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Articles by: Sarah

Modern Aesthetic House Exterior Case Study in Denver

Tons of our clients want to partner with brick&batten to achieve a modern aesthetic house exterior. Joslyn H. in the Denver area was one of these clients. Our team worked on a new exterior design for her home back in November 2020 and were thrilled when she reached out to us recently with an update: ...

Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Caviar

Sherwin Williams’ Caviar is one of our top exterior house colors of 2022, and with good reason. This near-black shade is full of drama. It’s sophisticated and rich, but it isn’t for the faint of heart. Join us as we dig deep into Caviar’s specs, how our designers tend to use it, and alternative paint ...

Our Review of Sherwin Williams’ Urbane Bronze

We can’t believe that we haven’t written an exterior paint color review of Sherwin Williams’ Urbane Bronze yet! We love using this color in all sorts of exterior applications. And it’s clearly a popular hue, as Sherwin Williams named it their 2021 color of the year. Read on for why we love this color, its ...

Our Favorite Home Exterior Trends of 2022

This roundup of our favorite home exterior trends for 2022 includes both massive design elements and small changes you could tackle in a weekend. We looked back on the top trends of this past year, and, from there, our expert exterior designers considered the updates we plan to recommend more frequently moving forward. Below are ...

Our Top Exterior House Color 2022

Our expert exterior design team has agreed on the top exterior house color 2022 will bring to the forefront. First, we reflected on our selection for the top paint color of 2021. We’ve used Benjamin Moore’s Seapearl in hundreds of exterior designs this year. It’s been a smash hit on everything from brick to stucco ...

The 17 Best Exterior House Colors of 2022

Here it is, folks: Our definitive list of the best exterior house colors 2022 has to offer. We’ve assessed trends from 2021, poured through our favorite vendors’ samples and catalogues, and chatted amongst ourselves about the designs we’re loving now and what we see on the horizon. And we’re excited to share our favorite paint ...

The brick&batten Team’s Favorite Exterior Designs of 2021

In honor of Thanksgiving, we’re sharing some of our team’s favorite exterior designs of 2021. We’re always grateful to our clients for trusting us to partner with them on making their exterior dreams a reality. The before & afters below represent some of the homes and business designs we’re most proud of so far this ...

Our Favorite Home Exterior Trends 2021: Looking Back

As we look toward the end of the year, we’re reflecting on the top home exterior trends 2021 brought to the forefront. This is something we’re asked about frequently, and, earlier this fall, our co-founder Allison even spoke on a Salt Lake City TV segment about current exterior design trends. So we decided to round ...

Our Review of Classic Gray by Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore Classic Gray is a lovely, versatile paint color that has ‘classic’ in its name for a reason. However, the ‘gray’ part is a bit of a misnomer. Yes, Classic Gray is a warm gray paint color, but it actually tends to read as more of an off-white… especially on home exteriors. Read on ...