Benjamin Moore Wythe Blue

It’s late Sunday night and I should be drawing living rooms for my rendering class, but instead I’m going to wax on about Benjamin Moore Wythe Blue, a pretty robin’s egg that’s super popular.

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I first noticed Wythe Blue several years ago when I read it was used on the set of “Mad Men,” in the Drapers’ suburban house in Ossining, New York.

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Mood Board: Refreshed

If you harbor even the slightest interest in interior design, chances are you’re familiar with mood boards. I’d never made a mood board, oddly, but this week I had my chance in my Interior Materials class.

Modern orange + pink mood board, via #RoomLust

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Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray

“Stonington Gray smiled rakishly at Olivia, his blue-black hair curling over his chiseled patrician cheekbones, freshly tanned from his voyage to the West Indies.

“You don’t seem to be struggling,” he purred, encircling her tiny waist with one large, thickly muscled arm. “In fact, I think you’re enjoying yourself.”

Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray, via #RoomLust
Design by CWB Architects

Stonington Gray, dashing Regency romance hero and bestselling Benjamin Moore paint color, is one of the company’s most versatile grays.

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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

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The best orange paint colors

When I was 20, my friend and I painted our entire Berkeley apartment bright orange without asking our other two roommates. Needless to say, we were really thoughtful people. It kind of looked like this, only not as cute: Orange can be tricky, right? I mean, I love it and previously rhapsodized about it here, but, let’s face it, it’s probably not the first color you lunge for … Continue reading The best orange paint colors

Benjamin Moore’s bestselling red paint colors

Trends tend to be fascinating — I think most of us are inherently interested in what other people are buying — and if you’re paint-obsessed like me, it’s fun to keep an eye on Benjamin Moore’s bestsellers page. The company updates this list frequently, and colors jostle for position. Two months ago, for example, Benjamin Moore Merlot Red and Moroccan Red were bestsellers; today, they’ve been pushed … Continue reading Benjamin Moore’s bestselling red paint colors