The brick&batten Blog

12 Normal House Front Elevation Designs with Renderings

We love designing normal house front elevation designs because each before and after is so striking. Our expert exterior designers take our clients’ elevation or blueprint and turn it into a 2D visualization to help them see the design come to life. Here are 12 of our best front elevation designs with digital renderings. Visualizing ...

An Ode to Copper Gutters

Exterior elements created for a specific function don’t have to be merely functional. Consider your roof or your driveway, for instance. These elements were designed with a purpose in mind. Your roof provides shelter. Your driveway is a path for vehicles to follow to your home. These are functional, crucial parts of your home’s exterior. ...

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 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 ...