Capturing the Essence of Comfort

A modern living room decorated with neutral comfortable chic decor.  Accent wall is painted in a warm neutral called Canyon Dusk.

Now more than ever, we look to our surroundings for subtle joys and softer moments. Behr’s Color of the Year, Canyon Dusk S210-4 is an earthy terracotta evoking the harmonious atmosphere that we continue to crave. The landscape-inspired hue, part of Behr’s Color Trends 2021 palette, delivers on what everyone truly needs this year—elevated comfort.

Canyon Dusk is a rich, neutral color that creates an environment of grounding warmth. The versatile hue expresses a unifying desire to find solid footing on life’s journey, metaphorically connecting to the Earth, to re-establish mental and physical balance and provide a fresh start to the new year.

The top view of an open paint can featuring a neutral color called Canyon Dusk.

Whether covering the walls of a whole room for a standalone statement or pairing it with a complementary palette for outdoor environments, Canyon Dusk will inspire warmth that satisfies the collective desire for comfort. A natural fit for modern, casual and traditional design styles, Canyon Dusk can provide balance with jewel tones or pastels as an accent or be combined with creamy off-whites and neutrals for a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

The calming color brings reassurance and renewal to your home and life while infusing unity and belonging that calls us to be centered in the present mind—setting the stage for good memories to be made.

Highlight the harmony of Canyon Dusk in a cozy breakfast nook  with crisp white woodwork and abundant natural daylight.

A cozy breakfast nook, the walls are painted in a terracotta neutral color called Canyon Dusk.
Wall:  Canyon Dusk S210-4    Trim: Smoky White BWC-13chen

Start and end the day in a bedroom sanctuary surrounded by the warmth of Canyon Dusk.

A two tone cozy bedroom, the lower wall is painted in a soft black color called Broadway and the upper wall is painted in a terra cotta color called Canyon Dusk.
Upper wall: Canyon Dusk S210-4   Lower wall & Trim: Broadway PPU18-20

The earthy terracotta hue of Canyon Dusk provides a tranquil backdrop for relaxation and wellbeing.

Wall: Canyon Dusk S210-4

Canyon Dusk can be used on both interior and exterior walls, trim, cabinets, and furniture throughout your home.

A lifestyle collage featuring a young family in a warm neutral background setting.  There is top left image featuring a fireplace mantle painted in Canyon Dusk.  A bottom left image featuring a home office with a work desk painted in Canyon Dusk.  The image on the bottom right features a small outdoor patio with a rattan swing, some pillows and a plants, the accent wall featured on the images is painted in Canyon Dusk.
Fireplace Mantle, Desk and Exterior Wall: Canyon Dusk S210-4

Add a soft accent and welcoming statement on a front door of a home with the grounding nature of Canyon Dusk.

The front side of a home exterior, the siding of the house  is painted in a gray color called Barnwood Gray. The front door is painted in a terra cotta color called Canyon Dusk.
House siding: Barnwood Gray PPU24-07   Door: Canyon Dusk S210-4

Because of its adaptable nature, the free-spirited color can be found in a variety of places. From outdoor scenery of the setting sunlight or a sanded landscape, to everyday experiences of fresh-baked goods or the fur of your four-legged friend, Behr wants to see where you find your Canyon Dusk. The five most compelling photos will be selected to be featured in Behr’s first-ever curated gallery wall to complement the Color of the Year. Discover more details and how to enter here.

Find your solid ground with Behr’s Color of the Year on

Colorfully yours,


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