White Paint Colors: More Favorite Neutrals from Designers. There’s long been a discussion of whether white is a color. If you’re an interior decorator or designer, you know it is definitely a color. And there isn’t just one white. There are many, many, many white paint colors. Because of this, it’s sometimes difficult to find the right white for the room or project you’re working on. As part of my “series” on designer paint color picks, today I’m focusing on white.
Before I begin, here are a few reasons white is such a wonderful color to work with:
- White is associated with purity and innocence, but it can also be dramatic and chic.
- White is fresh and airy. Using white on walls, furniture or floors brightens a room and creates the feeling of a larger space.
- White is the perfect backdrop for fabulous art, because it doesn’t compete but rather highlights everything around it.
- White is extremely versatile in that it works with any style, period or space.
- Bright whites are at home in modern spaces, while warm whites soften and convey a sense of comfort.
- White instantly transforms almost any piece of furniture. Painting a mixed jumble of different pieces of furniture in the same white color unifies them.
And now, some of the favorite white paint colors of top designers as found in House Beautiful Colors for Your Home.
White Paint Colors
Keep in mind that colors don’t always render very well on monitors. They can also look very different from one monitor to the next. To see the true colors, I suggest stopping by a store to check out the color chips. Before making a final decision, it’s always a good idea to buy a sample and put some paint up in the room to see how it looks at different times of the day.
For more designer paint color picks, check out:
To find out where you can get samples or buy their paints, here are links to each of the brands shown: