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habitat plus – whites and neutrals

Welcome – There’s a reason why various ‘white’ and neutral paint colours top the list of most popular Resene colours each year. They’re just so versatile.

While Resene is well-known for its daring fashion colour fandecks, the Resene Whites & Neutrals collection is the one that home decorators turn to again and again to create a baseline palette for their homes. There are 28 palette cards with 12 colours on each. Often, those colours are from the same colour 'family', and are variants of one colour. This makes it easier to build a colour scheme... more

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The Whites & Neutrals Collection

The Resene Whites & Neutrals collection is one of the most popular and comprehensive collections... more

The right white

The right white

Alabaster, chalk, ivory, cream… which is which? There are so many wonderful Resene whites to choose from... more

Mid-toned neutrals

Mid-toned neutrals

Next to white, soft mid-toned neutrals are the most popular wall colours... more

Going dark

Going dark

Many of us think of neutral as whites or pale colours but very dark colours are can also be neutral... more

Tonal colour schemes

Tonal colour schemes

Tonal or monochromatic colour schemes make great use of whites and neutrals... more

Adding texture gloss and pattern

Adding texture gloss and pattern

To really come alive, neutral and tonal colour schemes need texture and variations in gloss levels... more

Which direction?

Which direction?

Colour is not equal, unchanging and well behaved... more

How light affects colour

How light affects colour

You’ve been to your local Resene ColorShop and chosen the perfect soft white for your living room... more

Using accents

Using accents

Very few of us want to live in all-white interiors. You might love your white walls and kitchen cabinetry, and have a delicious white leather sofa, but by adding other accent colours... more

On the outside

On the outside

White and other pale neutrals are often a go-to choice for the outside of a house... more

 

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