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 ...

In Defense of Yellow Paint: Here’s Why We Love It

Yellow paint is getting a bad rap. First, Zillow research showed that yellow kitchens sold for an average $820 less than blue ones. Then The Property Brothers dissed it in a recent condo redo because “Yellow walls really don’t sell these days.”...

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...

8 Beautiful Ways To Use Paint Colors for a Home Library

Home libraries may be quiet spaces for reading, relaxing, and reflecting, but that doesn't have to mean boring. You can create a reading area that reflects your personality by drawing color into in a variety of ways, from the walls to the books. Here...

11 Writer Room Ideas That Will Make Even Non-Writers Happy

Writer's block, step aside. The right space can spark inspiration in the most desolate of times. Here are 11 writing room ideas (including a couple of spaces from authors you might recognize) that will give you color and design tips even if you're no...

Easy Update to a Boston Nursery

There were a lot of things happening in Jodi Pavia's life. A South Boston resident who recently moved and was expecting a baby boy. With any new home, some things needed changing. "The room was currently painted pink (although my husband wanted to k...

Paint Colors and Decor Inspired By Game of Thrones

When you play the Game of Thrones, well, you know the rest. Painting your home isn’t typically a matter of life or death. Some styles, however, will make you feel like you’ve won the Iron Throne. Are you the ultimate GOT superfan? Do you want ...

8 Paint Colors That Will Make It Easier to Learn

If you're a student, teacher, or a parent helping kids with homework, you may not have thought about how paint color can affect learning. But just as colors impact mood, they can also enhance memory and improve focus. Here are eight paint colors for ...

Let’s Paint the Upper West Side Red

An Upper West Side couple recently worked with Paintzen to upgrade the walls in their apartment. They chose a deep red that embodies passion and energy. Their walls now gorgeously capture the city light and bring great energy to their home. W...