My Take: Benjamin Moore 2017 Color of the Year “Shadow”

I don’t often chime in on the various color trend conversations that pop up every year. Mostly because I find that they are often somewhat disconnected from the reality of my day-to-day work. I don’t really follow or use trends as much as I try to be aware of them and watch how they evolve (and…

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Moody Hues

Although the “bathed in white” aesthetic (as I like to call it) is still going strong, I have also noticed an emerging trend in quite the opposite direction. Rooms that envelop you with strong, deep, dark colors are providing a visual antidote to all the white-walled light-and-brightness. Yes, even black! I can almost hear painters across…

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How To Paint A Dark Room

Chances are, you have at least one room in your house that is a “dark room” – meaning it lacks sufficient natural light during the day to illuminate the room to your satisfaction. There is something wonderful about a space in which you can leave the lights OFF during the day, and only turn them…

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