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Top twenty

From the What's New archive - August 2010...

For the second time in Resene’s history, Resene has launched an official top 20 paint colour list based on the sales of Resene testpots. The top 20 is dominated by whites and neutrals, reflecting their broad acceptance and use on a vast array of projects both inside and out. These hues are generally teamed with brighter accents and features for a complete colour scheme.

Based on testpot sales, the most popular Resene colours are:
Resene colour swatch 1. Resene Tea Resene colour swatch 8. Resene Alabaster Resene colour swatch 15. Resene Double Tea
Resene colour swatch 2. Resene Spanish White Resene colour swatch 9. Resene Black White Resene colour swatch 16. Resene Biscotti
Resene colour swatch 3. Resene Half Tea Resene colour swatch 10. Resene Napa Resene colour swatch 17. Resene Half Pearl Lusta
Resene colour swatch 4. Resene Half Spanish White Resene colour swatch 11. Resene Sisal Resene colour swatch 18. Resene Sea Fog
Resene colour swatch Quarter Tea 5. Resene Quarter Tea Resene colour swatch 12. Resene Half Napa Resene colour swatch 19. Resene Half Sisal
Resene colour swatch 6. Resene Pearl Lusta Resene colour swatch 13. Resene Double Spanish White Resene colour swatch 20. Resene Mondo
Resene colour swatch 7. Resene Quarter Spanish White Resene colour swatch 14. Resene Parchment    
Click on a Testpot colour name or swatch to see a swatch and information about that colour.

These colours are all included in the Resene Whites & Neutrals colour chart and are part of the Resene Total Colour System featuring thousands of colours. This is a far cry from Resene’s first Wellington factory when only six colours were available.

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Colours shown on this website are a representation only. Please refer to the actual paint or product sample. Resene colour charts, testpots and samples are available for ordering online.   See measurements/conversions for more details on how electronic colour values are achieved.