Photos by Maria Killam
Obviously Cloud White (like in this post I wrote) cannot possibly be a go-to white for the exterior of any home and certainly not brick homes, like all the wonderful homes in Toronto (where I’m on a mini-vacation this week). Here is my take on the ones that do work well.
In this gray brick home (above), an off-white trim like Cloud White would be perfectly fine because gray and white are great together. White is way too stark looking for the most part if your brick is rusty or more earthy.
If the grout in the above brick home was high contrasting and light, the all black trim would look better.
Another house with trim that is too stark of a white. The above house, although pretty, would look even better with creamy trim like HC-174 or OC-47 instead of white.