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Trending on Remodelista: All About Color

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Trending on Remodelista: All About Color

August 23, 2019

On Remodelista this week, tips on how to live with color—including expert advice on how to choose the perfect paints.

Decorating with Color

A couple’s cottage on a tiny island not far from Seattle shows what happens when you’re not afraid to decorate with color. Photography by Thomas J. Story, courtesy of Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, from Shipshape and Refreshed: A Considered Renovation of an 1898 Cabin on Maury Island.
Above: A couple’s cottage on a tiny island not far from Seattle shows what happens when you’re not afraid to decorate with color. Photography by Thomas J. Story, courtesy of Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, from Shipshape and Refreshed: A Considered Renovation of an 1898 Cabin on Maury Island.

Choosing the Right Paint

Above: Before you commit to a color, please read Expert Advice: How to Choose Paint Like a Pro, featuring tips from Nicole Gibbons, the designer-entrepreneur behind new direct-to-consumer paint line Clare. Photographs courtesy of Clare.

Finding Perfect Grays

In the mood for grays? Frank Muytjens and Scott Edward Cole’s recently opened inn has the perfect shades of gray. See The Inn at Kenmore Hall: A Stately New Bed & Breakfast in the Berkshires for all their paint picks. Photograph by Frank Muytjens, courtesy of The Inn at Kenmore Hall.
Above: In the mood for grays? Frank Muytjens and Scott Edward Cole’s recently opened inn has the perfect shades of gray. See The Inn at Kenmore Hall: A Stately New Bed & Breakfast in the Berkshires for all their paint picks. Photograph by Frank Muytjens, courtesy of The Inn at Kenmore Hall.

Burning for Black

Houses blackened using the age-old technique of shou sugi ban have a texture and richness different from a coat of black paint. Photograph courtesy of Greta Rybus, from The Soot House: Conjuring the Ghosts of Old New England on Spruce Head in Maine.
Above: Houses blackened using the age-old technique of shou sugi ban have a texture and richness different from a coat of black paint. Photograph courtesy of Greta Rybus, from The Soot House: Conjuring the Ghosts of Old New England on Spruce Head in Maine.

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