint brand PPG, the hue to watch for in 2019 is a dark-but-pigmented jewel tone-esque shade called Night Watch. Reminiscent of something you鈥檇 find on lush tropical foliage like those trendy rubber trees, the leafy green will certainly seem familiar to the plant-lovers among us.

鈥淭he dark green hue allows homeowners to emulate that feeling of lush greenery and the healing power of nature in their spaces,鈥 PPG color expert Dee Schlotter tells us. 鈥淭his year, a desire to be more closely connected with nature was a reccurring theme across all industry segments and countries.鈥 Schlotter points to our busy, tech-oriented society as a possible reason for the shift: 鈥淓mpty space in our lives, such as downtime waiting for a bus or lulls in conversation, tends to be filled with the use of our smartphones,鈥 she says. 鈥淏eing surrounded by Night Watch can give some of that empty space back by pulling our memories of natural environments to the surface, to recreate the calming, invigorating euphoria we feel when in nature.鈥

While it carries the classic clout of all jewel tones, there鈥檚 something about this shade of green that still feels unexpected. It鈥檚 versatile and can be paired with a number of styles, from modern and mid-century to more traditional, but it still packs a punch. Plus, we love how it looks paired with high-polished brass and other metallic accents for a glam feel.

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(Images via PPG)