Shades of Grey

As the many shades of grey prevail as the leading colors for both the fashion and home interiors market,  there is no doubt that grey is the new neutral!  With the era of taupe and beige long behind us, we step into the chic and lovely world of grey interiors.

Navy Grey office Grey cabinets

This calming color while being so subtle can add such a powerful impact.  From a middle tone grey in a stylish rustic modern home, or adding a relaxed elegance to a more traditional home, this versatile color has no boundaries.

Rustic Modern Grey

Traditional living room lvt floors

The list of fabulous grey paint colors is endless, however we will discuss a few of the Jigsaw Designers favorite and most requested shades.  We’ll explore shades from lightest to darkest.  Starting with Farrow and Ball’s light grey called Skimming Stone that is almost taupe for those lovers of all things taupe.  This shade is perfect for those looking for a change, but nothing too drastic.

Skimming Stone Farrow and Ball chip

Farrow and Ball Skimming stone bedroom

Culmulous Cloud entry way

Our most beloved shade in light grey is by Benjamin Moore called Grey Owl. It’s understated yet perfectly sophisticated for a calm and airy bedroom or luxurious living room.

Grey Owl chip

Grey owl living room

If you are seeking a bit of drama especially for a feature wall, then a darker grey or charcoal would be a great choice.  The shade Monument by Pantone Universe is our absolute favorite.  A darker color makes a big impact in a small space too, so don’t be afraid to paint your bathroom, home office or other petite location in a striking charcoal color.

Pantone universe monument

Pantone Universe Monument Bedroom


home office

Complete your serene room with an overall grey palette.  We love this room for it’s dark grey panels, paired with the soft grey sofa and charcoal chevron rug.  There is nothing dull about this grey room where depth and elegance abound.

grey sofa chevron rug

Layer on the grey from floor to ceiling to create an inviting and sophisticated world.  The charcoal beam ceilings and grey washed hardwood floors set the tone for this modern yet seemingly cozy space.  The grey sofa, white walls, and dramatic black-and-white art all blend together for an elevated look.

Grey ceiling and floors herringbon

Grey is a safe color that plays wells with many other colors like black, white, yellow, pinks, blues and most neutrals.  Depending on your style it can be a graceful backdrop for a monochromatic pallet or bold accent colors like acid yellow for a fun and arty look.   Wherever your love of grey may lie, this new neutral is a color you need now, so grab your paintbrush and get painting.  Enjoy, and don’t forget to subscribe!

Grey and Yellow

Chelsea Grey Cabinets bath


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