Pratt & Lambert Logo

learn about color

color & inspiration

  • sea-hawk-33-26
  • wendigo-33-18
  • rawhide-10-17
  • matte-7-21
  • almond-toast-7-24

Reliable. Wholesome. Organic.

Many men list brown as their favorite color. Most often associated with reliability, stability and friendship, it's a masculine, natural, organic color that conveys wholesomeness. Lighter browns imply genuineness, while darker tones mimic wood and leather. Brown paired with green can create a very earthy atmosphere, while brown paired with a yellow-gold or orange can make a space feel warm and inviting. Deep purple or gray mixed with brown will produce a conservative, yet comfortable, environment.