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Category: Colors

Renew Your Home with Classic Blue

This year’s Pantone Color of the Year is Classic Blue, which is especially fitting for the interior design world. In terms of color trends, shades of blue are often at the forefront. This has been evident in several Zillow paint color analyses for the past several years. In 2017, homes with blue kitchens and bedrooms were sold for almost $2,000 over similar homes on the market. Even more astonishing, blue bathrooms were reported to sell for $5,440 more than expected!
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Top Sherwin-Williams Exterior Paint Colors

WPL Interior Design loves Sherwin-Williams for exterior paint colors. Quality-wise, they are one of the best paint companies in the industry and especially for exterior use. They offer a variety of paint colors that don’t fade, stay true, and adhere in adverse conditions, like -20’ below or 110’ Fahrenheit. Our Most Popular Exterior Paint Colors  High Reflective White: A crisp, clean white that is excellent for exterior trim on a modern house. It matches well with both warm and cool colors.
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Paint Ideas for Small Spaces | WPL Interior Design

Painting Ideas for Small Spaces

You already know that paint can make a big difference when it comes to rejuvenating an out-dated space, but what if you want to make a small space look bigger? While painting small spaces won’t literally give you more space, it can help create a roomier illusion. At the same time, certain paint colors can make a small room look even smaller, so it’s important to choose the right colors. Types of Small Spaces Even if you have a large
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Preparing for a Home Renovation | WPL Interior Design

How to Choose Paint Colors for Your Home

Knowing how to choose the right paint color for your home can be a daunting task. When you get paint samples from the home improvement or paint store, they do not look the same on the swatch as they do on your wall. It’s always best to take the time to test out different shades and hues of the colors you like before making a final decision. Why Are You Painting? There’s a lot to consider when choosing the right
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Choosing a Color Scheme for Your Home | WPL Interior Design

Choosing a Color Scheme for Your Home

There’s no right or wrong answer when it comes to choosing your home color schemes. The ideal “home” is different for everyone. Our job at WPL Interior Design is to help you achieve a home that represents your idea of welcoming, relaxation, socializing, and more.  Finding the right colors for your home is a huge part of that design process and there are many ways to add color to your home aside from the paint on your walls. Patterns in
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Changing the Mood of Your Home with Color | WPL Interior Design

Changing the Mood of Your Home with Color

For the past few years, color trends have been shifting towards the bright and the bold. We continue to see its popularity soar, along with big prints and patterns. As designers, color is a very important tool when it comes to creating your perfect home. It’s one of the least expensive ways to refresh or update your home in a big way and it can greatly change the feel of a room without taking up any space! Colors and moods
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Keeping Calm: Colors of the Year for 2020 | WPL Interior Design

Keeping Calm: Colors of the Year for 2020

It’s that time of year again: Pantone has finally released its 2020 color of the year. Every year, major paint and color companies announce their Color of the Year; these colors set the stage for a variety of trends in all facets of design. This past year, we saw Pantone’s Living Coral, Sherwin-Williams’ Cavern Clay, Benjamin Moore’s Metropolitan, and Behr’s Blueprint. Let’s take a look at next year’s picks! Pantone: Classic Blue 19-4052 For 2020, Pantone has gone from the
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What’s Trending in Interior Design Spring 2019

The flowers of the season are starting to bloom and so are the Spring fashion and design trends. We’re seeing many trends continue to rise and evolve; here are some of the big Spring trends to watch out for in 2019. Color, Color, and More Color Trends in color continue to get richer and more vibrant – Pantone’s Color of the Year Living Coral serves as a bright reminder to stay cheerful, live sustainably, and make more meaningful connections with
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Incorporating More Living Coral into Your Home

Each year, Pantone announces their Pantone Color of the Year. This continues their tradition of inspiring not only interior design but also fashion, graphic design, beauty, and social media. Late last year, they announced Living Coral (16-1546) as their 2019 selection. Pantone describes this color as “an animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge”. More versatile than you may think, read on to see how you can incorporate this hue
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What’s Your Favorite: 2019’s Colors of the Year

In the year 2000, the Pantone Color Institute declared Cerulean as its first Pantone Color of the Year. Since then, every designer looks forward to the end of every year to see what color is going to rule next. Other paint companies have followed in Pantone’s footsteps by releasing their own Color of the Year picks. As interior designers, we love seeing the new colors manifesting in new fabric lines, furnishings, rugs, and accessories. Read on to see the 2019
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High Point Market Trends: Brass or Gold?

Twice a year, buyers from around the world come to High Point Market to see beautifully designed showrooms and exhibits. Buyers come to High Point to see the most innovative new products, see the trends as they happen, and experience the vision and excitement of this incredible industry. High Point Market features an amazing 12.2 million square feet of showroom and exhibit space and 2,000 manufacturers in multiple buildings in downtown High Point, making it by far the world’s largest
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Color Trends for 2019

As mentioned in our last post, color has been making a comeback in the kitchen, and we continue to see homeowners making bold color choices when renovating their homes. While white and neutral colors continue to offer homeowners flexibility in their home’s design, more people are gaining confidence in adding color to their homes. What are we going to be seeing more of in color trends for 2019? Photo by Sherwin-Williams Photo by Sherwin-Williams Blue Last year, Zillow’s Paint Color
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The Kitchen Isn’t Just White Anymore

White cabinetry has long been considered a timeless choice when it comes to kitchen design. Most people perceive white kitchens as clean, spacious, bright, and the best choice for resale value and appeal. So it’s no wonder why white is a popular and safe direction for kitchens. In the past decade or so, most people have strayed away from color, as color can be a scary commitment. Even kitchens that had color were mostly touches of beige or other light
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Pantone Color of the Year 2018

Late last year, Pantone announced its 2018 Color of the Year. The Color of the Year is a highly anticipated announcement each year within the design community and among followers and observers of color trends. As designers we are always on the lookout to see which colors will be showing up in fabric lines, furnishings, rugs, accessories, art, make-up, fashion, and everyday household objects. These yearly color trends have a ripple effect on many other product categories. Photos: Pantone For
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Our Favorite Whites & Off-Whites

One of the secrets to the picking the best paint colors is using the right paint companies’ samples. While there are many good companies we like, if you have ever selected paint colors with us, you know that we like Benjamin Moore a lot for interior paint. For the purposes of simplification, we will talk about that one specific paint company today and do other paint companies in the future. SUPER WHITE Use Super White for the whitest white. This is
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Color Trends for 2019

As mentioned in our last post, color has been making a comeback in the kitchen, and we continue to see homeowners making bold color choices

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