Pick the Right Exterior Paint Colors
The South's top architects share their best exterior paint color combinations for your home.
Committing to a paint color for the exterior of your home is well, quite the commitment. Especially when you factor in the nuance of color—how shades can be so different depending on light, texture, and the colors around them. Luckily, you don’t have to navigate all the possible exterior paint color combinations alone. We’ve asked some of the South’s most respected architects for their input on exterior house paints. Whether you’re looking to achieve the perfect patina, or to play up a coastal vibe, or are aiming for a harmonious, nature-inspired palette, these architects can guide the way to the best exterior house paint colors. If you’re not sure what you want, this list may help spark some new exterior paint color ideas. (Or, try this quiz for a fun start.) A few things to think about: location, light, architecture, and scale. Looking looking for interior inspiration? We have that too, broken down by color.