Not all white paint shades are created equal. And a number of factors come into play when deciding on the perfect white: the region (Northwest? East Coast? Southern California?), the quality of the natural light, window placement, room size, ceiling height, and more.
That said, every architect has a favorite all-purpose, works-anywhere shade of white. We consulted a selection of architects from the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory for their go-to white paint picks.
Photography by Mel Walbridge for Remodelista.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on April 20, 2011.
For more stories on white paint, see:
- 10 Things Nobody Tells You About Painting a Room White
- Remodeling 101: 12 Essential Tips for the Perfect Paint Job
- DIY: How to Mix the Perfect White Paint with LA Designer Michaela Scherrer