Black Houses – Reasons Behind the Trend

You've probably never considered painting your house black, but it just might be one of today's hottest trends in exterior painting. Black exterior paint adds drama and depth and makes a strong visual statement. Black paint is great at highlighting a...

What the Family Colors of Your Crest Say About You

If you're into genealogy, you're probably familiar with your family crest, or coat of arms. These designs were originally displayed on knights' shields, representing the knight or the king he represents. Eventually, the crests came to stand for fa...

A Color Guide For Every Surface

Picking a paint color for your space is a stressful endeavor. Paintzen wants to give you the tools to make that as easy possible, using numerous color resources and our free color swatch program. If you are haven't the slightest idea what color to go...

Why Black Paint Colors Are the New Gray

When PPG Paints, announced that Black Flame was Color of the Year in 2018, they heralded a shift in how we think about black paint colors. [Button href="https://samples.paintzen.com/popular-colors/black"]Explore Black Paint Color Swatches[/Button...

8 Sophisticated Exterior House Colors with Black Windows

Over the last few years, exterior paint colors have weighed gravitated towards pastel. Popular colors include robin's egg blue with pale accents. But, in recent years, we've been seeing a shift to a darker, more sophisticated palette: taupe or tan ex...