Hot Hues

Three local designers on the best paint colors for summer



Mountain Ridge
“I’m currently working on a mountain house that has me obsessed with the rich colors of the Blue Ridge Mountains. I love dark plum, deep blue, and mossy green highlighted with mint or lavender colors to lighten up the palette.”
Charlotte Lucas, charlottelucasdesign.com

 

Kiwi
“I am feeling green lately; it brings the outdoors in and can be used in any space. If you want to play with bold color and make a real statement, try using it in your foyer. Kiwi looks great with a black-and-white floor or a zebra area rug. It’s a great way to create drama and glamour!” 
Gray Walker, graywalkerinteriors.com

 

Coral Spice
“Something bright and bold like coral should be used in smaller rooms like a powder room. If you love a color but are afraid of the commitment, you may want to paint the walls [a more neutral color] and opt for painting a piece of furniture a bold color.”
Cynthia Urbanik, cu-interiors.com

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