One pinner says: swiss coffee OC-45 This color has a Light Reflectance Value (LRV) of 76 and a Cool undertone This is my favorite off-white. It's an off-white with no yellow in it, but it's still warm and creamy and never random. Yes, this is what I use in my own home. A very pale grayish off-white; one of Benjamin Moore’s most popular colors.
Farrow & Ball Hague Blue (via House Beautiful: "...we painted everything, floor to ceiling, in this inky blue-black and put a coat of high-gloss varnish on top — the poor man's lacquer. At night, it literally sparkles with the reflection of all the lights in the cityscape. -Todd Alexander Romano")
Designer Palette Darryl Carter, a decorator known for his spare, tailored interiors, has collaborated with Benjamin Moore for his first line of paints. The collection of 24 subtle colors encompasses such calming shades as, from top, Pinecrest Gray, Bayard Blue, and Dalton Blue. A gallon of the self-priming paint costs $66, and a quart is available for $24. 800-672-4686; benjaminmoore.com
Neutral Painted Cabinets. Gray, greige, taupe, and gray greens offer a nice change to the stark white kitchens we’ve love but have seen over and over – the slightly warmer yet neutral hues feel elegant and refined.
Black Blue | "I like black in a small hallway. Clients think you're crazy at first, but it's very romantic. Do sconces or a chandelier on dimmers, because you don't want bright light flooding the walls. This is not lifeless, like some blacks. The blue in it makes it warmer. And art looks amazing against it. -Elizabeth Bauer // Farrow & Ball Black Blue 95.
Rosemary Beach shop often remark about the dark color that wraps the center room of our space…it’s this shade, Sherwin Williams ‘Urbane Bronze’ (SW-7048). Not only does it make a great ‘dark room’ color–try it on the ceiling, walls, trim, everywhere for a really dramatic effect–but it’s also a great color for exterior windows and trim. There’s just enough black in this dark brown to give it a really distinguished look. Tracery
DKC-62 "When gray gets too blue, it turns cold. But this is a silvery, warm platinum that looks fabulous with anything gold-leafed or mirrored — like that coffee table by Maxime Old. The French knew how to use gray. Christian Dior chose it for his salons. It's sophisticated, glamorous, and sexy." —Jan Showers Donald Kaufman Color
exterior paint color combo (plus loads more)
Benjamin Moore AF-100 pashmina, one of this year's Sense & Sensibility Color Trends.
Use candle wax before spray painting to give that worn look