Interior Designers Call These the "Best Paint Colors Ever"
If you've ever stared at a wall of paint swatches, you surely know that choosing the right paint color can sometimes be so overwhelming that it's easier to revert to a classic "designer white" and call it a day. After all, if you get your paint color wrong on all four walls, chances are you'll be staring at it for a long time before working up the courage to repaint. In other words, you need to be pretty convinced before committing to a specific hue. And while we have a ton of tricks to help you choose paint colors—from painting swatches on the wall and looking at them at different times of day to considering the natural light—it's not always a foolproof science.
So when we learned that Portola Paints teamed up with five interior design firms to create custom color palettes that not only guarantee the colors will be great, but also all work well together, we had to investigate. Ranging from the muted paint color palette of Jeffrey Alan Marks to bright and bold one from textile designer Peter Dunham, there's a color range for everyone. The designers shared their best paint colors below as well as invaluable tips on how and where to use them. Read this before picking up a paintbrush and you'll never have to repaint again.