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There’s Already a Theme to 2022’s Color of the Year Predictions

Five designers share how they’d use them.

We Pinpointed the Swatches Behind Our Favorite Painted Closets

Including three fresh shades for your IKEA Pax system.

Dark Gray Paint Made this Tiny Walk-in Closet Feel Like a Display Case

Fashion designer Lauren Chan approached her space like she does her clothing.

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One of Sarah Sherman Samuel’s Signature Colors Is Officially a Design Classic

Eight reasons to embrace ochre.

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The Best Kitchen Paint Colors All Have This One Thing In Common

Five designers share their current favorites.

Amber Lewis Shares the Best Neutral Paint Colors for Every Room

Including the shade she chose for her own home.

Designers Share Their Tried-and-True Shades From the Best Interior Paint Brands

It all depends on the finish you’re looking for.

The Best Ceiling Paints Give These 5 Interiors an Unexpected Focal Point

Don’t overlook what’s overhead.

Farrow & Ball’s 2022 Forecast Just Sold Us on This Seemingly Tricky Color

Give it a go on the bathroom floor.

800+ Design Experts Agree: This Is the Most Versatile Neutral Paint Color

It’s the little black dress of paint.

The Best White Paint Colors Have Shea McGee’s and Leanne Ford’s Stamp of Approval

Chalky, creamy, and everything in between.

Go Bold (and Beautiful) With the Best Black Paints for Kitchen Cabinets

Designers depend on these eight shades.

This Green Paint Color Is Gaining Momentum—And No, It’s Not Sage

Let it stand out or use it as a neutral.

Behr’s New Paint Palette Was Created Specifically to Increase Your Home’s Value

The brand even broke it down by room.

This Kitchen Color Might Be Trending, But It Could Hurt Your Resale Value

Good news: This bathroom hue will put $5,000 back in your pocket.

6 Cream-Colored Kitchen Cabinet Paints the Pros Swear By

Plus which undertones to stay away from.

Annie Sloan Disliked This Paint Combo—Then It Became the Focal Point of Her Home

The whole townhouse is a crash course in color pairings.

These 3 Paint Colors Are Primed for Selling Your House

Lessons learned from 10,000 Zillow deals.

We Asked a Le Creuset Insider: What Colors Are You Betting On for 2021?

Starting with a raw but refined oyster gray.

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Matching Your Backsplash to This Other Feature Instantly Ties the Kitchen Together

Our most-liked Instagram is total eye candy.

8 Sage Green Kids’ Rooms That Bring Calm to the Spaces That Need It Most

The on-trend color isn’t just for kitchens.

An Expert’s Guide to Picking the Right Paint Shade for Every Space

Including the two colors to avoid in the bedroom.

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This Earthy Red Shade Is Popping Up Everywhere—And We Want It All

Fourteen ways to shop the trend.

How 5 Designers Plan to Decorate With Pantone’s Colors of the Year

Neither one is straightforward.

9 Paint Colors You’ll Never Find in an Interior Designer’s Home

And the hues they swear by.

The Kitchen Cabinet Color Our Editors Predict Will Be Everywhere in 2021

We narrowed the trend down to an exact shade.

Pink Walls, Green Built-Ins: Inside a Hudson Valley Cottage Beaming With Color

Fresh paint turned the space from cold to cheery.

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In a Home Peppered With Distinct Colors, This Shade Is the Unifier

It’s not the hue you think it is.

Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Color of the Year Is Made for Kitchen Cabinets

We’ve been seeing it in some of our favorite spaces.

Take a Deep Breath: Study Says This Is the Most Relaxing Color

Get those swatches out.

Farrow & Ball Told Us Exactly Where to Use 2021’s Trending Paint Colors

Welcome to your room-by-room guide.

These Backdrop Paint Colors Have Sold Out Four Times Since Quarantine Began

We’re all craving a sanctuary right now.

Over Bare Edison Bulbs? These Textured Lighting Ideas Are on Our Radar

From painted rope to shibori-inspired linen.

3 Designers Weigh in on How to Style Sherwin-Williams’s Color of the Year

Including a no-fail palette.

Pantone Already Knows What Next Spring Will Look Like

These soon-to-be-trending colors are a hit of serotonin.

The Earthy Color Trio You’ll Be Seeing Everywhere in 2021

This design rule will help you decorate with it.

Behr’s 2021 Color Trend Forecast Is Like a Mood Ring for Our Future Homes

Paint for every emotion.

Hands Down: The 12 Best Blue Paint Colors for Kitchen Cabinets

Featuring our favorite kitchens.

We Can Already Predict Next Year’s Paint Trends

Thanks to a new forecast from Sherwin-Williams.

The 11 Paint Colors Featured in Our Favorite Green Kitchens

And the winners are…

This British Duo Recommends Designing Your Bathroom Based on When You Shower

Plus the unexpected furniture they put in their kitchen.

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What Happened to My Mood When I Started Painting Once a Day

One artist explores art therapy.

3 Paint Tricks We’re Stealing From France’s Most Colorful Villa

Bright ideas from Pierre Yovanovitch’s newest project.

Living With My Home’s Quirky Paint Colors Has Taught Me a Lot About Design

Kate Arends on how the pandemic inspired her to go bold.

This Counterintuitive Styling Tip Is the Key to Using Tricky Colors

Plus two fail-safe combinations.

This Earthy Bedroom Paint Color Is Trending on Pinterest

Four shades for your own mini makeover.

What It’s Like to Live Your Life in Pastel

Here’s how four people elevate candy colors.

In This London Victorian, There Are No Rules When It Comes to Color

Plus, five tips for creating unexpected spaces.

Meet the Sandals That Just Decided Our Summer Color Palette

Hay teamed up with a cult shoe brand.