Are you ready to embrace color on your own? AD PRO asked seven designers about their best yellow paint options—here are the ones they feel deserve the spotlight.
Funky Yellow by Sherwin Williams
“This yellow has a lot of depth. It sounds a little, well, funky at first, but it’s the kind of color that changes in the light. It has a slightly greenish undertone, but it’s still warm and great for kids’ rooms. Yellow fades easily, so it’s best if you You start with more saturation!” —Jessica Davis, Atelier Davis
Goldfield by Benjamin Moore
“Our favorite color is Benjamin Moore’s Goldfield. It’s the perfect sunshine yellow, it’s not too strong or too saturated, and it has a wonderful softness. We recently used this color for the entry and kitchen ceiling at the Kips Bay Palm Beach Show House. We had a rainbow of colors In our spaces and this yellow worked beautifully with every shade we put next to it.” —Catherine M. Austin, Catherine M. Austin Interior Design
Beeswax from Domingo
“Hadley Wiggins had the most beautiful collection of fabrics that led us to this beautiful yellow. It’s a color I developed for Domingue Finishes. It’s called beeswax, and it’s a lemony wash off paint that glows when the sun hits it. It seemed like the perfect choice for this small waterfront bedroom.” — Eve Ashcraft
The French Gold Quarter by Benjamin Moore
“I love this shade of yellow. It’s a rich, lustrous color, and its earthy green adds complexity to the color, which changes as the sun moves throughout the day. It’s not a color we normally associate with bedrooms, but waking up in a room this color feels like being greeted with a smile every morning.” day “. – Nose Nozawa, Nose Design
Yellow India by Farrow & Ball
‘We love this eye-catching yellow, as its deep mustard tones give it an earthy feel, making it a go-to color for both city and country homes. To create an immersive experience in a small room, we used India Yellow in full gloss on the ceiling and down the dado rail to allow light to bounce off nicely. Terrifying about space.” —Katie Glaister, K&H Design
Baboush from Farrow & Ball
“I see yellow as a neutral—it literally goes with jewel tones of all shades, browns, blacks, and priorities. I even love yellow with pastels. Yellow is the happiness of color for sure.” —Katie Rosenfeld and Katie Rosenfeld and Company
Carry by C2 Paint
“I love the shade Kari from C2. It has the quality of saffron and henna that makes it feel old despite its strong saturation. It adds color, depth and warmth to a space without feeling too bright or cluttered, and plays well with lots of different colors. Although it has With a great personality, yet it looks a little neutral, which makes you feel warm and invisible, which is why we often use it in gem box fashion.” —Zoe Feldman, Zoe Feldman Design
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