Grey Marble And Island

Grey Marble and Island

I could not resist the title, my apologies for the cliche’.  Grey is one of our favorite colors, or to be technically correct, our favorite tones between black and white. Honestly, most colors, (or lack thereof), on interior finishes and furniture are determined by our tasteful clients and or their talented interior designers.  We provide the backdrop for their tableau.

Grey, in its wide range of tones and shades, have long been a favorite of interior designers and is also a color we never grow tired of.  Please enjoy the following mixed use of grey in our homes.

Grey Roof

Grey Roof

Grey Ceiling And Fireplace

Grey Ceiling and Fireplace

Grey Wallpaper

Grey Wallpaper

Grey Bathroom

Grey Bathroom

Grey Panels

Grey Panels

Grey House

Grey House

Grey Tile And Vanity

Grey Tile and Vanity

Grey Butlers' Pantry

Grey Butlers’ Pantry

Grey Walls And Fireplace Surround

Grey Walls and Fireplace Surround

Grey Mudroom Floor

Grey Mudroom Floor

Grey House

Grey House

Grey Tile

Grey Tile

Grey Mudroom

Grey Mudroom

Grey Master Bedroom

Grey Master Bedroom

Photos by Rob Karosis  Curated Brochure by Crisp Architects: Portfolio

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By Published On: October 25th, 2016Categories: Miscellaneous27 Comments on 15 Shades of Grey

About the Author: James Crisp

James M. Crisp has been an architect for well over 30 years. His architectural firm, Crisp Architects, designs projects throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts. In April of 2007, Taunton Press published 'On the Porch' by James M. Crisp and Sandra Mahoney.

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    Tom Dieck November 10, 2016 at 7:42 am

    Absolutely Stunning Designs

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    Mary Douglas November 10, 2016 at 7:50 am

    I always look forward to receiving your newsletter. The photos are so beautiful, and your pet stories are heart warming. Thank-you for sharing; you are very talented!
    My husband and I live in MS, in a white two story home. I have been considering have our shutters painted gray, as well as the cement porch floors. Do you have any color suggestions? Our roof is a medium gray.
    Thank-you again for your updates. They are very enjoyable.

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    betsy Shequine November 10, 2016 at 9:32 am

    Jimmy: You make gray look positively colorful!! These are such gorgeous photos. They make me want to re-do everything in my house!! Of course that’s the point, and it is well made!!

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    James Crisp November 10, 2016 at 9:56 am

    Thanks Betsy!

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    James Crisp November 10, 2016 at 9:56 am

    Thanks, our interior designers deserve a lot of credit!

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    Diana M. Bier November 10, 2016 at 10:49 am

    I must concur with all the above comments! These rooms are beautifully designed and decorated, and the photography is magnificent!

    Looking forward to more newsletters!

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    Judi Smith November 10, 2016 at 3:21 pm

    Gray never looked better! I so enjoy your posts and your timely advice about home chores and maintenance.
    And, oh, the lovely pictures where everything looks happy. In viewing your designs, I find your style is very much to my taste, beautiful, functional, earthy and with a real presence .

    Do you offer long distance help with design.

    Judi Smith

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    Peggy DaValt November 21, 2016 at 3:03 pm

    I love your work. Wow!! The bathroom with the gray tile, is that a shower and a tub together? Awesome work!!

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    James Crisp November 21, 2016 at 3:32 pm

    Yes it is. That is a detail we use occasionally.

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    James Crisp November 21, 2016 at 3:32 pm

    Be glad to talk to you about it.

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    James Crisp November 21, 2016 at 3:33 pm

    Thank you

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    James Crisp December 8, 2016 at 10:11 am

    Thank you and my photographer, Rob Karosis thanks you.

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    deb December 13, 2016 at 11:08 am

    WOW….Your work is so Amazing. I wish you could do my house in Lake Wylie, SC..- Thank you for the inspiration.

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    Fawn December 31, 2016 at 5:01 pm

    Hello- What is the paint used in the butlers pantry?

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    Cynthia orlando January 9, 2017 at 12:05 pm

    What color gray is the picture of the kitchen?

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    Lori January 21, 2017 at 7:56 pm

    Can you please share the gray color of the Butler’s pantry

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    Lori January 21, 2017 at 7:57 pm

    Can you please share the grey paint color of the butlers pantry.

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    Sandy Hoffman January 26, 2017 at 12:18 am

    Hello, my husband and I are building a new home and I was hoping to get the names/brand of the grey’s in two of your photographs. The grey mud room and the grey butler’s pantry. Really have enjoyed looking at your beautiful work. Thank you.

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    Alice DeClaire February 5, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    Regarding the Grey Butlers Pantry: I would be interested to know the inside dimensions of the upper cabinets. My husband is a builder and just installed a beautiful kitchen and now the owner says the her dishes will not fit in the upper cabinets. According to the builder of the cabinets, they are standard at 12″. However the door is an inset door and while most dishes fit fine, hers, apparently, do not. I don’t know a solution to this other than removing and rebuilding and reinstalling the upper cabinets. Extremely frustrating especially since in 40 years of building, this is the first time this has happened.

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    Liza Thompson March 9, 2017 at 10:45 pm

    Gorgeous. Who makes the color on the cabinets in the butler’s pantry?

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    Jill April 15, 2017 at 7:40 pm

    They grey butler pantry cabinets are exactly what I have in mind for my kitchen redo. They’re beautiful, are they custom built?

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    James Crisp April 15, 2017 at 7:48 pm


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    Rebecca June 2, 2017 at 11:17 am

    I love the butler pantry! Can you tell me what color paint you used?

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    Lisa Miller December 7, 2017 at 7:53 am

    Could you please tell me the color of gray on butlers pantry?

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    Carolyn January 23, 2018 at 12:15 pm

    Everything is simply beautiful, I also would love the paint color of the butlers psntry.

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    Jolanta Aschenbrenner-Kilian September 24, 2018 at 11:24 am

    Dear James, would it be possible for you to tell me the color of gray on butlers pantry? We are renovating our kitchen and just love this color. Thanks a lot for help. Best regards.
    Jolanta Aschenbrenn-Kilian

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    James Crisp September 24, 2018 at 11:41 am

    BenMore, CW-700 slate

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