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


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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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Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter

Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter is a supermodel in the paint world. He’s basically the Navajo White of the 2000s.

Revere Pewter.
Revere Pewter

Below we have Revere Pewter in two rooms designed by Matthew Leverone for the 2009 San Francisco Decorators’ Showcase. This living room is pretty much all I could ever ask for.

Revere Pewter.

Leverone also used Revere Pewter in the dining room:

Design by Leverone Design, Inc. Photo: David Duncan Livingston.

Above, walls are painted Revere Pewter in an oil-based satin and the ceiling is Benjamin Moore’s Deep in Thought AF-30 in a flat finish. [1960s chairs from here. Saarinen pedestal table in white laminate here. Rug by Tai Ping.]

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Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray

Edgecomb Gray is one of Benjamin Moore’s bestsellers. I painted my dining room this color with Benjamin Moore Seapearl trim, but I ended up not liking the Edgecomb; it was far too yellow for my taste. (I went in different direction and picked Benjamin Moore Stone Harbor.) Collection: Historical Colors. Similar to: Nature’s Essentials, Elmira White, Cedar Key, White Sand. Suggested complements: Squirrel Tail, Burnt Russet, Hemlock, Appalachian … Continue reading Benjamin Moore Edgecomb Gray