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Sneak Peek at 2017 Color Trends

Forecasted color trends for 2017 include everything from warm, inviting tones to icy hues. Here are some color stories we’ll likely see emerging for interiors and exteriors.

It Takes a Village

Painting Your Walls? What to Know Before You Paint

Diamond Vogel Trend Colors | Winter 2017

Small Color Additions Inspire Big Style

Top Color Picks by Diamond Vogel

DV Top Color Picks

Diamond Vogel 2017 Color of the Year

Perfect for interiors, exteriors, and doors too. Find out more information about our winner of the 2017 Color of the Year contest.

On a Roll: Choosing the Right Roller Cover

The key to a smooth painting experience is selecting the proper applicator for the project. Rollers are a great choice for quickly and easily covering large areas. Here’s what you need to know about choosing the best roller cover for your project.

Light Reflectance Value: What Do Those Numbers Mean?


shedding light on the situation: what is LRV?

Understanding Undertones

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A fresh coat of paint is an easy way to transform a space or revamp a room. But when choosing a new color, proceed with caution! Remember that colors have an undertone -- a color that’s present, but not always obvious depending on the lighting and what other colors surround it.

Diamond Vogel Trend Colors | Fall 2016

Colors Your Neighbors Love 2016

Color your Neighbors Love 2016

Avoid the Hype! Primers are still important.

Paint-n-Primer-in-One is a great name, but it’s not new. Diamond Vogel’s finishes have been applied directly to surfaces for years. All of our finish paints can be applied to existing coatings that are in good shape and properly prepared. They’ll look great and offer outstanding performance, but primers are still important.

Painting with Proper Proportions of Color


60:30:10 Rule

Paint color can transform and revitalize your home.  It can also be used to engage and create welcoming home environments.  One way to do this is with proper proportions of different hues and shades of color.

Diamond Vogel Trend Colors | Summer 2016

Every Home Tells a Story