The following was written by Lindsey Mather for Architectural Digest.
Anyone who has embarked on the search for the perfect
paint colour—collecting an incredible amount of fan decks, smearing the walls with multiple colour tests—knows it can be a daunting task. We decided to do some of the legwork for you, reaching out to a few of our favourite paint companies to find out their best-selling hues of the moment, from neutrals to pinks and purples.
The result is 30 fantastic shades from
Benjamin Moore, Farrow & Ball, Ralph Lauren Paint, Sherwin-Williams, and Valspar. There are bold primary colours, subtle earth tones, and everything in between. These popular paint colours have already captured the hearts of many—maybe they’ll capture yours, too.
Clockwise from top left: Inchyra Blue paint by Farrow & Ball; Aura Interior Paint in Palladian Blue HC-144 by Benjamin Moore; Naval SW 6244 paint by Sherwin-Williams; Andover Blue RL1894 paint by Ralph Lauren Paint; Cosmic Blue 4008-10C paint by Valspar.
Clockwise from top left: Studio Green paint by Farrow & Ball; Aura Interior Paint in Louisburg Green HC-113 by Benjamin Moore; Hazel SW 6471 paint by Sherwin-Williams; Darcy Green RL1680 paint by Ralph Lauren Paint; Irish Paddock 5006-4A paint by Valspar.
Yellows and Oranges
Clockwise from top left: Dorset Cream paint by Farrow & Ball; Aura Interior Paint in Windham Cream HC-6 by Benjamin Moore; Navel SW 6887 paint by Sherwin-Williams; Sienese Orange RL2267 paint by Ralph Lauren Paint; Island Orange 2010-2 paint by Valspar.