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As a "true white" paint, you'll be able use this White Cliffs by Portola Paints option to work with a variety of different design elements within your home. "It's perfect for those who have great art to display, as it provides the perfect backdrop for layering," says Arnold. "I used it for a client in Brentwood who has a lot of art with rich colors and tones, and [it looks] really in sync."
Want a white paint that complements warm color palettes? Then this option is for you. "I love using Farrow & Ball's Pointing in projects that have really rich colors in the design," says Stuart. "It's a warmer white, and it works really well with pale pinks and rich eggplants. It's perfect for when you want a creamy white without it looking beige or eggy."
interior designers. You have to consider all kinds of factors: Is the lighting natural or artificial? Is the white hue itself going to cast a color? Are there any patterned wallpapers visible nearby? All of these are questions to ask when determining the best white paint color for any room. It's a dilemma most professionals face, says interior designer Melissa Rufty. "Selecting a white paint seems simple in theory, but I find it's actually the most complicated. What many don't realize is that