What Your Paint Color Says About YouBy Sarah Stebbins
Expert advice to smooth the way, from San Francisco interior designer Kimberly Ayres and New York City wallpaper master Al Hoxha.
Look around the rooms in your home and you’ll probably pick up on a theme (or two). Perhaps you’re gazing out at a sea of blues and greens—or a spectrum of sunset shades. “Paint color is an expression of your personality,” says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute and author of Pantone: The Twentieth Century in Color. “We branch out occasionally, but most of us have a proclivity for certain types of shades.” Read on to discover the meaning behind your favorites and tips for creating looks everyone can live with.