PPG’s 2021 Color of the Year Is More Than You Ever Imagined

The wait for PPG's 2021 Color of the Year is over. Last year, it was the rich, deep blue, Chinese Porcelain. The year before that, the luxurious dark green Night Watch. But in 2021, PPG goes beyond expectations and releases an entire color palette: t...

Best Blue Paint Colors for Your Exterior

Blue is one of the premier paint colors for home exteriors. But as with interior colors, you might think, "I want to paint my house blue," and then wonder … what blue should I choose? To help you narrow your choices, here are the best five blue pai...

Here Are 7 Famous Black Designers You Should Be Following

There are lots of ways to be an ally to the Black Lives Matter movement: write to your government officials, protest, support Black-owned businesses and donate to the cause. To show our support of the Black interior design community, we’re showcasi...

Color Palettes Inspired By Your Favorite Summer Cocktails

Oh, 2020 – you crazy year, you. While we can’t hit reset on the twelvemonth, we can (and have) enjoyed a drink or three to muddle our way (See what we did there?) through this uncertain time. And now that it’s officially summer, even if the res...

The Most Popular Exterior Colors to Paint Your Home in 2020

Summer’s here, and the time is right for (a) dancing in the street, (b) taking a vacation [or maybe a staycation because 2020] or (c) painting your house. Answer: All of the above. Warmer temps and better weather make it the perfect time to paint y...

These Calming Paint Colors Will Soothe Your Soul

The more our world changes, the more we need homes that calm and heal. You can use paint color to create that atmosphere by choosing colors that reduce anxiety and depression, and bring on happiness and a sense of peace. Here are 11 paint paint color...

Get Your Body Moving During Quarantine With A Painting Project

When not in the midst of a global pandemic, spring and summer are times when many of us spend more hours getting in shape at the gym and being active outdoors. However, stay-at-home orders issued across the country have made more people stay inside a...

How Color Can Affect Your Mood and Reduce Stress

Colors do so much more than just provide decoration and create works of art. In fact, psychological studies show that colors have a profound effect on mental health and significantly impact the moods and emotions that people feel. During these uncert...

The Best Ways to Pick Paint Colors Online

Have you ever tried to pick a paint color online? Most of us find it a big enough challenge to do it with paint swatches in hand. But adding the online factor can make what should be a fun task seem darn near impossible. Thank goodness for technology...

Is Beige Paint Making a Comeback?

We've been watching industry trends, and we're noticing the question, "Is beige paint making a comeback?". And the answer is yes. Beige paint colors seem to be making a comeback. While jewel tones have had their day, is the sun going down on them? ...