The Seattle Times

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

White walls? The trick is choosing the right white

This room is painted with several different shades of white. The grayed undertone in the wall color adds a cooling effect to balance the warmth in the gilded accessories and antique wood furnishings. Consumers often say they want to use white paint in order to avoid strong colors, but there are dozens of whites available, making it a challenging color to use.