Benjamin Moore Powell Buff

Let’s ring in 2015 with a calming neutral!

Powell Buff is one of Benjamin Moore’s bestselling and most-Googled paint colors.

Benjamin Moore Powell Buff, via #RoomLust

Below, a Seattle home painted Powell Buff:

Benjamin Moore Powell Buff, via #RoomLust
Design by Gelotte Hommas

 

Below, a house built around 1800 painted Powell Buff:

Benjamin Moore Powell Buff, via #RoomLust
oldhouseweb.com

And here we have Powell Buff hanging out in Pottery Barn:

Benjamin Moore Powell Buff, via #RoomLust

Here’s what designer Michael Roberson says about Powell Buff:

This wonderful warm tan is almost the color of dried wheat. What makes it so pretty is the way it reacts to light. When the sun hits it, it glows, and on a rainy day it casts a nice kind of cozy warm shadow on the room. This isn’t a get-excited-about color, but it’s a terrific background. Very calming in a bedroom. Great in a sitting room with almond-colored suede or gray flannel and, if you need an accent, a plummy linen.

Like this!

Accents for Benjamin Moore Powell Buff, via #RoomLust

Or you could pair it with some sexy purple Billy Haines chairs:

Billy Haines chairs, via #RoomLust
1stdibs

But back to Powell Buff:

Benjamin Moore Powell Buff, via #RoomLust
Design by Astleford Interiors
Benjamin Moore Powell Buff, via #RoomLust
Design by Smith & Vansant Architects
Benjamin Moore Powell Buff, via #RoomLust
Design by Astleford Interiors
Benjamin Moore Powell Buff, via #RoomLust
Design by GEORGE Interior Design

Benjamin Moore Powell Buff, via #RoomLust

Benjamin Moore Powell Buff, via #RoomLust
Design by Ventana Construction
Powell Buff
gillmorsmith, Flickr

About Powell Buff:

Collection: Historical Colors.
Similar to: Benjamin Moore Pittsfield Buff, Monroe Bisque, Straw Hat, Lady Finger.
Benjamin Moore’s suggested complements: Benjamin Moore Carob, French Press, Shelburne Buff, Audubon Russet.

Benjamin Moore Powell Buff complements, via #RoomLust

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5 thoughts on “Benjamin Moore Powell Buff

  1. We are using a range of neutrals in our new home from Powell Bluff to Mannequin Cream to Montgomery White. If I used Powell Bluff in the front hall on the top but wanted a blue on the bottom. Would a blue complement Powell bluff? I like the color of the chairs above but I see them as blue and they are described as purple.

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