Sherwin-Williams introduces 2018 Color of the Year: Oceanside SW 6496. Oceanside makes finishes and furnishings pop. Oceanside, bridges together a harmonious balance of blues and greens which can be found in what is old and new. The blue color evokes a multitude of moods and associations depending on hue, shade and application. Despite this variety, blues are universally perceived as intelligent, honest and interesting, making blue the most beloved color worldwide.