Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee

A longtime bestseller, Benjamin Moore’s Swiss Coffee is a creamy, slightly gray off-white, similar to the company’s very popular White Dove and Vanilla Milkshake.

Below, the Westie, stairwell, and trim in this Los Angeles home are painted Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee in semi-gloss.

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee, via #RoomLust
Design by Tim Barber; photo by Karyn Millet

Here’s what interior designer Schuyler Samperton says about Swiss Coffee:

I did this in a guesthouse where the previous owner had put in nasty fake terra-cotta tile. You know that icky pale pink color? It drove me nuts! I painted it white and did driftwood-colored wicker furniture with blue-and-white fabric. It completely transformed the space.

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee, via #RoomLust
Design by Tim Barber; photo by Karyn Millet

 

Above, walls are painted Swiss Coffee in semi-gloss. The custom rug is by Stark. That fetching niblet of walnut is by the Eamesessss.

 

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee, via #Roomlust
Talianko Design Group

In this L.A. bedroom, above, the walls are Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee in eggshell; the trim is also Swiss Coffee, in semi-gloss. Natural ‘Veranda’ woven blinds from Horizons.

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee, via #RoomLust

Above, “Mad Men” costume designer Janie Bryant painted her bathroom Swiss Coffee.

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee kitchen, via #RoomLust
Design by Martha Angus; photo by Bruce DaMonte

Above, this San Francisco kitchen is painted Swiss Coffee. The top of the center island, which measures 4 feet by 9 feet, is made of glazed lava stone.

Swiss Coffee by Benjamin Moore, via Roomlust

Above, designer Eric Cohler used Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee in this Park Avenue bedroom. The layout feels kind of hotel-ish, but it’s a hotel I’d gladly stay in, Eric! Ha, ha, ha.

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee, via #RoomLust

Above, in a Napa Valley farmhouse, designer Erin Martin painted the walls and ceiling Swiss Coffee. The 1960s coffee-table base is topped with marble, and the sofas are by Verellen Home Collection.

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee, via #RoomLust

Above, Swiss Coffee in the farmhouse’s kitchen.

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee, via #RoomLust

Above, a spritely Kristen Bell, plus dogs, in her kitchen. The walls are painted Swiss Coffee; cabinets are Simply White, also by Benjamin Moore.

Entry painted Swiss Coffee, via Roomlust

Above, a mudroom painted Swiss Coffee. Very L.L. Bean.

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee + Winter White, via #RoomLust

On this vintage dresser, above, designer Robert Willson accented the handles and frame with Swiss Coffee and painted the drawer fronts Winter White, also by Benjamin Moore. He used flat paint topped with three coats of semigloss clear coat to control the sheen.

About Swiss Coffee

Benjamin Moore collection: Off-White Colors.

Similar to: Steam, Icicle, Vanilla Milkshake, Dune White, White Dove.

Suggested complements: Nightfall, Mt. Rainier Gray, Nickel, Senora Gray.

Benjamin Moore Swiss Coffee palette, via #RoomLust
Left to right: Nightfall, Mt. Rainier Gray, Swiss Coffee, Nickel, Senora Gray, all by Benjamin Moore.

Photo credits: First photo: houzz.com; second photo: Kimberly Genevieve, elledecor.com; blue bedroom photo: Roger Davies, House Beautiful; farmhouse photos: John Ellis, Metropolitan Home; Kristen Bell photo: calfinder.com; mudroom photo: Trent Bell, Whitten Architects; photo of painted dresser: housebeautiful.com

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