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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 13 Best Sherwin Williams Exterior Paint Colors for 2022

Thinking about changing the color of your property’s exterior in the year ahead? Check out our list of top Sherwin Williams exterior paint colors for 2022 as a starting point. In compiling this list, our designers selected the best on-trend and timeless colors from the Sherwin Williams collection, across the LRV spectrum. These are the ...

The 15 Best Benjamin Moore Exterior Paint Colors for 2022

Each year the brick&batten design team puts together a list of on-trend paint color predictions. As leaders in the exterior design space, we take pride in the quality design experience we provide. And that’s why we are beyond excited to present this list of the best Benjamin Moore exterior paint colors for 2022. If you’re ...

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 Review of Jogging Path by Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams’ Jogging Path is a timeless, versatile, warm greige shade with strong khaki undertones. If beige makes you think early-2000s builder-grade homes, our designers’ smart, interesting uses of more complex beige and greige paint colors like Jogging Path will make you think again. This color is adaptable and pairs beautifully with a variety of ...

Metal Roof vs. Shingles: Choosing a Roofing Material

Are you debating a metal roof vs. shingles, and you’re not sure which way to go? If you’ve never had a metal roof before, you might not know much about them. And you might have heard things that aren’t necessarily true. We’re here to help make sure you have all of the facts before choosing ...

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 ...

14 Bungalow Style House Exterior Designs

Brick&batten has had the privilege of designing many a bungalow style house, common in the midwestern and western United States. We’ve put together a list of our favorites, in different locations and with design ideas to inspire you. If you have a bungalow style home and are looking for new paint color ideas or modern ...

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 ...