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crystal_espinaCrystal Espina wrote:January 29, 2013
  • suburbanpioneer
    2 years ago

    what color are the upper cabinets and large cabinet on right? In picture it looks off white, can you be more specific?


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    Bravehart Interiors
    2 years ago

    Every kitchen manufacturer has their versions of 'off white' paint colours, unless the company offers custom paint colours.

    Normally, as is true with paint chips, you would choose a white that either has warm tones (more yellows) or cold tones (more blues). You may also select whites that have a warm tone with tinge of red. Although you don't see this in kitchen cabinet colours as much as in paint chips/on walls.

    If you are having your cabinets custom painted, then perhaps stand in front of a paint chip display in a paint store and see which colour spectrum is influencing the whites you like!!!

    So the yellow spectrum whites will be warm, and blue spectrum whites will be cool.

    I prefer a slightly warm white as they look fresh and also soft as my design philosophy is to 'go a bit sunny' - but some clients really want a cooler experience-

    I have had cabinets painted in Benjamin Moore Cloud White - CC-40 for a project that turned out beautifully but I do believe the client who's kitchen is in this photo selected a white that is on the cool side.

    Hope this helps in your cabinet colour selection. Selecting a white is simple if the cabinetry company only offers a selection of 2-3. If they offer custom painted cabinets, the colour selection may take longer- and normally the designer offers advise to suit your needs.

    Otherwise, here are the most popular whites from Benjamin Moore (but not necessarily for cabinets only!):

    Top 10 Benjamin Moore Whites

    • Chantilly Lace OC-65.
    • Cloud White CC-40.
    • Simply White OC-117.
    • Dove Wing OC-18.
    • White Dove OC-17.
    • Decorators White CC-20.
    • Oxford White CC-30.
    • Intense White OC-51.
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