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JH Wall Paints' JH Lime Wall Paint.
JH Wall Paints' JH Lime Wall Paint.

JH Wall Paints' JH Lime Wall Paint.

Benjamin Moore's Color Portfolio app.
Benjamin Moore's Color Portfolio app.

Benjamin Moore's Color Portfolio app.

Paint by Clare.
Paint by Clare.

Paint by Clare.

Behr's Ultra Scuff Defense paint.
Behr's Ultra Scuff Defense paint.

Behr's Ultra Scuff Defense.

Farrow & Ball's Modern Emulsion paint.
Farrow & Ball's Modern Emulsion paint.

Farrow & Ball's Modern Emulsion.

Sherwin Williams' Ovation Plus.
Sherwin Williams' Ovation Plus.

Sherwin Williams' Ovation Plus.

Product Watch

Paint companies innovate with texture, color and content

Product Watch - FINISH LINE

Farrow & Ball’s catalog of 156 water-based hues now comes in Modern Emulsion, a low-VOC, matte finish for interiors that is washable and wipeable, scuff-proof and mold- and mildew-resistant. Suitable for everything from busy hallways to moisture-prone baths. Find at Farrow & Ball’s Friendship Heights location. farrow-ball.com

GOING GREEN
The latest addition to the HGTV Home by Sherwin-Williams brand has just debuted. Ovation Plus, an eco-friendly acrylic interior paint and primer, boasts a mold- and mildew-resistant finish and zero VOCs at an affordable price point. Available exclusively at Lowe’s. hgtvhomebysherwinwilliams.com

TONAL STYLE
The look of Venetian plaster can now be achieved with an easy-to-apply lime wash product from JH Wall Paints. Both antibacterial and environmentally friendly, JH Lime Wall Paint creates a matte, velvety finish with mottling and tonal variations. Launched in 2020, the California brand offers the paint in 74 color choices. jhwallpaints.com

SCREEN TIME
The Benjamin Moore Color Portfolio app uses virtual fan decks and photo and video visualizers to simplify color selection. It also integrates the ColorReader device, which matches flat surfaces to more than 3,500 Benjamin Moore colors. The app is free; the ColorReader is available at Benjamin Moore retailers. benjaminmoore.com

Product Watch - CURATED COLOR

Clare, a direct-to-consumer paint brand, offers 60 shades curated by founder, designer and TV personality Nicole Gibbons. Convenient peel-and-stick color swatches are available and Clare Color Genius, an online quiz, helps customers hone in on the right hue for a specific space. clare.com

CLEAN + NO SHEEN
Unlike typical flat paints that immediately show wear and tear, Behr’s new Ultra Scuff Defense Flat Paint & Primer delivers durability with a no-sheen look. The product was developed to reduce the upkeep associated with flat finishes, even in high-traffic areas. behr.com

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