Jonathan Adler’s Favorite Paint Colors & Combinations

updated May 7, 2019
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Jonathan Adler is known for his signature “happy chic” style — it has multiple components that make his rooms so successfully uplifting, one of the major ones being the liberal use of bright and buoyant color. As we wrap up color month, we offer some sneak preview selections from his brand new book…

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… a list of some of his go to paint colors and combinations

All paint colors shown above are Benjamin Moore:
Best Blues: True Blue, 2066-50, Evening Blue 2066-20 and Blue Lapis 2067-40

Great Yellow Combos: Sun Porch 2023-30 with Wolf Gray 2127-40, Baby Chick 2023 with Spring Moss 2027-20

A No-Fail Complement to Red: Brown! Million Dollar Red 2003-10 with Mink 2112-10

Going Gilt: Pair gold with white (safe) or sliver (brave!), Autumn gold 2152-30 with White Wisp OC-54 and Silver Half Dollar 2121-40 with Stuart Gold HC – 10

The book is a compendium of color tips, tricks and inspirations – more info:
Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic: Colors