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Best Taupe Paint Colors

Get to know taupe, a rich neutral that effortlessly transforms any room into a warm and welcoming sanctuary.

From the best light taupe colors to those with a deeper tonality, we invite you to explore the range of this gorgeous neutral, and see the ones that fellow homeowners gravitate towards the most.
A painted hallway in taupe Weimaraner AF-155 with demi-lune table and jade vase holding flowering branches.

What is Taupe?

Classic taupe paint colors are a combination of brown and gray. Taupe ranges from the color of a tan trench coat to that of fresh mushrooms. As with any paint color, undertones and lighting conditions are factors as to whether your chosen taupe will skew warm or cool.
A bedroom with walls painted in Jute AF-80 and decorative cow print pillows.

Jute AF-80

A homeowner favorite, Jute AF-80 is a wheat-colored taupe that blends in, yet still manages to stand out.

In this relaxing bedroom, a striking inset wall in White Heron OC-57 showcases a modern clock as the only décor—proof positive that even white and neutral hues, when combined, can make a powerful design impact.
A cozy living room corner with two wing chairs and walls painted in Sparrow AF-720, a deep taupe color.

Sparrow AF-720

Deep taupes create cozy enclaves, as seen in this welcoming living room corner. Homeowners love snuggling up surrounded by Sparrow AF-720, another great color from our Affinity® collection.
A kitchen with a taupe-painted kitchen counter and walls painted in Silver Half Dollar 2121-40 and Old Pickup Blue 2054-60.

Indian River 985

A wide range of colors look great with taupe, making it a super versatile color choice.

Both Silver Half Dollar 2121-40 and Old Pickup Blue 2054-60 add a little fun to this neutral-hued kitchen which includes taupe Indian River 985 on the kitchen island, and slightly cool Decorator's White OC-149 on trim.
A dining area with exposed ceiling beams and walls painted in Weimaraner AF-155.

Weimaraner AF-155

If you love earthy, warm colors, you’ll love Weimaraner AF-155, a deep taupe from our Affinity® collection.

Paired here with warm Ballet White OC-9 on floors and former Color of the Year Simply White OC-117 on trim—the vibe is sophisticated yet relaxing.
A corner study area with walls painted in Shaker Beige HC-45 and ceilings painted in Simply White OC-117.

Shaker Beige HC-45

Taupe offers a calming paint color choice for your office nook, made that much better by streaming daylight through a nearby window.

Shaker Beige HC-45, a warm taupe, shown here in matte finish, contributes to a serene work environment. Fresh, clean trim comes via Dove Wing OC-18 from the Benjamin Moore Off-White collection .
Beige hallway with walls painted in Driftwood 2107-40 and Soft Satin 2164-60.

Driftwood 2107-40

Taupe paint colors beautifully complement other neutrals.

Here, an accent wall in beige-pink Soft Satin 2164-60 creates a striking yet subtle color flow from a Driftwood 2107-40-painted room to the hallway beyond.

Design tip: Use mirrors to create an intriguing color dimension to any space.
A corner pantry with Hancock Gray HC-97 walls and White Dove OC-17 cabinets.

Hancock Gray HC-97

A color from Benjamin Moore’s popular Historical Color collection, Hancock Gray HC-97, is a timeless, warm taupe that works in both traditional and contemporary spaces.

Pair Hancock Gray with White Dove OC-17 or any other warm white on trim and ceilings for a crisp, cohesive look.
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