Historic Boston Does Wallpaper and Exterior Painting Right

While design trends wax and wane, it's fun to look back in time. So, to get a coordinated and classic look, step back in time. There's no better place to look for inspiration than some of Boston's most beloved house museums. Here we can see what resi...

Paint Your House Black – 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 paint adds drama and depth and makes a strong visual statement. Send the message to your neighborhood that youâ...

How to Choose the Best Family Crest Colors

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 in on the pastel side. Think Robin's Egg Blue doors or pale greige walls. But we've been seeing a shift to a darker, more sophisticated palette: taupe or tan exterior house colors with black...