Color Considerations When Painting a Closet

Display of man suits in a closet

There are no hard and fast rules concerning choice of color when painting a closet. But it is possible to offer some general guidelines that help resolve many closet color quandaries.

2015 Color Forecast: Gray Is Here to Stay


Few of us favor a weather forecast with solid gray skies, yet we can’t seem to get enough of the smoky color in our indoor environment. As a result, we’re forecasting gray to once again be the most popular color choice for home interiors in 2015. This is the first time that any hue has […]

Three Steps to Better Sleep

Luxury bedroom interior

You spend up to a third of your life in your bedroom. By choosing the right color scheme, furnishings, and lighting, you’ll be able to sleep restfully through all of it.

Fresh Paint Scheme Lets You Enjoy Fall Colors Inside Your Home

Fall Colors (autumn leaves)

if you’re a fan of autumn color and want to celebrate it in a different way this year, harvest some glorious interior paint color in your favorite fall shades.

Consumer Reports Comments on Color Matching Systems

color palette and brush

Consumer Reports. . .recently, we contributed to an article on paint color matching systems.

2014 Paint Color Forecast: Shift Into “Neutral”


As we gear up for the 2014 home painting season, it’s becoming clear that neutrals will drive color fashion next year. Grey, in particular, but also white and off-white, will be among the most popular interior paint colors and favored hues for home furnishings. Shades (and tints) of grey – ranging from grey-taupe all the […]

When It Comes to Color Inspiration, Bay View Looks to Its Past

Historic palette provides color inspiration in Bay View, Michigan.

The pretty paint palette in this planned community of some 450 “cottages” and 30 public buildings is inspired by its past, which traces from the 1870s.

Beyond Accent Walls: Multi-color Paint Schemes

Color Samples

If you’ve successfully experimented with painted accent walls, maybe you’re ready to get even more ambitious with your interior painting: utilizing multi-color paint schemes involving three or four colors.

Shades of Blue Rule Inauguration Day

President Barack Obama & Michelle

Any doubt that blue is one of this year’s top trendy colors was put to rest at this week’s presidential inauguration, where various shades of the hue were seen in all their glory on the nation’s fashionable first family.

2013’s Hottest Interior Paint Colors: Green and Blue

Two Blues

If you’re wondering which interior paint colors will be “in” this year, just look outside. The diverse greens and blues that we see outdoors will be popular choices for beautifying our living spaces in 2013.