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...

PPG’s 2020 Color of the Year – Chinese Porcelain

AND PPG PAINT’S 2020 COLOR OF THE YEAR IS…Chinese Porcelain (PPG1160-6). Last year, PPG chose a color reminiscent of the dark greens found in nature: Night Watch. This year, their choice also offers a natural escape. Chinese Porcelain is a ...

A Star-Studded Nursery

This project is a Paintzen favorite. Mira Rapp Hooper of the Flatiron District in Manhattan wanted to give her daughter's room a star-studded upgrade. "We wanted a design concept for our daughter's room that was gender neutral but not necessar...

A Sporty Blue Bedroom in the Upper Eastside

Amy Sullivan of the Upper Eastside, recently re-designed her seven-year-old son's bedroom. "The re-design started as an organization project." Sullivan had help from Elise Gurock a professional organizer at Chaos Concierge. Sullivan's son has many...

How Kitchen Paint Colors Can Help You Eat Better

It's said that we eat with our eyes, first -- so it makes sense that visual cues impact our eating habits. And research confirms that color is one of the biggest cues -- in fact, a simple color change can completely change the way we eat. Certain hue...

Trending Interior Paint Colors We Love

Paintzen wants to share the colors that our professionals can't get enough of. Paintzen Partner We reached out to Tali Roth, an interior designer who is also a Paintzen Partner. Roth is from Melbourne, Australia and began her design career by launc...

4 Trending Paint Colors That Will Give You a Fresh Start

Every New Year brings with it a fresh start. Why not give yourself permission to take a "new year/new you" approach to paint color, too? Here are four trending paint colors that will make your home -- and your life -- brighter than ever before. [B...

The Best Foyer Paint Colors

The foyer is your home's magic portal, through which family, friends, and guests enter. For better or worse, it's where they get their first impression. Shouldn't that impression be as smart and fresh as you are? Even though we often neglect the foye...

5 Feng Shui Colors That Will Restore Balance to Your Space

What is Feng Shui? Feng shui uses natural elements that utilize free flowing energy to invite good health and fortune. Feng shui colors can help you strike a balance in your space and your life. The feng shui school of thought has developed into ...

Top 15 Nursery Paint Colors

It’s time. You’re expecting and you start noticing everything that is wrong with your home. The paint on your walls is chipping and they’re the wrong color. You’re in the nesting phase and you need to turn that guest bedroom into a nursery fo...