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Swiss Coffee OC-45 by Benjamin Moore

Swiss Coffee is milky smooth, soft, and sophisticated. In my latest colour review video of this beautiful neutral by Benjamin Moore, I share:

  • Colour comparisons in order to easily see the different colour tones
  • Best white paint colours for the trim and ceilings
  • Beautiful colour combinations to inspire you for your decorating project

After you watch the video, if you would like all this information conveniently laid out for you in one place and have even more paint colour combinations to use with Swiss Coffee, take a look at my new Essential Colour Guide. A must-have for any colour enthusiast or design professional.

Swiss Coffee Benjamin Moore OC-45

As a Certified True Colour Expert and an award-winning interior design professional, I’ve worked with many homeowners on various residential design projects. I also want to give you the confidence to make educated decisions about your own paint choices. Let’s do this!

Swiss Coffee Colour Review Video

Undertone: Warm Greige

Swiss Coffee Benjamin Moore OC-45

A versatile off-white, Swiss Coffee may look more white or more greige in colour depending on the lighting and what other decorative elements you pair with it in your interior decorating project.

Looking at the colour comparisons below will help give you a better idea of where Swiss Coffee fits in between two similar shades of creamy whites.

Colour Comparisons

White Dove OC-17 & White Down CC-50

Swiss Coffee White Dove White Down

Best Whites To Pair With Swiss Coffee

Simply White OC-117 By Benjamin Moore

Swiss Coffee Simply White

Chantilly Lace OC-65 By Benjamin Moore

Swiss Coffee Chantilly Lace

Snowfall White OC-118 By Benjamin Moore

Swiss Coffee Snowfall White

By the way, did you ever see my stunning Toronto bathroom design that is painted Snowfall White? See the entire project here. Scroll to the end for professional photos of my all-white bathroom design, plus you’ll see Charlotte, my client’s beautiful white cat. She fitted in purr-fectly with the colour scheme. (Sorry, I couldn’t resist!)

I have around 10 white paint colours that are my best whites for trim and ceilings. You don’t need all of the thousands of whites available to you to get the right one and you definitely don’t need to mix two different whites or use only a certain percentage of paint colour to get the right one for you.

I can assure that the best colour for your project already exists, you just need to know 5 Steps on how to choose the right paint colour the first time.

Fabulous Colour Combinations

Swiss Coffee with Thunder, Coventry Gray & Kendall Charcoal

Swiss Coffee Thunder Coventry Gray Kendall Charcoal

Thunder AF-685 By Benjamin Moore

Swiss Coffee Thunder

Coventry Gray HC-169 By Benjamin Moore

Swiss Coffee Coventry Gray

Kendall Charcoal HC-166 By Benjamin Moore

Swiss Coffee Kendall Charcoal

Stay tuned because in my next post I will be sharing beautiful Swiss Coffee colour palettes that will include fabrics, wallpapers, hardwood, and more. See you then!

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Colour Review Swiss Coffee

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The colour combinations shown above, plus more fabulous paints to choose from, are included in my Essential Colour Guide of Swiss Coffee.

Swiss Coffee is now part of my Benjamin Moore Whites & Neutrals Collection showcasing all 10 of my Benjamin Moore white and neutral essential colour guides.

Colour Guides Neutrals And Whites

My Essential Colour Guide library has over 30 paint colours to select from. Click here to see them all.

Essential Paint Colour Guide

If you want to get all my Benjamin Moore colour guides in one place, look no further than my Benjamin Moore Ultimate Collection.  All 20 of my guides in one handy collection.

Remember, it only takes one mistake to take your home decorating project from divine to disaster. Don’t let the paint be what stresses you out!

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(6) Comments
  • Melinda
    | 9 January 2021

    I used Swiss Coffee in a dark bedroom. All four walls. Would not recommend it in a dark room. It’s not objectionable, just very . . . Blah. However I would consider it for whole-house not-exactly-white walls.

  • Claire Jefford
    | 9 January 2021

    Hey Melinda. Thank you for sharing your experience with Swiss Coffee! It is important to note that a light paint colour will never bring a dark room to life. Only lighting in a space can do that. If there is no natural lighting, adding portlights, sconces and lamps is the only way to brighten a room.

  • Meredith
    | 9 January 2021

    I chose Swiss Coffee for my front hallway, stairwell & upstairs hallway and it’s fabulous! I live in a Tudor with very little natural
    light and needed a warmer white that wouldn’t be too stark as there is a ton of wood. I spent hours looking at whites and settled happily on this color. My adjoining living room is Revere Pewter and dining room is Georgian Green & it all goes together nicely. I am considering it to paint my kitchen cabinets as well!

    • Claire Jefford
      | 16 July 2021

      Hi Meredith. Thanks for sharing your experience with Swiss Coffee! I can’t wait to use it for a project in the near future…I hope!

  • Dana
    | 10 January 2021

    Hi Claire, We used Swiss Coffee on all the walls and Snowfall White on the doors, trim and ceilings of an east facing condo last year and they look fabulous together! The wood floors were stained from an orange tone to a medium brown. The existing brown and off white marble entry floors came to life beautifully with the coordinating colours of Swiss Coffee and Snowfall White. I love and recommend this pairing of colours for a warm, light space!

    • Claire Jefford
      | 16 July 2021

      This is great to hear Dana, thank you for sharing your experience with this colour combination!

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